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Indiana Jones and the Golden Editor

Posted on Sep 19, 2017 by   6 Comments | Posted in Uncategorized

Do you remember that first scene in the movie Raiders of the Lost Ark? Indiana Jones carefully maneuvers through a cavern full of spiders, booby-traps, a disloyal guide and numerous warnings along the way to be careful. Then the golden statue is finally in the hands of the handsome Indiana, only to have it snatched [..Read more]

Black Roses & Speculative Fiction

Posted on Sep 15, 2017 by   7 Comments | Posted in Uncategorized

The Skinny Author’s Book Review  The new Speculative Fiction Writers Website is an idea that has been in the back of Krista Lynn’s mind for several years. Together with five other authors, Linda Kane, Roh Morgon, Tierney James, and Cora Ramos, she developed a unique website that will be rolled out Friday, September 15th. It’s [..Read more]

The Skinny Author’s Book Review

Posted on Sep 12, 2017 by   5 Comments | Posted in Uncategorized

PENNED CON FIGHTS AUTISM Welcome to PENNED CON St. Louis 2017, where you’ll meet authors and readers all in one place. It is a fun time where you have a chance to mingle with your favorite author while raising money for Autism. This is the 4th year and the excitement continues to grow. With motivational speakers, informative [..Read more]

A Killer of a Deal

Posted on Sep 8, 2017 by   9 Comments | Posted in Uncategorized

Every August, writers, authors, agents, publishers and amazing keynote speakers converge onto a writers’ conference called Killer Nashville. Located in Tennessee, the hospitality is outstanding and the environment nurtures the most hesitant of introverts. Three years ago, I traveled to the event alone, hoping my new attempt at a writer’s life would be inspired and [..Read more]

THE SKINNY AUTHOR’S BOOK REVIEW

Posted on Aug 19, 2017 by   No Comments Yet | Posted in Uncategorized

Welcome to a new weekly segment where you do a quick look at some of the industry’s books now available. I will also be offering my own reviews of books I have read and want to share. This is the first week so let me know if you have some books I should be reading. [..Read more]

Drowning in the Blogisphere – Why Your Blog is Important

Posted on Jun 13, 2017 by   5 Comments | Posted in Uncategorized

  Many authors start to groan at the thought of developing a long-term marketing strategy for their books especially an on-line strategy because it’s another demand on their time. “This is time I could spend writing,” is the general complaint. Extra time isn’t something any of us have in ample supply, so I totally understand. [..Read more]

Boards Aren’t Boring – Marketing for Authors

Posted on May 29, 2017 by   4 Comments | Posted in Uncategorized

Oh, for the love of Pinterest. It is my feel-good place where I go to create worlds, decorate my house without a budget in mind, plant spectacular gardens, travel the world and collect yummy desserts. (Okay, I don’t actually make them, just drool over the prospect of making them.) Would you believe I even do [..Read more]

The Tangled Web We Weave – Marketing for Authors

Posted on May 22, 2017 by   6 Comments | Posted in Uncategorized

  What about those webinars? Are they worth your time? How expensive are they? What should I expect? All of these are good questions to consider when you feel you need to step it up a bit more concerning your marketing strategy. In my last blog post I talked about getting started by reading a [..Read more]

Chipping Away at Book Marketing

Posted on May 16, 2017 by   13 Comments | Posted in Uncategorized

  Not fun. In the old days your publisher would set up all kinds of promo, events and book signings. Those days are long gone. I’ve been a hybrid author for a while. I’ve used a traditional publisher and also and indie-assist publisher. Somewhere along the way a lightning bolt hit my ego and had [..Read more]

Killer Marketing – Creating A Blog

Posted on Apr 30, 2017 by   2 Comments | Posted in Uncategorized

  When I published my first book through Create Space my knowledge of marketing meant taking a grocery list to Walmart not promoting my book.  Even other writers didn’t prepare me for what needed to be done in order to get my book in the hands of readers. They floated in the same boat along [..Read more]

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