Category: tips for authors

Setting Goals Work Better Than Resolutions

Happy New Year. Smack, smack, smack. What was that? Me smacking the sense back into us. New Years is a fabulous time to make promises to ourselves we just can’t keep. Instead of grand resolutions and promises to ourselves we

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How to Get Your Author Newsletter Blacklisted

WHAT DO YOU THINK OF SPAM? In Canada placing someone on your newsletter mailing list without their permission (without them opting in) can lead up to million dollar fines for breaking international SPAM laws. What I’ve noticed over the years

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How ‘The Little Train That Could’ Got it Wrong

Short and sweet take away: Telling yourself “You can do it!” doesn’t cut the mustard long-term. Did you know that those ‘pep talks’ where people say to themselves: “I can do it!” is actually less effective than if they were

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Author Business Cards, Book Cards, and General Author Swag

So… you’re thinking maybe you need a little something to say “Hey! I’m an author!” Maybe you’re thinking of creating an author business card you can whip out to add legitimacy to your title. Or possibly a book card you

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Being an Author is a Mental Game: The Universe Balances Out

I have several helpful writing posts which include specific things you can do to improve your writing business as well as your craft sitting in my drafts folder, but today I need to address something different which is just as

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15 Things I Learned Launching My Book

Author Michelle Hauck, who is releasing her first book, Kindar’s Cure, on May 1st (2013) asked me to share a few of the lessons I’ve learned launching a book over on her blog, It’s In the Details. I had so

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