Writing Novels That Sell with Adrienne deWolfe

Secret to Writing Novellas: A Bestseller's Tips for Writing Short

If you’re writing for the ebook market, the ability to write short is a definite advantage: Ebook readers prefer to download an entire series in one fell swoop.  The shorter you write, the more books you can out-put. More published…
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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…
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Amateur Writing: Do Your eBooks Give Indie Authors a Bad Name?

Picture Yours Truly indulging in a rare pleasure these days:  taking time to open a new book, published by a small electronic press. The cover of the book I’m browsing looks good. The author has been published before by this small press. …
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Book Marketing for Indie Authors: Image Branding 101

Picture this:  Your book is finally published.  (Whoop! Congratulations!) You’ve worked months – maybe years – for the moment when you can proudly point to  the byline on your cover and say:  “Yep! That’s me!  I really wrote…
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Book Marketing: 10 Tips for a Successful eBook Blog Tour

As an author who has toured, and as a blog owner who has hosted tours, I can speak with authority about both sides of the virtual book tour experience. My motivation for this post is to save budget-conscious authors from wasting their money…
Writing Novels That Sell with Adrienne deWolfe

Literary Gatekeepers: Professional Readers Impact Novel Sales

Editor's Note: Please welcome Helen Carey, who has worked as a professional reader for two book publishers and a literary agent. Helen has agreed to share her “insider secrets” about the real, behind the scenes power that a professional…
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Twitter Tips: Secret Hashtags 4 Novel #Writers (Part 2)

Welcome back, Twitter Ninjas! In our last (thrilling) installment of Twitter Tips: 20 Tweeting Secrets for Novel Writers, I regaled you with ideas for getting your novel noticed in the Twitterverse. (Thanks for your patience, by the way.…
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Twitter Tips: 20 Tweeting Secrets for Novel Writers (Part 1)

In my never-ending quest to bring you useful book marketing strategies, it occurred to me that I may not be alone in my befuddlement over Twitter. No, I’m not referring to my FREAK OUT DAY, when all my Tweets inexplicably disappeared from…
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Pinterest for Novel Writers: 10 Tips for Promoting Your Writing

  I recently had a pleasant wake-up call about Pinterest. In my supreme ignorance, I thought that this popular social media site was the haven for dessert recipes, cute animals, and crochet patterns.  Imagine my surprise when I stumbled…
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Writers Block: Tips for Overcoming the Blank Mind Syndrome

Howdy, fellow Procrastinators! Yes, I am writing blog posts instead of my novel. ::Eh-hem:: Thought you might enjoy these words of wit and wisdom from famous authors. And then...go put your butt in your chair and compose the next scene! Norman…