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New Book – The Maltese Felon Plus A No Cost Book For You

Drum roll, please :)… I am delighted to announce the release of the third book in my Reed Ferguson mystery series: The Maltese Felon Reed’s back with a dose of humor and film noir that will keep you turning pages. … Continue reading

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Blog Basics Continued – The Importance of Your Blog Title

As we continue to examine blog basics, I noticed that someone on Triberr made a point that many of the posts being submitted had very vague titles (if you don’t know about Triberr, read Indie Authors – How To Use … Continue reading

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Blog Basics For Indie Authors – Your Audience

Most indie authors who are successful (by this I mean selling well) will tell you that a blog is an essential part of your marketing platform.  This is true, but a lot of little things make a blog effective, one … Continue reading

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For Indie Authors – How To Write A Book Press Release

Many indie authors do not seem at all familiar with how to write a book press release, but this can be a valuable way to introduce readers to your books, and it can be a great way to increase your … Continue reading

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Take Five Short Story Collection at No Cost To You

Allow me again a bit of self-promotion.  We indie authors know it’s hard to build a fan base, but our blogs are one place to let others know what we have to offer.  I’ll keep this brief and get on … Continue reading

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A Reed Ferguson Mystery at No Cost To You!

Permit me to digress from my usual posts for a bit of self-promotion :).  As many of you know, I write the Reed Ferguson mystery series.  These great mystery novels are climbing the Amazon charts, and in honor of this, … Continue reading

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Writers Workshop – How To Avoid Writing Cliches

I was recently reading some reviews on a book by an indie author and I was struck by how many reviewers said the author was writing clichés.  This was a mystery novel and many pointed out that clichés throughout the … Continue reading

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10 Most Popular Posts of 2011

Man, this blog has grown!  I started blogging in July of 2011, offering information related to my mystery series, horror books and other writing.  But I didn’t post a lot until the last couple of months when I realized (yes, … Continue reading

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Indie Authors – How To Use Triberr to Grow Your Blog

Indie authors need to leverage all kinds of social media in order to effectively sell their books.  Running a blog has been a great way for me to get the word out about my horror books, mystery series and other … Continue reading

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Indie Authors and Predictions for 2012

2011 seemed to be a banner year for indie authors.  It was for me.  I reprinted a horror book (that’s ranking in the top 100 and even the top 5 on various Amazon charts), put out two mystery novels in … Continue reading

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