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NetGalley: Digital Galleys & Book Review Copies

NetGalley: Digital Galleys & Book Review Copies

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Writing a Synopsis for Your Novel: A Scary But Useful Exercise  I've been writing fiction for a long time. As in, forever. I was one of those kids who read novels inside my regular textbooks in school, and by college I was sending stories to magazines. Despite deciding to become a doctor and majoring in biology, I kept writing, until finally I chucked all other career plans and said those startling words aloud: "I want to be a writer."

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Evolution of a Book Cover (aka Dude, that’s fickin awesome! How’d u do that?) It’s been drawn to my attention that I have an unusual perspective when it comes to being a writer. Not only do I write and market all my books, but I also create the covers–from scratch. And not stock photography, pre-fabby, template kinda scratch. I’m talking non-Betty Crocker insta-cover, going-the-full-mile kinda scratch. The kind of covers that truly start with nothing but a camera and an idea.

Google Authorship: The Complete Handbook for Getting Respect, Readers, and Rankings - Boost Blog Traffic As an online writer, you’re always interested in new ways to get traffic, right? Of course you are. And with good reason.