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A Few Pinterest Ideas for Authors

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    A Few Pinterest Ideas for Authors A Few Pinterest Ideas for Authors

    A Few Pinterest Ideas for Authors

When someone mentions Pinterest in conversation, a common image that comes to mind is an online bulletin board, paired with the now almost iconic logo. However, since its inception in 2010, Pinterest has become so much more than a simple online application for people to browse, save, and share content. For those unfamiliar with Pinterest, the easiest way to break it down is to compare it to an old-fashioned bulletin board, or dream board. Though […]

10 Things Readers Should Do When They Like You!

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    10 Things Readers Should Do When They Like You!

Authors, you take a huge risk when you write. No matter how great (or terrible) readers may think a book is, you no doubt put a little part of your heart and soul into your work. As your heart is uncertain upon the book’s release into the world, only readers have the power to reassure and help you hold the pieces together. Therefore, you have to ASK. Ask for what you need: whether its reader […]

5 Things To Do Before Your Next Book Event

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    5 Things To Do Before Your Next Book Event 5 Things To Do Before Your Next Book Event

    5 Things To Do Before Your Next Book Event

Are you hosting an author event? As an author there is likely nothing more disturbing than hosting an event that no one attends. Getting marketing and publicity for small events can be hard, but in the end the satisfaction of having friends, family, and strangers show up to support you will be worth all of the stress you endure. Here are five things you should do before your next author event to help ensure its success:   Decide […]

There’s No Such Thing As a Successful Independent Author

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    There’s No Such Thing As a Successful Independent Author There’s No Such Thing As a Successful Independent Author

    There’s No Such Thing As a Successful Independent Author

Too many aspiring independent/self-published authors have bought into the hype that theirs is a completely DIY activity. If help is needed, somehow it can take away from the sense that they have made a successful author of themselves. Worse yet, it encourages many self-aware writers to not even try it. They know they do not have the budget, the knowledge, and frankly, the idea of starting at all seems overwhelming to them. The truth might […]