Category Archives: Marketing

Weekly Writer’s Round-Up: Week of June 11, 2012

Conference Tips Matt Usey with some unusual but helpful writers’ conference tips, via twitter. On Writing Writer Jenny Hanson on writing every day and how it’s empowered her, on her blog. More Inconclusive Data From the Indie vs. Trad Stand-Off … Continue reading

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Weekly Writer’s Round-Up: Week of June 3rd, 2012

E-Book cover awards from Joel Friedlander of The Book Designer. Why you should have a blogging plan, by Dino Dogan of Triberr. Blogging by Roni Loren. Excellent take by Tom Scocca on how Microsoft Word documents are dying a slow, … Continue reading

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How To Do Pikes Peak Writers Conference 2012

I’ve written previously about how to survive the RMFWs Colorado Gold conference. But I’ve never been to Pikes Peak. The conference is in a few days. Here’s my plan for world domination making the most of the experience. Join Pikes … Continue reading

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Tips for Being a Good Guest Blogger

In the whirlwind of promoting your own book, a lot of details can get lost. I’ve noticed that writers who are guest blogging or being interviewed on blogs sometimes miss opportunities to promote themselves and their books. Talk to your … Continue reading

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Weekly Writer’s Round-Up: Week of 3/25/12

Marketing Red Pen of Doom’s Guy Bergstrom on Media Strategy and name recognition. Self-publishing phenom Amanda Hocking: “A lot of authors tend to over market or they don’t take criticisms very well.” Via GalleyCat. Children’s and YA hardcover sales up … Continue reading

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Fan Fiction: What Is It, and Why?

With the success of the barely-disguised Twilight fanfic Fifty Shades of Grey, fan fiction talk is all over the webwaves. Here’s a primer if you’re all ‘huh’?     Fan fiction can happen when fans of a story take over … Continue reading

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Weekly Writer’s Round-Up: Week of 3/11/12

Publishing Scott Turow, author and president of The Author’s Guild. “Yesterday’s report that the Justice Department may be near filing an antitrust lawsuit against five large trade book publishers and Apple is grim news for everyone who cherishes a rich … Continue reading

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