#WritingTip 1:

Just a short one while I'm thinking of it. I was asked about my number one writing tip and I think it is that I seek honest feedback. I totally appreciate that it can be difficult to give sometimes, but I am most grateful for honesty. Truly. I don't ask beta readers, coaches or friends... Continue Reading →

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Author Stage or Author Platform

M Many people who are new to writing are doing exactly what we are all advised to do: Build an online presence, an online platform, and get the word out there. We have to sell ourselves, and we have to sell our books. But the biggest question I get asked over and over again is how do... Continue Reading →

ScampinChips Blogs!

I couple of months ago I found ScampinChips. She is a great blogger on so many levels and her wisdom and kindness in sharing everything that she learns, so freely and so honestly, is an inspiration to me. I have to confess that when I read her blogs I feel embarrassed of mine. I won’t stop... Continue Reading →

Social Media Etiquette:

Sorry that this is a long one but I don’t want to repeat myself for each platform, as all of this applies to all of them. But here are some basic Social Media Etiquette "Rules": I am not one for “rules of society” other than respect respect and respect. I think that if each and... Continue Reading →

Ethical Launch Teams Part 2:

 Yesterday I started a Facebook Group for anyone who is interested in the whole concept of Launch Teams. With so many people doing their own publishing, it has become imperative to also do one's own marketing as well, and if you are a writer like me then that is HARD! I am not a sales... Continue Reading →

Building an Ethical Launch Team!

The ink is still wet on my first book and I am already planning the next one. Actually, the next few books were written long before the Lion and the Peacock was even an idea, but that is beside the point. It is and forever will be my first book and it is not by... Continue Reading →

Success Stories!

Everyone loves a success story, but of course, success means different things to different people and at different times. As an author, the sheer number of books sold is one measure of success, but so are awards, accolades and "Best Seller" lists. I have hit number one on a couple of lists on the days... Continue Reading →

Guest Writer, Tam May:

I am thrilled to share with you this guest post from author Tam May. I don't know her personally, but I have followed her for a while and in my eyes, she is the perfect example of authors who collaborate, which as you know is a big deal for me. I love people who share... Continue Reading →

Glossary of Twitter Terms:

Here we go on the Twitter terms... There are so many kinds of words in Twitter, but let me first break them down into three kinds of words. The first group are words that REFER to things. For example we refer to the platform as Twitter and what people “do” on Twitter is they Tweet. They are... Continue Reading →

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