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As I wrote the other day in my Milestones post, my critique partner Dani suggested a while back that I write blogs about what happens “after the sale.” Today I was emailing Dani, talking about all the promotional things I’ve been doing – and still have to do to keep […]

What do you like?


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Woohoo! Private Property is still #1 over on the My Bookstore and More Bestsellers List. That’s four straight days at the top, and it’s been on the top ten since it was released!This month I’m featured over at The Romance Studio’s Blue page … you have to scroll down about […]

Monday Catch-up


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I could be talking about the over-a-foot of snow we received yesterday or those icicles blocking my view from my kitchen window. I’m not. I’m snowed under by all the marketing and publicity that goes along with the release of a book. Holy Moly, why don’t they warn a newbie […]

Snowed Under



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It’s January 2009. The month Private Property releases, and OMG, the marketing side is way beyond anything I thought it would be. Bookmarks? Postcards? What do I do with them? Do I buy an ad on this review site or that one? What’s the best “return on investment”? And the […]

21 Days and counting down …


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So that handy-dandy gizmo Gizmo Guy installed two days ago cr*pped out last night and crashed both my computers. So that’s being pulled out today. Apparently it’s either one of those things where you have no problems with it, or it gives you lots of problems. *sigh* I was so […]

Putting On A Good Face


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I’ve been blogging almost two years now and I had it in the back of my head that blogging would get easier. I was wrong. Tomorrow I’m scheduled to post my very first blog over on the new Samhellion blog. I’m starting to panic because right now I have nothing. […]

The Well’s Running Dry



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We’ve all seen posts on various loops about how to market ourselves as authors. Bookmarks, speaking engagements, book signings. Blogs *VBG* Yesterday I think this author in Indonesia took the prize. What was his marketing ploy? Something straight out of the Simpsons – he dropped cash – yes, cash! – […]

Talk about a Cash Flow!