Halloween 1870s Style

Post by Doris McCraw First, I'll get my new story/promotion out of the way. I have a story in the anthology "One Yuletide Knight" that is now up for pre-order and will be available as an ebook on November 2, 2017 with the print version available shortly after. You can purchase it at: One Yuletide Knight … Continue reading Halloween 1870s Style

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Getting Educated on Marketing

By S. J. Brown As a writer there are two things I truly suck at, punctuation and marketing.  One of my New Year’s resolutions was to work on both.  So when an on line course I had been eyeing was offered for free for one week only I signed up.   This was my first … Continue reading Getting Educated on Marketing

Anticipation >Prediction >Planning

This post is by Nancy Jardine. Some of the readers of this blog may know that I eagerly awaited the end of August 2016, the reason being that I was making a trip to the US from my Scottish homeland. I anticipated some lovely hot sunny days, brand new places to visit and the joys … Continue reading Anticipation >Prediction >Planning

10 Steps to Promoting Your Book by Cher’ley

This Blog by Cher'ley Grogg Books do not sell themselves. We have to get out there and get our names known and sell those books. Some of these you already practice and some of them are perhaps new to you. The Internet has made us much more involved in our own marketing. Websites and Blogs Join a … Continue reading 10 Steps to Promoting Your Book by Cher’ley

The Branding of “Stephen Buehler”™

By Stephen Buehler In my last blog I talked about my anticipation of going to Left Coast Crime, a mystery writers and readers convention that will be held in Phoenix 2/25 - 2/28. On the very first day of the conference at 9am, I have signed up for an event called, Author Speed Dating. For … Continue reading The Branding of “Stephen Buehler”™

The Gift of Balance

Post copyright by Doris McCraw I rarely talk about myself. My nature I am an intensely private person. In today's post, I am opening the door just a bit to illustrate the idea of Balance. As some of you know on June 15, 2015 torrential rains caused an overflow of water in the sewer and … Continue reading The Gift of Balance

Closing the stable door…after the horse has bolted!

This post is by Nancy Jardine. No, I'm not going to shock everyone and tell a horsey story- sorry! I spent a good while of my precious writing slot, yesterday, doing yet another book marketing task – that of writing a press release. This is not for a new book launch. I’ve written a couple … Continue reading Closing the stable door…after the horse has bolted!

A Few Thoughts on Advertising

This post by L.Leander Author of Fearless Fiction I am a little frustrated now.  I’ve been trying to work on Yahoo but am inundated with clickable ads.  It seems that every time I move my mouse it hits the pop-up ad and I am redirected to something I don’t want to watch and certainly don’t … Continue reading A Few Thoughts on Advertising

Jumping on the bandwagon…

 Jumping on the bandwagon… Yes, I admit it; I’m sort of doing this just now. However, before I relate my tale what does that phrase mean to me? And to people in general? Jumping on the bandwagon: to become involved in an activity which is successful so that you can get the advantages of it … Continue reading Jumping on the bandwagon…

Playing a behind the scenes role.

This post is by Nancy Jardine  I’ve been spending some time this last week planning and writing blog posts for my December virtual launch tour for AFTER WHORL-BRAN REBORN, the second book in my historical Celtic Fervour  series – attempting to get an early head start on them. Lots of excellent people have invited me … Continue reading Playing a behind the scenes role.