Monthly Archives: April 2013

This Little Piggy Went to Market

One of the first things you learn about publishing a book is how much work the post-writing phase is. I’m referring to the dreaded marketing and promotion phase.  For those of us relatively new to this aspect of the business, … Continue reading

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Do You Outline or Go Organic?

The process I used to write changed as I found my way. When I wrote the first book, Awakening, it was very much an organic process. I was flying by the seat of my pants. I started with one scene … Continue reading

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Cover Art Quest

There is never a dull moment in this business. If you’re not writing a book, you’re writing a blog post or tweeting a thank you or updating your Facebook page. And all that doesn’t take into consideration the publisher’s proofs … Continue reading

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How NOT to Market a Book

I made a rare visit to Vancouver last week.  It gave me an excuse to wear heels and “city clothes.” It also gave me an opportunity to practice the elevator pitch for my book and hand out business cards. I’m … Continue reading

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