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Tracking Your Book Sales

One of the authors that we work with, Eric Lorenzen, recently posted some excellent advice on tracking your book sales. He included a simple Excel spreadsheet so that other authors could upload it and use it. 232 more words

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Firearm tropes in film and literature

A trope is like a cliché, you really don’t want to use one if you can help it. The definition of trope is a noun that is figurative, metaphorical or ironical. 1,269 more words

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Tracking Book Sales

This post is meant for my fellow writers.  Because I self-publish through my own company (Reader Hill), I am responsible for tracking my book sales from quite a few different distribution channels. 169 more words

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Join Marcy McKay's FREE 10-Day Creative Monsters Challenge

I posted yesterday on the Sarcastic Muse about Marcy McKay’s challenge over at Mudpie Writing, but it’s such a great, free opportunity, that I figured as many people should know about it as possible. 216 more words


Shape Your Story, Part Two: Summon the Elementary Teacher in Yourself

GUEST POST by Carrie Charley Brown

Writing a story is a lot like working a puzzle. We have to get the pieces to fit just right. 363 more words


Poets & Writers event inspires and educates (Part I)

The theme of the day was “Inspiration.” Poets & Writers publisher Elliot Figman started the event in San Francisco’s Brava Theater by describing it as “a living, breathing version” of what they offer in their magazine. 604 more words

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5 (or 6?) Myths About Romance Novels

This post contains sexual language.

Many people harbor misconceptions about the romance genre. I used to myself, which is why I didn’t read romance for the longest time. 1,224 more words

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