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Make Money Teaching Writing Workshops

Welcome! I hope that you will find teaching and lecturing on lifewriting (memoir writing) as rewarding as I have! I think you will. It is so rewarding to be your own boss – whether you offer workshops to supplement your … Continue reading

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Seeking Submissions to Creative Writing Workbook!

We are looking for teachers and indie authors to contribute writing advice, self-publishing advice, and creative writing exercises in ALL writing genres. Tentative deadline for submissions is May 16, 2014. Indie authors with a great following will be offered equal … Continue reading

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Create a Contest for Your Blog

Ever thought about running a contest on your blog or social media site? Contests are great marketing tools! Here are a few things to consider. Who is your audience? Always know your audience, so that you tailor your message to … Continue reading

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Better Book Sales with Blogging

The marketing gurus tell us that your website is your ‘home base’. Your blog on the other hand, is a vehicle for driving potential clients TO your home base (where your books are for sale). What to blog about? Your … Continue reading

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Seeking Poetry Prompts & Exercises

We are seeking poetry prompts and exercises, essays on poetry, memoirs on interactions with poetry, and (of course) poems for the Celebrate Poetry Anthology. Publication will be in May 2014. Anything related to poetry is welcome! Poems, poetry prompts and exercises … Continue reading

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What Publishers are Saying About Publishing

I was pleased to sit in on the panel “The Evolving Face of Publishing” with Jen Talty of Cool Gus, Jason Huddle of Comfort Publishing, and Mike Simpson of Second Wind Publishing. They shared with the audience some thoughts about publishing … Continue reading

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Celebrating Poetry: Submit to the Anthology

2014 Celebrate Poetry Anthology We are accepting submissions for the 2014 Poetry Anthology Publication will be in May 2014 April is National Poetry Month! Submit up to 3 original poems, an article on writing poetry, a memoir about what poetry … Continue reading

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Do You Have a Marketing Plan? Kick Sales Up with this Tried and True Strategy from Advertising Giants

You probably already know all about the new wave of advertising – social media, blogging, virtual book tours, etc. But do you have a marketing plan or did you just jump in the turbulent waters armed with nothing but Facebook … Continue reading

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Winter Holiday Recipe Collection

We are accepting submissions for a Winter Holiday Recipe Collection As you prepare for this holiday season in the kitchen, keep in mind which dish you would like to include in the Winter Holiday Recipe Collection. Remember to take a photograph of … Continue reading

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Getting More Reviews for Your Book

If you’ve gone the route of self-publishing, you know how hard it is to get reviews, especially from Amazon. Here are some tips from an article at the Huffington Post to help you get those reviews! Discovery: Another Buzzword We’re … Continue reading

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