Happy Holidays!

This post is super short because I know your attention is where it should be, which is on friends, family, happy traditions, and giving huge thanks for what we have and what we hope will come. I want to thank each and every one of you for taking this crazy blog-and-self-publishing ride with me, and […]

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How To Beat The Fear Of Self-Publishing

My friend and fellow author Belinda Pollard recently took the plunge into self-publishing, and she’s here to share her story. Enjoy! Last week, I became a self-published author for the first time. An indie. It’s still sinking in that after so many years of yearning to be a novelist, I have a book I can […]

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5 Killer Tips For Writing Deadly Crime Fiction

This article originally appeared on Author Garry Rodger’s website, dyingwords.net. I asked permission to share it with you. Enjoy! Are you overwhelmed with writing advice? Frustrated by ‘expert’ penmonkeys that don’t know squat about crime-writing? Sick of literary snitches that sell you false clues? Stuck for real leads on what makes for good blood & guts […]

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Has Your eBook Been Pirated? What To Do: Step 1

Pirated ebooks are a headache and a hot-button issue for nearly every author (myself included!), and dealing with the pirate sites can be frustrating. This article was prepared by Kathryn Miller Goldman, Esq., in hopes we can help make the process to remove them clear. Molly found some of her books available for free download […]

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How To Build A Top-Notch Media Kit

Be Prepared! This excellent, comprehensive article was written by my friend and fellow self-published author, Maria Messini, who writes under the pen name MM Jaye. Enjoy! What comes to mind when you think of a Media Kit: A trad-published author with representation and an assistant tackling all the press and promo needs? Do you think […]

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Use Cyber Monday To Market Your Book

When the average shopper thinks of Cyber Monday, they think of the best time of the year to buy a new laptop, tablet or smartphone. It’s become a sort of unspoken rule in recent years that this shopping day is designed for technology deals, and online shopping carts are often filled with all the newest […]

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