Monthly Archives: January 2012

The 3 Most Effective Book Review Locations

What are the most effective places to post book reviews? That’s the question I set out to answer in my recent post, “Book Reviews: Helpful or Not?“ In order to get my answer, I created three polls. In the first, … Continue reading

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Best Bargains for Book Buyers

Do you want to get your books for the lowest prices possible? I certainly do. This past week I learned that there are a number of sites that compare book prices. These 13 sites show varying results when I input … Continue reading

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Writer Wednesday: Meet Novelist Gina Conroy

I’m excited to have Gina Conroy as my guest today. Her novella, “Buried Deception,” appears in Cherry Blossom Capers. The collection of four stories, which was released this month, is part of the Romancing America line from Barbour Publishing. Gina … Continue reading

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Book Reviews: Helpful or Not?

Do book reviews affect your buying decisions? They do mine. Because they do, I write and post reviews. I like to reach as many potential readers as possible, so I post my reviews in six places. As an author with … Continue reading

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One BIG Advantage of a Traditional Publisher

There are many publishing avenues available to writers today, each with its own set of advantages. My dream was to go the traditional route, even though I knew it would take time and that my chances of “making it” were … Continue reading

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Writer Wednesday: Meet Novelist Murray Pura

I’m excited to have Murray Pura as my guest today. Murray, who writes in a number of genres, is the author of the January release in Barbour’s new Destination Romances line, A Bride’s Flight from Virginia City, Montana. Murray was … Continue reading

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Six Reasons I Get Excited When an Author Gets a Book in Walmart

I’ve done more happy dances on the Walmart book aisle than most customers, I’m sure. Why is that? When I see a book make an appearance at my local Walmart, I know my author friend is well on the way … Continue reading

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