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Email Marketing for Book Promotion

Email marketing for book promotion

The importance of email marketing for book promotion can’t be overstated. It’s one of the most important parts of promoting your work. In my previous article, I shared the three major things that helped me succeed as a non-fiction writer. You can catch up on that article at How Much Do Self-published Authors Make on Amazon? As you’re building an …

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How Much Do Self-published Authors Make on Amazon?

How Much Do Self-published Authors Make on Amazon

Is self-publishing on Amazon worth it? I share my thoughts and experience with the self-publishing process from start to finish in this article I remember the first time I attempted to self-publish a book a long time ago, I tried to use a vanity press. In a great appreciation of my gullibility, they sent me an invoice for over $10,000 …

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#PublishingPaidMe Hashtag is Quite an Eye Opener for this Author

I was rummaging around on Twitter a few days ago when I stumbled on a hashtag that I found alarming. If you’re active on Twitter and you’re a writer, then you might have come across the same hashtag  #publishingpaidme. The hashtag was started by LL McKinney @ElleonWords to expose the inconsistencies (bias) between the advances black and white authors receive. Now, …

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Can You Be Creative Under Pressure?

“Is it possible to be creative under pressure?” One of my stressed-out friends asked me this a few weeks ago and it led me to remember something that happened when I was in secondary school. When I was 16, I was commandeered, to write a poem. Yep, you read that right. My boarding school was having a creative arts competition …

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Writing Life in the Time of Coronavirus

Today marks day 65 for me in quarantine. I still can’t believe I’ve been indoors for 2 months. I go out for grocery shopping and to pick up mail at the post office but I’m mostly in my room. Though I’m an introvert, the first two to three weeks of quarantine were tedious for me because my reading and writing …

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