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A young author and editor navigating the publishing world
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"God Told Me to Write" Is Not Enough
Okay, so before I get any angry comments or emails, let me explain. When a writer tells me, "God told me to write this book," I'm so...
Lift Other Writers to Be Lifted Up
It doesn't seem like a radical concept until you get your first publishing contract. I had no idea just how many authors were out there...
Why Do I Have to Read Books Published in the Last Five Years?
If you've read any of my newsletters, you'll recognize this tip. I almost always include it. "If you want to write in a genre, read books...
Am I Marketing in a Void?
Authors will ask this question at one point in their lives. Why doesn't my marketing do anything?
How Much Marketing Do I Need to Do for My Book?
How much marketing is the bare minimum for a book launch? Check out this post to find out!
How Hard is it to Get a Book Traditionally Published?
Getting a book published is easy, right? Guess again. Hope will walk you through how hard it is to get a traditional book contract.
Author Spotlight: Kristiana Sfirlea
If you want a book about ghosts, time travel, and tutus, you've come to the right blog.
Author Spotlight: Taylor Bennett
I'm so excited to interview Taylor Bennett on her latest release: Barefoot Memories.
Author Spotlight: Melanie Kilsby
I'm a huge fan of FairyTale retellings, so I absolutely cannot wait for you to meet the author of a unique angle on Snow White.
Author Spolight: JPC Allen
I always love having authors come stop by this blog, and am so grateful for JPC Allen for making an appearance here for her short story in a
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