Archives for the month of: April, 2017

The Sassy Writers 5-minute Guide to Staying Young by Pamela DuMond and a host of others

The last Sunday of each month, I focus on ways to find a healthier lifestyle than writing usually allows. How awesome would it be to have a career as a Romance Writer and a career in a field that can help writers feel better and stay young! Pamela DuMond has that awesome life and she loves to share it with people. (Best to find her on Twitter @Pamela_DuMond Read the rest of this entry »

Pitch Practice with Beth Yarnall

Late Friday evening, the first day of the conference, Author Beth Yarnell held a very detailed pitch practice for everyone who signed up to pitch on Saturday. She found out how few of us had ever pitched before, so instead of doing an overview, she chose to do a deep dive. I am so glad she did. Read the rest of this entry »

Facebook for Romance Writers by Lisa Kessler

In the interest of full disclosure, Lisa Kessler is a member of my RWA chapter and the best mentor anyone could ask for. Every time I turn around, one of the Moon series books is winning an award or being picked for a best seller list. She’s an all-around wonderful person too! http://www.authorlisakessler.com/the-moon-series/ Read the rest of this entry »

The State of the Industry by HelenKay Simon and Shauna Summers

HelenKay (https://helenkaydimon.com/) is not only an author of many books but also serves on the board for RWA National. Shauna Summers is a publisher of many romance books. They delivered the information from the publisher’s side first, then the author’s side. Then they will take questions. Read the rest of this entry »

Optimizing Your Indie Publishing by The Power Team of DeAnna Cameron, Elena Dillon, and Tracy Reed Read the rest of this entry »

I am so excited to be able to announce the next volume in the Bowman’s Inn Anthology. Spring – Summer 2017 will be available on April 30th, but you can pre-order it starting April 20th. This is the second to the last volume that we will be publishing like this, then we will go to a whole new way of writing anthologies.  Read the rest of this entry »

The 3 Stages of Book Marketing presented by Maria Connor of MyAuthorConcierge.com

As promised on Thursday, here’s some information on marketing your book. At least with an indy published book, you know you need to do the promotion and marketing, unlike traditional publishing where you learn down the road that you need to do that. And I am totally going to hire MyAuthorConcierge when I get rich and famous-ish. Read the rest of this entry »

How to Hit Bestseller Lists with E-Book Preorders presented by Jim Azevedo of Smashwords.

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Disclosure: Jim is a very silly person and I moderated this panel. I had so much fun, I cannot begin to explain it all. He’s a businessman with an eye for statistics, he’s an entertaining speaker, and he’s a rock star. True story, he drums for a band called The Rivals in the San Francisco area that was named a Top 5 local band finalist by Bay Area alternative rock station Live105. Read the rest of this entry »

Libby Waterford taught a panel titled Getting into Your Reader’s Inbox. These are my notes on the panel and in no way encompass all that Libby taught. If you ever have a chance to hear her speak, grab it! She is a lot of fun. http://libbywaterford.com/ Read the rest of this entry »

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