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Dawn Ireland: Postcard Marketing for Books

The Puppy Baby Book was published in 2000. In late 2000 I entered it into a competition and in early 2001 it was a finalist in the Independent Publisher Book Awards competition. I thought that would launch the book, but it didn’t. The book languished in cartons on pallets in storage because I didn’t know […]

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Website Essentials for Books and Authors

About a year ago I did some work for an author (Robert Medley) to build a website and generate traffic to his site. Because I was an expensive option, he eventually decided to let me go. He has since hired someone new to revamp his website at http://www.successforyourchildren.com. It’s not a bad looking redesign, except […]

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My recent review of Samaria Warrior Princess by Jaxx Summers

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F Scott Fitzgerald on Writing

You don’t write because you want to say something. You write because you have something to say. — F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Stephen King: The Only Real Requirement to Be a Writer

A little talent is a good thing to have if you want to be a writer. But the only real requirement is the ability to remember every scar. — Stephen King

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My recommended books list

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Iain Banks: On Being a Writer

Iain Banks on Writing As a writer, you get to play, you get to alter time, you get to come up with smart lines and clever comebacks you wish you’d thought of. — Iain Banks

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Using Images to Increase Your Book Sales

In the world of social media today one thing is clear: Images are in. While Pinterest and Instagram are build around images, all the other social networks are now emphasizing images as well, including the recent change in Twitter’s policies not only to include images and photos but to present them in the user’s Twitter […]

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