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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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Book Title Debates: Name Your Novel Something Provocative

What's in a name? Plenty! No matter how well you write, if your book title doesn't grab the reader’s attention, you will lose sales. If you're writing for a legacy publisher (one of the Big 6), suggesting book titles can be frustrating.…
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5 Ways to Get a Good Review

Welcome back guest columnist, Carrie Slager, who reviews books for The Mad Reviewer blog. This is Part II in Carrie's series. You'll find more  tips in Part I of her series, Tips for Dealing with Book Reviewers.] Last week I touched…
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Book Signing Survival Tips for Fiction Writers

For you new authors, who are dreading your first, official book signing, take heart.  There’s always book signing #2. Okay, okay.  I’m kidding.  (Sort of.) Earlier this year, I wrote one of my more popular posts,  Humor for…
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How to Pitch Book Cover Art and Titles to a Publisher

When you pitch book cover art and titles to a publisher, diplomacy will win you more concessions than obstinance. During the days when I was writing romance books, I quickly discovered that actual, in-the-trenches marketing experience was…