5 Words to Remove From Your Novel to Improve Your Writing

I’ve learned a lot of things while editing my third novel, She’s Not Here, and one of them is that I use a lot of filler or filter words. Filler or filter words are words we throw into our novels when we’re being lazy writers and not getting to the point. For today’s video, I’m listing off all the words that you should remove from your novel to improve your writing.

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Author Trivia Tag!

I was tagged by Brittany Wang to do the Author Trivia Tag, created by Lenn Woolston. Basically, the tag is 10 random facts you might not have know about me, so let’s get to chatting! Let me know in the comments if any of these facts surprised you!

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How to Format an Ebook & Send Free Copies for Kindle

Formatting books is always some of the most frustrating parts of the self-publishing process. To help ease the headache, I created this video to walk you through how to easily format your novel for any ebook format. Also in this video, I’m showing you how you can take the formatted MOBI files you’ve created for Kindle and send them to anyone for free. This includes testing the file yourself, sending out advanced reader copies, or sending the book to reviewers.

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Editing Your Book on a Budget – Self-Publishing

Joining me for this video is Bethany Atazedah and Evie Driver as we talk about everything you should know about editing your book when you want to self-publish. This was filmed during the Wander Writer’s Retreat, which is why we’re in a hotel room, but we’re ready to deliver as much info to you as possible.

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How to Start Your Own Publishing Company – Self-Publishing

I’ve been putting off making this video for awhile, because, well, I’m not good at talking about legal stuff. I wanted to try my best at walking you through how I went about creating my own publishing house. This means choosing a name, filling paperwork through your secretary of state, getting an EIN, starting your publishing house website and all these other fun legal and business things!

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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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How to Get Book Reviews – For Self-Published Authors

Book reviews are so important when it comes to making sales for your novels. A stranger isn’t going to buy your book if it doesn’t have a lot of reviews, and this is especially true for self-published authors. We have to work a bit harder to present ourselves and our books to make the sale. But how do you get a lot of reviews for your book? Well, you have to ask! Watch the video to find out more!

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My First Online Course Is Live! AuthorTube Academy

So you’ve written a book…Or you’re about to write a book. Whether you’re thinking of self-publishing or going the traditional route, one thing is for sure: you need loyal readers.Welcome to AuthorTube Academy, an online course that teaches you how to create a loyal following of readers around yourself and your books. Along with the course you’ll receive downloadable PDF’s and exclusive access to the AuthorTube Academy Facebook group where I continue to teach you everything about YouTube, social media marketing and building your career as an author.

AuthorTube Academy is officially live! Get started today!

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Author Vlog – New England Authors Expo 2018

Another year at the New England Authors Expo! I had a great time talking to other authors, networking, signing books and speaking on my marketing panel. Be sure to check out some of the awesome authors below!

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Cover Reveal for She’s Not Here

It’s the day we’ve all been waiting for! The cover reveal of She’s Not Here! Thank you so much to the team at Damonza for this amazing cover! I can’t wait to hold this book in my hands!

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