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Blogging 101 for Authors with Tristi Pinkston!

In the current book market authors have to be more proactive than ever to promote their books.  Blogging is one of the handiest tools for an author to interact with their fans.  Not only is blogging fun, it helps tighten … Continue reading

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Dearest Fellow Writers – Thou Shalt not Spam

In these last recent weeks I’ve been upping my presence on the various social media, Facebook, Twitter, Linked In, and the blogs, to start building my loyal fandom.  I hate using those terms, but it’s the truth. I’m out in … Continue reading

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Ch-ch-ch-changes…

Two weeks ago I had the chance to pitch my book, Stonebearer’s Betrayal, to a small publisher in my community.  Two of their editors were kind enough to visit my writing group, share their advice, and hear about the things … Continue reading

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Here he is!

It is my joy to announce the safe arrival of Baby Daniel into the world.  He is the reason I’ve taken the several month-long break from blogging, and I might add a very cute one at that.  It still amazes … Continue reading

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The World at Your Fingertips

Some may scoff at those who whip out their smartphones whenever and for whatever reason.  I know, I was one of them.  I used to think of myself as a bit of a purest when it came to using a … Continue reading

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The Solitary Paradox of Novel Writing

The goal of novel writers is to get their work out into the world.  We want our work to be so compelling that the books fly off the shelves and our adoring public can’t wait for more.  We can’t wait … Continue reading

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My Twitterview by Emyln Chand

As promised, here are the transcripts of the first in a series of Emlyn Chand Twitterviews.  True to the media of Twitter all of the questions and answers all had to fit within a single 140 character tweet, which was … Continue reading

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Tune in for My Twitterview!

My new friend and fellow blogger Emlyn Chand is starting a series of interviews featuring bloggers and authors.  To start things off with a bang she has chosen me for her first ever Twitterview. Twitter users can catch the action … Continue reading

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Using Social Media to Market Your Work

As you might have noticed from Wednesday’s Twitter related post, I’m experimenting with using social media to increase the internet exposure of this blog.  More websites showing information about posts here means more chances for people to come and check … Continue reading

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Twitter Vocabulary

Most Twitter users are familiar with the terms and abbreviations used to describe the service and its users.  However, since I’m new to the Twitter world, I’ve had to do a bit of research.  Here are a list of terms … Continue reading

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