Novels

Love Shadows: Shores of Indian Lakes

New York Times Best Selling author Catherine Lanigan, best known for the blockbuster books Romancing the Stone, Jewel of the Nile, has returned to the Romance genre with a new series of books called, On the Shores of Indian Lakes, for Harlequin Heartwarming. Harlequin Heartwarming is a wholesome new imprint of the publisher releasing both […]

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Selling More Books by Giving Books Away

As an independent book author, I don’t have unlimited funds to spend on marketing. The name of the game is to get my books downloaded onto as many e-readers as possible (that 15,000 eyeballs thing), and I’ve found that free is a great way to do that. Free costs the readers and me nothing, but […]

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My recommended books list

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My spin on television’s dark tale, Penny Dreadful.

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Author Promotion: How Terry McMillan Got Her Bestselling Start

When Terry McMillan’s first novel Mama was published in 1987, her publisher only sent out press releases and review copies — their standard low-level effort for first-time authors. So Terry took the promotion into her own hands. She wrote more than 3,000 letters to bookstores, colleges, chain stores, African-American groups, and other groups asking them […]

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Camel Jacket Chat: What You Need to Know to Become a Best-Selling Author

Are you thinking about writing a book? Do you know where to begin? What is self-publishing? How do you get listed on Amazon? You will after this show. In this Camel Jacket Chat, Carmen Rojas interviews author Charlotte Pierce. For more on book marketing, ebook promotions, Internet marketing, social media, and self-publishing, go to http://www.bookmarketingbestsellers.com

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Kurt Vonnegut: 16 Rules For Writing Fiction

1. Use the time of a total stranger in such a way that he or she will not feel the time was wasted. 2. Give the reader at least one character he or she can root for. 3. Every character should want something, even if it is only a glass of water. 4. Every sentence […]

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My take in the show Supernatural. Our Twilight Tuesday’s online radio discussion.

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