Browsing Category "Publishing"
Am I Writing A Realistic Teen Relationship?
By     |    Dec 9, 2014
Posted in: Publishing, Romance, Sandwich Lady, Strong Girls and Women, Writing     |    No Comments

Am I Writing A Realistic Teen Relationship?

A couple weeks ago, I put up a post about middle-grade and YA needing romance story lines. I got some great comments including this one from my Facebook friend, Debbi: “I don’t think it’s required. I think it would really help young teen girls to have strong female characters whose story isn’t mainly about romance or thinking about boys. But if it’s going to be part of the story it […]

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Picture Book About Muhammad Yunus Brought Tears to My Eyes
By     |    Dec 8, 2014
Posted in: Guest Blog, Publishing, Reviews, Sandwich Lady, Strong Girls and Women, Writing     |    2 Comments

Picture Book About Muhammad Yunus Brought Tears to My Eyes

I am so honored to welcome picture book biography author Paula Yoo to the Lit Ladies today. She has written a beautiful book, Twenty-two Cents, about Muhammad Yunus and his work in Bangladesh to help people borrow money, as low as 22 cents, and pay it back without huge interest rates. His inspiration came from the poverty he witnessed as a child in Bangladesh because before he started his village bank, […]

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Figuring Out Amazon Sales: Does Free and Sale Pricing Help Sell More Books?
By     |    Nov 20, 2014
Posted in: Kasi Blake, Publishing, Spirit Lady, Technology, Writing     |    2 Comments

Figuring Out Amazon Sales: Does Free and Sale Pricing Help Sell More Books?

The debate is heating up over how much ebooks should sell for on Amazon. Whether you think they should all be free, side with those who demand all ebooks be at least 2.99, or are caught somewhere in the middle, this article may help you to better understand what the fuss is about. Since I have 9 books (and counting) at Amazon I was asked by Camille Faye (Spirit Lady) […]

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Want to Read A Woman’s Quest Novel? Check out Thieving Forest! (Giveaway)
By     |    Nov 11, 2014
Posted in: Books, Interviews with Authors, Martha Conway, Publishing, Strong Girls and Women, Writing     |    7 Comments

Want to Read A Woman’s Quest Novel? Check out Thieving Forest! (Giveaway)

We are very excited to welcome Martha Conway to the Lit Ladies today with her historical fiction literary novel, Thieving Forest. It’s FULL of strong female characters, which we love. Here’s a snippet from the WOW! blog post that launched the book almost a month ago: “When a band of Potawatomi Indians kidnaps her four older sisters from their cabin in June 1806 at the edge of Ohio’s Great Black […]

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Marketing Tips for Writers: Book Launch Parties
By     |    Oct 30, 2014
Posted in: Books, Publishing, Spirit Lady, Writing     |    2 Comments

Marketing Tips for Writers: Book Launch Parties

You’ve worked for months or even years to create your book, so throw yourself a party! Launch parties allow you to: celebrate your hard work, thank those who helped along the way, and promote your book. There are two types of book launch parties: Online Live The following information mixes together tips for online and live events, but you have to make a decision about which one to do. If […]

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Voodoo Butterfly Release
By     |    Oct 22, 2014
Posted in: Books, Bucket List, Family, Paranormal, Publishing, Romance, Spirit Lady, Writing     |    4 Comments

Voodoo Butterfly Release

Almost six years ago, while visiting New Orleans with my family, I dreamed about a woman who had the power to change evil people good. In that dream, I also envisioned a plague of monarch butterflies descending upon Saint Louis Cathedral in New Orleans. Millions of the orange and black winged creatures swirled in the air and covered the entire cathedral. The dream woke me and would not let me fall […]

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Marketing Tips for Writers: Live Events
By     |    Oct 9, 2014
Posted in: Publishing, Spirit Lady, Writing     |    9 Comments

Marketing Tips for Writers: Live Events

Public speaking: those two words drive fear into the hearts of introverts everywhere. I grew up shy, so I totally get it. My mom used to force me to order my own food in restaurants so that I could participate in public society. My palms would perspire, my voice would shake, and I wanted the floor to swallow me up. However, I am also a person who loves to stomp all […]

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