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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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Voodoo Butterfly Cover Reveal
By     |    Oct 2, 2014
Posted in: Paranormal, Publishing, Romance, Spirit Lady, Writing     |    8 Comments

Voodoo Butterfly Cover Reveal

I am over the moon about the cover for Voodoo Butterfly. So how does a cover get made? My publisher had me submit a form that listed various details about my book (like physical descriptions of the characters, setting, important objects, etc.). The form helped the cover artist hone in on the things most important to visually representing my story. These were the key elements I conveyed to the artist: Simplicity: I love […]

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Marketing Tips for Writers: Book Swag
By     |    Sep 18, 2014
Posted in: Publishing, Spirit Lady, Writing     |    9 Comments

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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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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Marketing Tips for Writers: Social Media
By     |    Sep 5, 2014
Posted in: Publishing, Spirit Lady, Technology, Writing     |    9 Comments

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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Marketing Tips for Writers: Your Blog
By     |    Aug 14, 2014
Posted in: Publishing, Spirit Lady, Technology, Writing     |    4 Comments

Marketing Tips for Writers: Your Blog

Last time we talked about the importance of a website as your main marketing tool. This week’s marketing tool, a blog, can be a part of your website or its own separate entity. As a reminder, your website is the hub of your marketing efforts, so if you decide to have a blog in lieu of a website, you still need to include the elements of a successful website in your blog. So how […]

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