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EDITOR’ S COMMENT: This is a must read for authors considering audiobooks on the horizon. Deborah points out changes in the marketplace that make audiobooks more attractive in the pocketbook. More important, she discusses critical provisions for authors to consider when entering into a contract for an audiobook.
EDITOR’S COMMENT: This is a comprehensive must have guide for any fantasy author. The author lists four subgenres including examples and common elements.
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EDITOR’S COMMENT: I have avoided any post relating to the emotional aspects of writing. Stick to the facts has always been my motto. Heather’s comments hit a cord with me and offer her thoughts to those authors interested in the subject.
EDITOR’S COMMENT: I have devoted numerous posts on the subject of social media. It is an essential element in an author’s march to achieve success. I’ve added this post because it offers a fresh and comprehensive approach for authors including discussions about Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
SPRING CLEANING: SEVEN STRATEGIES TO CLEAN UP YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA by Frances Caballo from Social Media Just for Writers
EDITOR’S COMMENT: It is that time of year, spring cleaning. Frances suggest some ideas that are worthy of review including Linkedin, Twitter, and Facebook.. Although not mentioned in the post, I suggest the website is also a candidate for review.
EDITOR’S COMMENT: This is about as detailed as you can get on achieving success with Amazon. What is especially helpful is the author takes the reader through the process step by step. An important read before posting on Amazon.
EDITOR’S COMMENT: Thought this might be of some interest to authors. Examples of strong verbs should be posted next to the computer for all authors. Personally, the article helped me. My brain demands I type in to be which is an excellent example of poor writing.
HOW TO DECIDE WHERE TO PUBLISH YOUR BOOKS WHEN SELF-PUBLISHING by Nathan Bransford
WANT MORE READERS: FIX THESE FIVE WEBSITE MISTAKES by Anne R. Allen
SCRIVENER THREE’S NEW APPROACH TO COMPILE by Gwen Hernandez from Writer Unboxed
SEVEN WAYS TO EVOKE EMOTIONS FROM YOUR READERS by Amanda Patterson from Writers Write
HOW TO USE GRAMMARLY TO IMPROVE YOUR WRITING by Joanna Penn from The Creative Penn
A SMARTER AUTHOR PLATFORM FOR THE DIGITAL ERA OF PUBLISHING by Jane Friedman from Writer Unboxed