AUGUST: Author Spotlight, Romantic Suspense Author, Fiona Quinn

I have a real treat for everyone today. Please welcome romantic suspense writer, Fiona Quinn, to Creating the WRITE Reality! I connected with Fiona on Twitter almost two years ago. Honestly, when I first saw her lovely bio picture, my first thought was “Cool! Reese Witherspoon with guns.” From a marketing perspective, …

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Author 101: The Harsh Truth Behind Print Sales

Admit it. As a debut author, you’ve dreamed of walking into a Barnes & Noble and seeing your book on the front table luring readers over to buy it. Dreamy sigh. Am I right? It’s not until you’ve been in the business that you understand the chances of that are …

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Introducing Reading Alley…the next NetGalley?

Welcome head of marketing at Reading Alley, Alexis Grey! As an author myself, I know how hard it is to get reviews. But it’s not just about that…it’s about connecting with readers and finding a fan base. One of the writers in my author loop sent a link to Reading …

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RUN, Don’t Walk, to Bob Mayer’s next Write on the River Retreat

If you ever get an opportunity to attend one of Bob Mayer’s Write on the River Retreats, run, don’t walk to sign up… and tell him I sent you! The next one is September 12 & 13. CLICK HERE to learn more. Limited to only 4 writers, it’s hosted by …

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RWA Author Experiment Case Study: Adult & YA Versions

This article first appeared in the April 22, 2015 eRWA eNotes Weekly Magazine Volume 15 Issue 16. Reprinted with permission. L. G. O’Connor created an “adapted for young adults” version of Trinity Stones, her adult urban fantasy/paranormal romance. She’s releasing it as an Amazon exclusive e-book and hopes to crowdsource …

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Author 101: Why an LLC might be right for you

I thought this would be the perfect topic to kick-off my new Author 101 blog series. Hope you agree! I spent some quality time with my accountant this morning doing my 2014 taxes. By the time I left, I was inspired to write this post. Why? Because there were some valuable …

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Interview: Amy Edelman, Founder and President of IndieReader

I’m thrilled to welcome Founder, President, and Cheerleader of IndieReader, Amy Edelman, to Creating the Write Reality. A respected publication founded in 2009, IndieReader targets customers (readers and the trade) looking for great independently published books. Not just a publication, IndieReader offers many services for authors: Reviews, IndieReader Discovery Awards, …

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JANUARY: Author Spotlight, Memoir Writer, Gwen Plano

Please welcome memoir writer and fellow She Writes Press author, Gwen Plano, here today as my JANUARY “Author Spotlight.” I met Gwen almost a year ago as our group of authors prepared for our Spring 2014 launches. Gwen has been an incredible supporter to many of us, and I totally …

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DECEMBER Author Spotlight: Memoir writer, Kelly Kittel

I’m super excited to have memoir writer and fellow She Writes Press author, Kelly Kittel, here today as my DECEMBER “Author Spotlight.” I met Kelly almost a year ago as our group of authors prepared for our Spring 2014 launches. Kelly’s one of those people who brings a certain energy …

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The Trials and Tribulations of an Authorpreneur by L.G. O’Connor Featured on [REALITY CHECK]

Hi Readers, Join me on Zetta Brown’s [REALITY CHECK] blog where she features a spot on my journey into “Authorprenuership” with the publication of my new book, The WANDERER’S CHILDREN, which launched today. See the full story here: http://www.shewrites.com/profiles/blogs/reality-check-the-trials-and-tribulations-of-an-authorpreneu-by So what did you think?

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