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GRINGOLANDIA, BOOK 2: THE CLINTON MOORE THRILLER SERIES

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Share|  “…a friggin’ gringo nightmare”Irving Critchfield said that! I sure didn’t. But Irving is the main character in GringoLandia, and was commenting on his new home in Vilcabamba, so he gets his say …*****ANNOUNCEMENT — Irving just put up a facebook page. Check him out HERE.*****Fred and I recently made a working trip to Vilcabamba, site […]

Review: The Emmett Till Book (eBook) “reads like a thriller.”

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Share| By Max G. Bernard Mar 15, 2010 This is a well-written and fascinating book about a vicious lynching of an African-American teenager from Chicago while visiting Mississippi. His mother insisted on an open coffin for the services so that people could see what was done to her son. The author explains the history, demands […]

How to get out the word with social media

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A couple of days ago I listened in on a social media Webinar conducted by guru Garin Kilpatrick with 25 ways to 10X Your Social Media Success… Which social media works for you?   For those who are serious about taking their social media to the next level this info can be a game changer. […]

HELP IN GETTING BOOK REVIEWS

Has a reader of your book mentioned they would like to write a review, and then not followed  through? Offer to help! Most readers don’t know where to start when writing a review. and you can help! Here is a structure offered by Jonathan Gunson of Bestseller Labs: 1. What did you think of the […]

Happy Birthday to My Mother, Betty Orr. She Keeps Herself Going In So Many Creative Ways!!

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Betty Orr, accomplished writer AND mother I’m tired and my eyes hurt. I’ve been working all day on marketing The Plan. Mostly recently, I put it up as a kindle book on Amazon. All of this (researching, writing, marketing) is hard work and sometimes I get worn out! But what is the alternative? Oh, any […]

Tell Stories in Your News Release; Sell Your Book With Memories

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PRWeb often gives advice on how to develop a strong news release. One way of spreading the word about your new book is through free news releasees. I’ve always used PRLog with great success. Sometimes when I’m a little cash rich I buy a release (about $49), but usually I use the free version. Typically, […]

Build your list and readers will come!

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I am always looking for ways to sell my books. List-building is a favorite. ***** What is list bulding? You offer something of value for free in exchange for an email address. You can set up auto-responders which are automatic emails that go out directing the person to more useful information.This is permission marketing. You […]

These 10 Mistakes Cost Authors a Fortune! Successful Author Says

“When it comes to books, promotion, and book production I know that it can sometimes feel like a minefield of choices. And while I can’t address each of these in detail, there are a number of areas that are keenly tied to a book’s success (or lack thereof). Here are ten for you to consider:  […]

15+ THINGS To Do For Promoting Your Self-Published Books and eBooks

Welcome. Authors and publishers typically have opinions on what works to market their print and eBooks. And we always want to know more! I’d like to share my current favorites with you.   <– Susan on Amazon At the top of this page you’ll find FIFTEEN LINKS! Mouse over each link to make it active, […]