Author Stories

How Successful Authors Are Promoting Their Books

A GREAT article was released over the weekend in the Houston Chronicle. In it, they covered a variety of authors and the creative things each of them are doing to promote their books. Here are some highlights … don’t be afraid to steal ideas! Kayt Sukel Author of Dirty Minds: How Our Brains Influence Love, …

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How to Become a Bestselling Author

I thought that title might get some attention. But seriously, a client sent me a link a few days ago to an article titled How I Became a Best-Selling Author, posted on Yahoo Finance. Here are some of the highlights from the article, which follows one woman’s “unlikely road to a hit novel.” Five years …

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Old Habits, Fresh Ideas

I’ve spent the past few months focusing on completing manuscripts rather than concentrating on writing.  My language skills, writing exercises, tips from various writers’ magazines and literature journals are ready to go in my mind, but the message in my writing gets lost in all the formal structure. I’ve been substituting emotion and thought, for …

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