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WRITER’S ENVY: EVERY WRITER GETS IT. HOW IT HAPPENS.

Now I do have author envy and I’ll tell you about it in a minute. In the distant past I went to writer’s conferences; international, national, regional and local. I often went to writer’s retreats where we talked about our work. I sometimes even set up conferences myself for a group of writers in my […]

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The life of a Writer ~ Amazing Adventures in the Face of Adversity

Some Writers do astonishing things ~ Surprising herself and  the rest of us, too. In eNovel our members are usually talking about writing books, publishing books and trying to find the best way to market books.  Every once in a while a member will drop a side note in our forum that catches my eye […]

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Have you noticed…? Talking Book Marketing

The first quarter of 2019 is coming to an end.  Are you reaching your goals? First, have you noticed Amazon is not pushing KDP subscriptions?  This is the $9.99 a month program that readers may download ten books for free and rotate those ten books for unlimited free reading. Written Word Media suggests there are […]

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Book Talk. My Favorites and my Recommendations

Word-of-Mouth is the best advert a writer can have. Yet, as a Reader, I’m not considering the author, just the story. Sharing with you I once had a three-year stretch of time in which all I did was lounge in a hammock under a thatch roof in a tiny mountain jungle village and feast on […]

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Book Talk. Good Reads for Lazy Spring Days.

What I’m reading now. All time Favorites, and books piling up in my TBR list… Like many of you, I adore my eReader. I own four Kindles and recently was gifted with a fifth that I have yet to register.  Still, there are times I want to read a book that just screams to be […]

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Holy Smokes! 2018 Almost Killed Me. 2019 ~ Survivor Mode.

In 2018 Awful Things Happened. Some I Understand. Some I Don’t. First up, I fell ill. We’d no more get one issue in hand and another would pop up. I spent time having sonar grams, MRIs. wearing heart monitors, swallowing cameras  and visiting one specialist after another.  I had so much blood drawn I could […]

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COVER REVEAL And TWO FABULOUS GIVEAWAYS

All Tomorrow’s Memories going Live February 12, 2019 On  All Sales Venues. Suspicions abound when Willa Manning receives a request from her adopted daughter’s biological grandparents. Wary of deceit, Willa nevertheless accepts the invitation and pulls out all stops to give her daughter a family before her own health fails. Small Town Sweet Romance. Drama. […]

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Holiday Horror Story

The grinch who stole my writing career As an experienced indie author I know two things: 1: How to write a book and take it to publication and 2: Marketing 101. Up until 2017 I thought I knew what I needed to know to market my books. I adjusted to every twist and tweak the […]

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Guest Post: Random Thoughts about being a Luddite

RANDOM THOUGHTS ABOUT BEING A LUDDITE Luddite: a person opposed to increased industrialization or new technology. Guest Post by AB Plum, but we in eNovel just call her Barbara. Living and writing in the shadow of Google in Silicon Valley, it’s tough being a Luddite. No smart phone or AI fridge or self-driving car. But. I’m […]

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Can you make $$$ on Smaller promotions?

Blogging results of small promotions. Are they worth the effort? You decide. Last December I blogged about beta testing promotions sans a Bookbub slot. I wanted to learn if indie authors could earn out in promotions less costly than Bookbub. The answer on the first beta test was YES. Read it HERE. The thing about […]

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