Writer Wednesday – Do’s and Don’ts ~ Part 3 (Networking)

This is the third part of three in my series of Do’s and Don’ts for New Authors. I’ve covered Work-Life Balance (Part 1) and Marketing (Part 2), and as promised, will talk about Networking this week! So, as a new author in the publishing business it is important to connect well with many groups of …

Samantha March’s Video Review of “Center of Gravity”

I’m so thrilled to share that Samantha March, founder of Chick Lit Plus and the fabulous Books & Beauty channel on YouTube, just shared this video review of Center of Gravity! Samantha’s Books & Beauty YouTube channel is divine…she’s a charming hostess… and I highly recommend subscribing so that you can watch all of her great reviews! NOTE:  If you’d like …

10 Ways to Show You Love a Writer

A few years ago, fellow author Eileen Flanagan penned a fabulous article that I’ve kept bookmarked on my laptop. It’s sound, thoughtful, and amusing advice for anyone who loves a book author. With all of the great beach reads hitting bookstores now (the storage on my Kindle is full to bursting!), and Center of Gravity being released in just 6 short …

Reader Spotlight: Jessica Sinn, Chick Lit Café

This week, I’m so excited for you to meet the lovely and talented Jessica Sinn, book reviewer, writer, and dog whisperer. Jessica runs Chick Lit Café, where she gives honest and insightful reviews about a wide range of novels from romance to horror. Her reviews around Halloween are particularly fun! Jessica is an audiobook junkie, like me, and …

Writer Wednesday: 10 Ways to Promote Your Novel

I’m frequently asked at talks or conferences how best to promote a novel. Promoting, in my opinion, is different than selling. If done right, and done with consideration and collaboration, promotion does much more … and goes much further. Promoting, to me, means: Establishing your author platform – Who knows you as an author? Who knows …