1 Minute Book Bragging Challenge w/ Jenna Moreci (Original)

Today I’m teaming up with the wonderful Jenna Moreci for an original tag we’ve created all the 1 Minute Book Bragging Challenge! The challenge is to quiz another writer on their story. The quizzes writer must brag as much about their book as they can in 1 minute. Whoever answers the most questions win!

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Twitter Tips for Authors – Marketing for Authors

How should authors be using Twitter? I can tell you now that most authors use it incorrectly: promoting themselves and their books. While that’s great, people won’t follow you on Twitter unless you have something of value to add to the community. In this video I’m going to to talking about tips and tricks to create a strategist plan for organically growing your following on Twitter and finding loyal readers.

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Join the Street Team for She’s Not Here

Apply for the street team: http://bit.ly/2AeKYlp

Looking for eager readers to read She’s Not Here and help promote the book before and after it is released October 2nd! Everyone on the team will be given a free ebook copy and will be expected to write a review, post on social media and get super excited about the book being released!

Not everyone will be chosen for the street team. Last day to apply will be August 15th

 

Why Writers Need Vacation feat. Kaila Walker

I teamed up with the amazing Kaila Walker for this weeks video to answer the question: why is vacation important for writers? Is there something behind traveling that opens up writer’s to a whole new world? Is vacation the magic cure to writer’s block? Well, maybe not, but there are benefits to taking the time to experience everything life has to offer.

Subscribe to Kaila: http://bit.ly/2u7y42Y
Visit her website to learn about her writing retreats: http://thisiskaila.com/

Cover Reveal Sign Up & More!

Things are moving along for my third novel, She’s Not Here. For today’s video I’ve got some exciting updates! Want to be a part of the cover reveal? Sign up here! Have a small business that makes candles, bath bombs, bookmarks or anything else fun? Let me know and I’d love to collaborate! Contact me for business inquiries.

How to Implement Beta Reader Feedback – Novel Editing

We’re talking about beta readers again! Last week’s video was all about how to find and choose beta readers, so this week is part 2 and I’m talking about how to work with your beta readers to improve your novel. This means taking their criticism, deciding what’s right and what’s not and ultimately getting your novel to the next level. Watch the video!

Learn how to find and choose beta readers: http://bit.ly/2LJBxv7

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How to Handle Bad Book Reviews

As an author, your biggest hope is to get a lot of book reviews, hopefully, five-star book reviews. But what do you do when those five-star reviews turn into three-star and maybe even one-star reviews? Well, that’s exactly what we’re going to be talking about in today’s video. Watch and if you have any other words of advice, leave them in the comments below!

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Tips to Get the Most Out of BookCon

This year will be my second year attending BookCon and I’m so excited because last year I only went one day and this year I’ll be there for both days. That means more books and more fun! Last year I didn’t know what I was getting myself into but this year I’m ready and I’ve learned from my mistakes so I’m here with tips that I wish I had when I went to BookCon last year.

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Why I’m Self-Publishing My Third Novel & Big News!

Today I have some really exciting news about my third novel, She’s Not Here, but before I get into that, there are a few other things I wanted to talk about. Mainly, why I’m choosing to self-publish my third novel. Watch the video for all the details!

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Avengers: Infinity War – What Makes a Good Story?

Have you seen the Avengers: Infinity War? Because I have and I need to talk about it. But I’m not doing a review of the movie Instead, I wanted to talk about it in the viewpoint of a story-teller and why this movie has done everything right. Before I go any further I do have to warn you that many spoilers lie ahead, so don’t read on if you haven’t seen the movie yet because this is not a movie you want to have spoiled.

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