While at the RWA Conference I attended a workshop given by the talented Stephanie Bond on the value of a Writer’s Business Plan. Hold your horses, young one, don’t bail on me. I get that the use of “business plan” may invoke images of scurrying executives with briefcases in hand or endless board meetings, but […]

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I recently joined my local RWA (Romance Writers of America) chapter, because after waving good-bye to my critique group of multiple years, I felt this was a necessary move to help grow my writing skills. It was a good decision. I enjoy the people, the monthly meeting where information of all kinds is shared, and […]

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Gather round class, we’ve finally hit the last week of dissecting my summer marketing experiment. After three months of offering my first book, Shadow’s Edge, as free to readers, what happened? Let’s start with sales ranks. The graph below shows my sale rank on each book from end of May when the free status “unofficially” […]

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Good morning, class. Every settle down, and let’s pick up with part two of our marketing experiment. Last week, we laid our ground work, mapped our road and ensured our supplies were stocked and ready to go. Today we’re going to chat about the wild, wild world of book advertising. Stop groaning, shhh. It’s all […]

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