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Max Power Recommended Read Awards 2015

One of the great things that happened to me as a writer this year was being invited to join a great author’s support group on Facebook called the Indie Author Support & Discussion group. It’s chock-a-block full of great writers … Continue reading

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A Happy Birthday Book Review

Notching another year in the metaphorical – and rapidly diminishing – stick measuring one’s life is not exactly a celebratory event. In fact, it’s right up there with performing your morning check in to confirm that you haven’t sold any … Continue reading

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Do Free Book Promotions Work (Part II)

Two and a half weeks ago, I posted a report on the initial results of a free copy promotion I ran, using four of the more effective book newsletter services. That campaign was successful in the near term, resulting in … Continue reading

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Author Poll Results: Which promotional methods produce the most sales?

While the sample set was not large, the results were interesting. Thanks to those that participated in the poll I posted last week.

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Final Blurb, Endorsement and Brief Bio

With the assistance of faithful readers of this blog, I’m ready to send the back cover text for the print version of The Lafayette Campaign off to the cover designer; the same material will go on the book’s Amazon page. … Continue reading

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Book Blurb, Take Three

Many thanks to those that have continued to help me tighten up the blurb for The Lafayette Campaign – it’s now much better than my original draft, and also much better than I would have been able to make it … Continue reading

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Is Twitter Worth it?

Ah, Twitter. Either you love it or you hate it. The big question is whether an author in the latter camp can afford to simply ignore it. The answer, I think, is “mostly.” Here’s why.

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