Category Archives: Tips of the Trade

Stuff I’ve learned, aka, ‘How not to be a dummy’ or, ‘How to be less of a dummy than I was’.

Things Every Author Should Know and Do Before Their First Book Comes Out

There are a thousand things you’ll learn as an author – probably more than that – everything from orginization, to office supplies to which blogs and authors host the best blog hops. But there are half a dozen or so … Continue reading

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The Basics of Starting and Running a Blog

Have you ever seen the post-it app for a Windows computer? No? I love mine like I love Excel. You know why? Because I can make lists and keep them at my fingertips. I’d list them for you, but honestly, … Continue reading

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How to Build a Media Kit

There are a whole pile of things an author needs to know before they know they need to know them. Follow? Good. Today I’m talking about building a media kit. A media kit is a collection of everything you need … Continue reading

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