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Networking for Writers: Conference Etiquette (Part 1)

If you have ever talked to a friend, passing on a job lead, news of a great sale, or praise for a wonderful novel, then you have “networked.”  In essence, networking is word-of-mouth marketing.  At a writing conference, you must learn…
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Crime Fiction: How Mystery Writers Pen a Chilling Read (Pt 3)

(Part 3 in the 3-part series, Crime Fiction:  How Mystery Writers Pen a Chilling Read) While Mystery writers are the undisputed masters of the literary device known as suspense, writers of other popular fiction genres (Romance, Fantasy,…
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Crime Fiction: How Mystery Writers Pen a Chilling Read (Pt 2)

(Part 2 in the 3-part series, Crime Fiction:  How Mystery Writers Pen a Chilling Read) Even if you aren’t writing Crime Fiction, you can learn how to write an edge-of-your-seat read by studying how Mystery writers incorporate suspense…
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Book Promotion Strategy for Indie and Midlist Authors

Book Promotion Strategy for Indie and Midlist Authors (Part 4 in the 4-part Series, Book Marketing Strategy) Although book promotion may be an expensive proposition, a well-planned book marketing strategy can benefit fiction writers who…
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Book Promotion: Good & Bad Gambles for Advertising

Book promotion can be expensive for fiction writers.  You're a one-man / one-woman company, chasing after national -- even international -- sales.  Yet how many Indie Fiction Authors and Midlist Authors of genre fiction have $290,000 to invest…
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Crime Fiction: How Mystery Writers Pen a Chilling Read (Pt 1)

Crime fiction is wildly popular.  Writing novels with spine-tingling action requires Mystery writers to study the literary device known as suspense.  Even if you aren't writing novels for the Crime Fiction market, your Romance, Fantasy,…
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Book Marketing Strategy: Is Book Promotion Right for Me? (Part 2)

Before planning your book marketing strategy, you must first determine if the time and cost of book promotion will benefit your sales and career goals. In Part I of this 4-part series on Book Marketing Strategy, I discussed, in detail, the…
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Book Marketing Strategy: Is Book Promotion Right for Me? (Part I)

Book marketing strategy abounds.  The bigger question is:  what's the pay-off if I decide to invest the time and money in book promotion? Only after you're armed with the knowledge to make an educated decision about book promotion will…
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Texas Spirit Seekers: Training Future Ghost Hunters

Texas Spirit Seekers is training the ghost hunters of the future right here in Austin!  (Honestly.  I don’t make this stuff up . . .) As Halloween night creeps ever closer, I started thinking about all the spooky freakishness that…
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Ghost Hunters & Paranormal Investigators Buy at Wal-Mart?!

Welcome Ghost Hunters and Paranormal Investigators -- especially you armchair ones.  Happy Halloween Weekend!  What a great time to run the second article in my Haunted Pizza Series, Hunting for Hauntings:  Equipment for Paranormal Investigators. …