Tagged with " Writing advice"
Let’s Talk Successful Self-Publishing with Author Ashley Fontainne
By     |    Jun 4, 2015
Posted in: Ashley Fontainne, Books, Guest Blog, Publishing, Writing     |    1 Comment

Let’s Talk Successful Self-Publishing with Author Ashley Fontainne

Hi all, Camille Faye here. A few weeks ago I presented at a writing conference in the Ozarks where I met a very successful self-published author named Ashley Fontainne. What do I mean by successful? THREE of her books have been optioned to become movies and readers have downloaded hundreds of thousands of copies of her books. Her new book, Blood Ties, just came out so she’ll share some info about […]

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Creative Characterization with Author Jan Morrill
By     |    May 28, 2015
Posted in: Editing, Guest Blog, Jan Morrill, Spirit Lady, Writing     |    4 Comments

Creative Characterization with Author Jan Morrill

How often do you stare at a blank screen, pulling your hair out, gritting your teeth as you curse your muse? Maybe you’ve even crossed over into guzzling coffee (or martinis?) because you can’t figure out what to write next? It used to happen far too often with me. Then, one day, rather than trying to figure out the story myself, I began to ask my characters to help me, […]

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Authorpreneur: How to Build a Business around Your Book (Book Review)
By     |    Feb 12, 2015
Posted in: Books, Publishing, Reviews, Spirit Lady, Writing     |    7 Comments

Authorpreneur: How to Build a Business around Your Book (Book Review)

Every writer loves and understands the business of publishing. Right? Wrong! The fact is most writers embark on their writing journey because they want to, um, write, but along the way, realization hits. Successful writers have to promote, market, brand, and build a business around their writing because that is the product they are selling to consumers. More than that, a writer has the opportunity to earn multiple streams of income around their book(s). […]

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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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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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