Category Archives for Publishing

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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,

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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

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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

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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

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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 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

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