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The First Giveaway of My First Book!

Goodreads Book Giveaway A Bride Opens Shop in El Dorado, California by Keli Gwyn Giveaway ends June 30, 2012. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter to win

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Sneak Peek Readers

Amazon’s “Look Inside” feature gives readers the chance to do just that. It’s a great way for online customers to see if they like a book before placing an order. The “Look Inside” feature was activated on my debut novel … Continue reading

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Great Covers Begin with Art Fact Sheets

After you sell a book (!) and the contract is inked, one of the documents you’ll receive from your publisher is an Art Fact Sheet, which an author is asked to complete in order to help the publisher’s design team … Continue reading

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How Important Are Story Settings to Readers?

How do you choose which stories to read? Many people look at covers, read back cover copy, or check out reviews. Sometimes the setting is what catches my eye. I spun a book rack in a gas station food mart … Continue reading

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