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June 12, 2017
Amazon's algorithm

Why Understanding Amazon’s Algorithm is Important for Your Book’s Rank

Last week I talked about how a negative review on Amazon can actually help sell books. This week I’m going to go more in-depth on Amazon’s […]
February 27, 2017
bad review

What to Do With A Bad Review?

Bad reviews — every author gets one eventually. I didn’t expect to get one so soon, and so, well…bad. I have just published my first fiction […]
February 20, 2017
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My First Launch: By The Numbers

In this post series, I’m giving you a brief look into my first launch as an indie writer. As you can imagine, it required more hands-on work than traditional […]
February 12, 2017
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Inside My Indie Book Launch: Part Two

For those of you who haven’t experienced an indie book launch, yet, here’s a more in-depth peek into mine. When you’re ready to launch your book, take a page from […]
February 5, 2017
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Salt in the Blood – Inside My Indie Launch

My new supernatural mystery/horror novel, Salt in the Blood, launched last week! It’s a rush writing about my book here, almost like I’m my own celebrity. The […]
January 1, 2017
what to write

What to Write in 2017

New Year’s resolutions: Most are compounded in a surfeit of sparkly-eyed impulsiveness brought on by a combination of alcohol and hubris. What results from unattainable goal-setting is […]
September 18, 2016

A Writer's Guide to Fiverr

Fiverr is a fantastic resource for the self-published writer. But, you need to be very careful when dipping your toe into the sometimes muddy waters of low-cost […]
September 12, 2016
book trailers

Book Trailers: A DIY Guide for Starving Authors

Book trailers are so much fun to do, and they needn’t cost you a fortune, either. My new book, Salt in the Blood, will be out in a […]
August 21, 2016
defending your writing from trolls

Defend Your Writing Without Turning Yourself into a Troll

I read a well-written article by fellow Medium writer Pete Ross about how people are offended by the occasional curse word. He nobly defends his fellow writers […]
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