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Women and Bragging: Is It Okay to Highlight Your Accomplishments? (Guest Post by Lori Robinett)
By     |    Jul 29, 2014
Posted in: Guest Blog, Lori Robinett, Publishing, Strong Girls and Women, Writing     |    8 Comments

Women and Bragging: Is It Okay to Highlight Your Accomplishments? (Guest Post by Lori Robinett)

Tooting our Own Horns by Lori Robinett (http://www.lorilrobinett.com) Who is Lori? Lori is a writing friend of Margo’s, Sandwich Lady. She is here today to share her wisdom with us. Official bio: Lori lives in Callaway County, Missouri, with her husband and assorted critters. She is a creative soul trapped in a paralegal’s body. As a child, she wrote pages and pages in longhand. As a teenager, she pounded away […]

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Marketing Tips for Writers: Your Website
By     |    Jul 24, 2014
Posted in: Publishing, Spirit Lady, Writing     |    15 Comments

Marketing Tips for Writers: Your Website

In a previous post, I gave the top five general guidelines for your book marketing strategy. So today we’re going to talk about the hub of your marketing presence, your website. Some author websites genuinely reek. After searching some really big names (which I will not name here because I don’t want to burn bridges) I was like, “Wow! If I hadn’t heard about this person through word of mouth I would not […]

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The Fourth Wall by Elizabeth Maria Naranjo (YA book giveaway)

The Fourth Wall by Elizabeth Maria Naranjo (YA book giveaway)

Today, we welcome Elizabeth Maria Naranjo, who is excited to share her debut fantasy young adult novel with us, The Fourth Wall.  Here’s what she said on WOW! Women On Writing’s blog yesterday (she is taking part in a WOW! blog tour): “Essentially, the book is about the power of grief, and how holding onto it can do damage. It’s about the importance of moving on.” Here’s a summary: When […]

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Is it hard to be a good friend? A Look at Girls and Friendship
By     |    Jul 15, 2014
Posted in: Books, Sandwich Lady, Strong Girls and Women, Writing     |    1 Comment

Is it hard to be a good friend? A Look at Girls and Friendship

I don’t know what I would do without my girlfriends–I am one of those people that keeps in touch with everyone. It is much easier nowadays with text messaging and social media. My husband keeps track of my friends based on how I met them: Is she your high school friend? MOPS friend? Writer friend? College friend? Teacher friend? etc. I’m lucky. And I hope I’m so lucky because I’m […]

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Millie Fierce Sleeps Out (A Review)
By     |    Jun 24, 2014
Posted in: Sandwich Lady, Strong Girls and Women, Writing     |    5 Comments

Millie Fierce Sleeps Out (A Review)

As you’ve probably figured out, I’m into talking about strong women, girls being unique, speaking up for what’s right and helping out in the world. And we might as well start teaching our kids–girls and boys–about this at a young age. So, here’s a super, cute picture book that will do just that! Millie Fierce Sleeps Out by Jane Manning has vibrant illustrations and a storyline full of events that […]

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The purpose of repurposing content for blogs
By     |    Jun 16, 2014
Posted in: Writing     |    4 Comments

The purpose of repurposing content for blogs

Have you ever found yourself needing to write a post for your blog, but not knowing exactly what to write about? Repurposing content you’ve already written can help you come up with an idea in a pinch. Repurposing blog content means taking content you’ve previously written and repackaging it so it’s like new. Repurposing content does not mean you should plagiarize yourself or anyone else for that matter. Even though […]

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Marketing Tips for Writers
By     |    Jun 12, 2014
Posted in: Spirit Lady, Writing     |    5 Comments

Marketing Tips for Writers

My book, Voodoo Butterfly, comes out in Fall 2014. After working on my masterpiece for five years, I know that publication is just the start of my work as a marketer and entrepreneur. Fact is, in today’s publishing world, if you don’t spend time marketing your book, then you might as well put an R.I.P. sign on it and move onto your next book that will never see the light […]

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