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Interview with Author Kelly Charron

I’m pleased to reintroduce my Interview with a Poet/Author Series for 2018-2019 with an interview with a very special Canadian guest: psychological thriller and urban fantasy author Kelly Charron. Kelly Charron is the author of YA and adult psychological thrillers and urban fantasy novels. All of her novels have gritty, murderous inclinations and moderate amounts… Continue reading Interview with Author Kelly Charron

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Win An Audiobook Copy of The Ticket

This month and next, I’ll be entering current members and any new members in my special draw for a copy of The Ticket audiobook, which will be released by Tantor Audio on Audible and in other audio stores worldwide on April 17th.

Kindle · Novel Writing · Writing

$25 Amazon Gift Card Draw!

My final $25 Amazon Gift Card draw is tomorrow! Sign up at http://bit.ly/2rx8ZyF to be entered by tomorrow. I’ll have another contest for Club members in coming months, and as always, access to hundreds of wonderful, free books in the romance and fantasy genres. Business is booming! I’m busy, and a little torn up (sprained… Continue reading $25 Amazon Gift Card Draw!

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Don’t Be a Parrot: How to Stay Original in Your Writing

With 625,327 self-published books published in the United States in 2015 alone, according to Bowker, the US agency for the administration of the ISBN, you will need to be original to stand out. That’s just the self-published books, and that number is for 2015. By now, thanks to the growing popularity of Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) there are likely closer to 1 million books published every year. How can you stand out in that sea of books?

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Do It Your Way! 3 Tips For Dealing with Setbacks

Think of rejections not as a poor reflection on you or your work, but simply necessary steps that will get you closer to your goal (kind of like having bad dates and finding out what you don’t want in a mate).

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Three Simple (and Surprisingly Cheap) Ways to Promote Your Book in 2018

I used these techniques and found within six months of trying them all that my monthly income had increased by 300 percent. They all took very little time to set up, and were worth the investment, because they brought me a profit.

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The Wealthy Writer: Kick-Butt Book Signings

How do you pull off a successful book signing?