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Writer Resources: Platform Now
You may still be in the writing stage, and that's alright. Even if its your first book, you need to be building your platforms NOW! And I hear you asking, "But what do I possibly have to share now?", and you have everything to share. Your journey to a finished book is what excites the... Continue Reading →
Meet the Board
That’s right, we’re growing! And as we evolve, we are getting our officials in order again. Without further a due, meet the Board. President: Jennifer Thompson That’s me! Your fearless blogger! I have 20 years of writing experience, 14 years of independent publishing, and 2 years publishing house experience. I have three kids, 2 cats,... Continue Reading →
The ArsonistAn obsessed, twisted maniac targets the city of Chicago for destruction in retribution for the burning of Atlanta ten years earlier during the Civil War. But he has been hunted around the world by an ex-Union officer named Philip Avers who knows his true identity. Both men converge on the bustling metropolis on a... Continue Reading →
Writer Resources: Hashtags That Get You Noticed.
By now, author or writer, you should know that social media has a huge role in spreading the word about your work. And reaching the right readers has its complications.One of those distractions can be hashtags. A vital part of social media today, it helps you to further target your audience when posting teasers and... Continue Reading →
Write Better: Focus
Distractions will happen; that's just a part of life, but if you do a little planning you may be able to focus during writing time. When scheduling your day, writing time should be during the quietest part of the day. Are the kids at school? Spouse at work? Pets settled down? Great NOW is the... Continue Reading →
Author Interview: Me!
In light of my upcoming birthday, I thought, it’s been a while. So, I took to Facebook to find out what questions you had for me, the author. And this was the fun I had! Tabbie Asked: To?Too?Two?There?They're?Their? Okay enough shenanigans, how about whats your process for developing your characteristics in a secondary character? Never... Continue Reading →
Four authors will each take a different daughter born from the Prince of Darkness, Vlad Montour. (Also known as Vlad the Impaler, an evil villain from history)Blair – Chrissy PeeblesJezebel – Kristen MiddletonVictoria – W.J. MayLotus – C.J. PinardBlair: Half witch and half vampire. She lives with a coven of witches and hasn't had any... Continue Reading →
Write Better: Street Team Content
Your street team, crew, or biggest fans! Whatever you call them, they help you spread the word about your book. So why not give them the best ? Today we look at content you should reserve for your super fans. Sneak Peeks: Give them the a chapter to tease your super fans with your upcoming... Continue Reading →
Author Interview: George Tackes
1. When did you know you had a story to tell? Storytellers always have a story to tell. This particular tale, “The Great Chicago Fire Conspiracy,” started in 2011 during a family trip to Springfield, IL. After visiting the old State Capitol, we were walking away and my daughter turned to look at the old... Continue Reading →