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It’s A Mystery To Me

Someone recently asked me why I chose to write in the mystery genre, and the answer is simple: Because I love to read them. I love to try to figure out who wears the white hats and who wears the black. And my favorite mysteries are manned by characters who are flawed and irreverent and […]

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Authors: 15 Tips To Increase Your Productivity

Whether you’re a full-time writer or a newbie working on your first novel, the issue of  speed – how fast you’re creating that opus – has probably come up for you. I’ve tweaked a few things this year and my productivity has improved, but I’ll continue to search for ways to crank out really good […]

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45 Ways To Sabotage Your Social Media Success

Author, writer, blogger, book reviewer, editor – whichever “hat” you wear, you’ve probably made a stab at creating an online platform and used social media to get the word out about it. But sometimes we forget that social media is designed for just that – being social. If you haven’t garnered the success you’d hoped, […]

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Direct Sale Venues For Authors

Self-published authors wear a lot of hats, and I’m going to speak for many of us and say that the most boggling of them all is book promotion. We’re pretty much always trying to think up ways to get ourselves and our titles in front of readers, am I right? So while we’re spending a […]

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Writers: Get The Right Kind Of Feedback!

I’m thrilled to share this article written by my friend, fellow author, and book editor, Belinda Pollard. Enjoy! The right feedback at the right time is the secret weapon of every successful author. Of course, an editor would say that. But I’m also a writer, and I love good feedback on my own work. I’m […]

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