Give Yourself a Promotion

- by Elaine Isaak

One of the hot topics for writers, whether you are trad or indie published, is how to effectively promote your books.  It used to be said in advertising that we know 50% of our marketing works–we just don’t know which 50%.  We’re constantly on the lookout for good information about promotions.  A recent article for […]

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The Three-legged Altar of Luck

- by E. C. Ambrose

I was enjoying a meal with a large group of current writing students, and describing my pathway to publication, culminating in the recent release of Elisha Barber, first in a new dark historical fantasy series from DAW books.  Needless to say, I’m pretty excited! I remarked that I was surprised to find several people I’d […]

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Merchandise Me!

- by Elaine Isaak

One of the things I’ve been working on these days is the issue of my literary estate.  So far, it’s not large, but I keep adding to it, at the rate of a novel or two a year  and any number of short stories and articles, published and not.  And so, someday, other people will […]

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This Post Contains no Controversy. We Apologize for the Inconvenience.

- by E. C. Ambrose

I suppose it should come as no surprise that the best way to attract attention for your blog is to be controversial.  Talk politics or religion, suggest doing something playful but unpleasant to animals, take on whatever juggernaut is dominating the opinion pages of the paper. I have, on my own blog, done my share […]

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