Monthly Archives: December 2011

Twelve Days of Christmas and Blog Hops

I’m taking a little break from talking about horror books, mystery novels, and writing to discuss the Twelve Days of Christmas.  Okay, I’m writing about my blog hops, so this post is about writing, in a way.  Anyway, back to … Continue reading

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Indie Authors and Book Editing

I recently read another (yes, another) post about indie authors needing to get book editing before they actually publish their books. This indie author and others I’ve seen argue, as I do, that too many indies should get book editing, … Continue reading

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Indie Authors – Blog Hopping!

Hey all, here’s a chance to ring in the holidays and show your support of indie authors!  I am participating in two blog hops!  I must be crazy…no, seriously this is a lot of fun!  It’s a chance for me … Continue reading

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Indie Author as Book Publicist

I belong to a group that features indie authors, so I blog about those indie authors and they blog about me.  This is a delightful way for promoting your books and yourself but I’m seeing a trend – indie authors … Continue reading

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Featured Indie Author – Connie Barrett

Welcome Indie Author Connie Barrett.  She’s written a series, A Dragon’s Guide to Destiny, with two books currently available: Big Dragons Don’t Cry and Dance With Clouds.  She’s also penned Cats in Command.  I’ve asked Connie to share some thoughts … Continue reading

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Indie Authors and the Paperback Market

In my last post, What Indie Authors Know – The Wall Street Journal Is Behind The Times, I teased you all with the question if the only way an indie author can make a buck is by publishing ebooks.  Well, … Continue reading

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What Indie Authors Know – The Wall Street Journal Is Behind The Times

I’m not a reader of the Wall Street Journal but my father is.  I picked my parents up at the airport this morning and took them home, and I happened to see Dad’s copy of the WSJ.  The headline How … Continue reading

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Welcome To The New Blog

Okay, it looks pretty much the same as the old blog, but it is new.  I’ll be posting more great information about my mystery novels, horror books, and great crime fiction. I also plan to expand the Writers Workshop, so … Continue reading

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Indie Authors – Promoting Your Book

As independent authors, or indie authors, you have a challenge that mainstream published authors do not – you are the sole person promoting your book.  I recently read a post by a mainstream published author and one of her comments … Continue reading

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Blog Tour – Featuring My Mystery Series

Hey all, I’d like to take a moment to promote myself :)  I am in a blog tour from December 5th through the 16th.  This is a great opportunity to check out my Reed Ferguson mystery series (great crime fiction … Continue reading

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