#Marketing: Should an Author Have Their Own Podcast? by Suzanne Kelman
Mar14

#Marketing: Should an Author Have Their Own Podcast? by Suzanne Kelman

Should an author have their own podcast? Today’s guest, Suzanne Kelman, offers advice on the topic. Podcasting is all the rage, but like any other creative endeavor, some personality types will take to it better than others. She is certainly cut out for podcasting with her warm and humorous personality that floods over into all she does. I met her through my client KJ Waters, and it’s been great to witness Suzanne’s...

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#WriteTip: Turning a Play into a Novel by Larry Crane
Feb01

#WriteTip: Turning a Play into a Novel by Larry Crane

Turning a play into a novel is certainly a great way to expand upon a story and truly get inside the minds and motivations of the characters. Or in the case of pondering whether or not to turn blogged material into a book, many of us have grappled with the intricacies of such transformation. What works well in one written context typically does not readily translate seamlessly to another written context.   While I have not read...

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#Publishing: 10 Tips for Making an Audio Book by Rick Pipito
Sep14

#Publishing: 10 Tips for Making an Audio Book by Rick Pipito

I love audio books, and tend to couple my listening with afternoon dog walks. It’s quite easy to listen to a 20-hour book in the span of a month. We all have our excuses for not making time for reading–but listening to a book can indeed help make way to enjoy more books. I recently listened to the Audible version of Rick Pipito’s book Flesh and Leftovers and his quest post today offers 10 tips for making an Audio...

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How to Balance Marketing Efforts with Creative Endeavors by Rick Pipito
Mar16

How to Balance Marketing Efforts with Creative Endeavors by Rick Pipito

We’ve all faced the marketing conundrum at some point. In order to get noticed, we have to sell ourselves. Yet, the time we must invest in marketing our products means less time to create. It can be a tiring (and vicious) cycle. I’d like to welcome back Rick Pipito for another guest post. Let’s see what he has to say on the topic.   How to Balance Marketing Efforts with Creative Endeavors   Have you ever...

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Ten Great Things That Can Happen in Your First Year as a Published Author by Gerald Freeman
Feb16

Ten Great Things That Can Happen in Your First Year as a Published Author by Gerald Freeman

I am simply blown away by all the hard work my client Gerald Freeman has put into publishing his second memoir. During the process of critiquing a draft and then copy editing the revised version, I have also made a lifelong friend. I was also happy to recommend Laura Wright LaRoche of LLPix Designs for assisting with the cover and Denise Baer of Baer Books press for formatting the manuscript for publication.   It should also be...

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