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Rebels, Rakes and Rogues: Top Picks from #Romance Authors #amreading #books

I asked some popular Romance authors to help me explain why Alpha Heroes have become such perennial favorites among readers – including this little ol’ closet fan!  And while we’re on the topic of True Confessions:  I can trace my…
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6 Reasons Why Judging a #NovelWriting Contest Helps Your Career #Writetip #amwriting

Are you writing commercial fiction? Then consider becoming a judge for a writing contest to help your career. Many aspiring authors already know the benefits of entering a writing contest. These days, even the larger regional contests have…
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Get Better Book Reviews, More Sales #BookMarketing #BookPromo #Selfpub pic.twitter.com/BNvw6SV29u

Sure, every author WANTS to receive glowing book reviews. But do book reviews help sales? That's the million dollar question. As an Indie author, I've had my mind blown.  In the old days, when I was published by Bantam and Avon, I had no…
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How to Promote Your #eBook with an #Excerpt @AdriennedeWolfe #Writetip #bookmarketing #BlogTour

What considerations should go into choosing a book excerpt for a blog tour or a post on social media? First and foremost, an excerpt is a SALES TOOL. If you keep that in mind, you’re already leagues ahead of most touring authors. If…
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Cyber Bullying: One Author's Solution to Stop the Madness @TheWorldAmongUs #StopBullying #writetip #writing

[Note:  This guest post was written by Beth Ann Kozlowski.] If you're like me, then you probably have noticed the large amount of bullying happening lately.  I don't know about you, but I find it very discouraging and disheartening. Don't…
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Story Critiques: Tips for Ending the Trash Talk #writing #writetip #WIP #amwriting #story

One of my favorite literary mottoes comes from Alexander Dumas’s The Three Musketeers:  “All for One, and One for All!”  I’ve often thought that any kind of critique – whether it be of a fiction manuscript or a friend’s hair…
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Fiction Writing Blues: Why Editors Reject Novels #writing #fiction #romance #paranormal

Why do book editors reject novels?      As a book writing coach, I answer that question a lot when folks want to know how to polish their fiction-writing after a rejection.  As strange as it may seem, even good book writing gets…
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How to Write a Novel as a Collaborative Team

How to Write a Novel as a Collaborative Team Put one or two fiction writers in the same room, and ultimately, somebody poses the question:  "Wouldn’t it be great if we could collaborate as a writing team?" But how exactly does a “team”…
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What's the Secret to Writing Bestselling Heroes?

Have you ever wondered how bestselling authors can get away with writing the same hero over and over again? I’m not talking about carrying an original character into a spin-off  novel or sequel (like Ian Fleming did with James Bond.) I’m…
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Writing Tips from a Bestseller: How to Build a Long Career

Welcome to USA Today bestselling Contemporary Romance Author, Barbara Bretton.  Her 40+ books have more than 10 million copies in print. Barbara graciously agreed to dash off her best advice to authors who want to build their careers over the…