Category Archives: blogs

Summer Can Interfere

Sometimes my writer friends, especially those new to the business, ask me how I manage to write so many different things: books, articles, short stories, columns, blogs, etc. They tell me that something else always interferes with their plans to … Continue reading

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A writer not a computer expert

If I had two clones, perhaps I could learn to do all the things a writer needs to do to be an expert , but as it is it’s just me. And the older I get, the less of me … Continue reading

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Meeting a hot new writer

Meeting best selling authors is one of the big perks of being in this business. As a writer myself, I stand in awe of those who hit the best seller list, whether they do it with years of one book … Continue reading

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Pushing the right buttons

The blog I wrote today to be posted tomorrow is up because I pushed the wrong buttons. And that got me to thinking about the things we do we absolutely don’t intend to do, and how we can make them … Continue reading

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Blog Book Tour

Sometimes referred to as a Virtual Book Tour, this handy promotional tool is a godsend for promoting online. It saves running around from town to town, bookstore to bookstore, guzzling gas and wearing down the most athletic author. True this … Continue reading

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Preparing for a Virtual Book Tour

It’s difficult to say when and where preparation began for my planned virtual book tour. I hope to kick it off in July, but there’s much still to do. One of the most helpful places I know of for beginning … Continue reading

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