Marketing Tips for Writers: Book Swag
By     |    Sep 18, 2014
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Marketing Tips for Writers: Book Swag

Let’s talk swag, as in, “Products given away free, typically for promotional purposes,” (thank you, Oxford Dictionary). Swag became popular in the 1990s at rock concerts and Hollywood red carpet events when companies would contribute little freebies of their products for the swag bags to give to starlets and concert goers. Question: What is the point of paying money to give away stuff for free? Answer: Your swag should support […]

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What Happened at the Ferguson Farmers’ Market
By     |    Sep 16, 2014
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What Happened at the Ferguson Farmers’ Market

I went to Ferguson, MO, to the Farmers’ Market last Saturday because I had signed up months before to sell my books at the Author Fest on this Saturday. To say I didn’t have a little concern would be a lie. My concern was not the people or the police of Ferguson. My concern was the outsiders still lingering around, causing trouble. The reason I know I had a little […]

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Feng Shui for Writers (Guest Post by C. Susan Nunn)
By     |    Sep 11, 2014
Posted in: C. Susan Nunn, Self Improvement, Spirit Lady, Writing     |    3 Comments

Feng Shui for Writers (Guest Post by C. Susan Nunn)

Before we can discuss some of the fundamentals of Feng Shui for Writers, we first need to understand Feng Shui. It is the art of placement. That’s it, but it doesn’t tell the whole story.  One could say Feng Shui is the art of placing things in your home or office so the energy will filter through unobstructed. Energy (chi) is the key here.  We need free flowing energy, not […]

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The True Story of Maggie Mae: My New Picture Book
By     |    Sep 9, 2014
Posted in: Books, Family, Grandparents, Humor, News & Events, Sandwich Lady, Strong Girls and Women, Writing     |    2 Comments

The True Story of Maggie Mae: My New Picture Book

I’m thrilled with my debut picture book, Maggie Mae, Detective Extraordinaire: The Case of the Missing Cookies, out at the end of August; and it’s just, well, as cute as a bug in a rug! Really!  (Although a bug in  a rug is not that cute, is it?) Jack Foster did an amazing job with the illustrations, and the cover design by my publisher Guardian Angel Publishing just pops out […]

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Marketing Tips for Writers: Social Media
By     |    Sep 5, 2014
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Marketing Tips for Writers: Social Media

So far in this blog series, I’ve covered the importance of a website and a blog in your overall marketing strategy. Now we move into the ever-changing and exciting world of social media. When I was establishing my marketing plan I knew I had to include social media. However, I didn’t want to try and learn 17 social media platforms plus any new ones that came along. During a publishing webinar I […]

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Krysten Lindsay Hager Talks YA (Interview and Book Giveaway)

Krysten Lindsay Hager Talks YA (Interview and Book Giveaway)

We have another guest on the Lit Ladies today! We are so lucky to have so many wonderful women writer friends. If you missed yesterday’s post, you can check it out here. It’s very inspiring about failure, and you can enter to win a book titled: Self and Soul: On Creating a Meaningful Life, which is a memoir with self-help ideas. If you love young adult, this is the place […]

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There’s only one true failure in life  (Guest Post & Give Away)
By     |    Sep 1, 2014
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There’s only one true failure in life (Guest Post & Give Away)

Geeky Lady Note: I’m pleased to welcome Author Lorraine Ash to the Lit Lady Blog today as part of her Women on Writing blog tour. She has authored a guest post for us below about telling real life obstacles from the fake ones, a topic she explores further in her second memoir, Self and Soul: On Creating a Meaningful Life. Keep reading to learn how you could win a give […]

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