Lyrics and Lawsuits

When is it safe to use lyrics in your manuscript? The answer might surprise you...

Meet Author Joleene Naylor!

Today, I'm very excited to have Joleene Naylor as a visitor to my blog. Joleene is an author, blogger, and all-around amazingly talented person who I am fortunate to call a friend. So, are you ready? Let's have some fun! About Joleene (the official bio): Joleene Naylor is the author of the glitter-less Amaranthine vampire …

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Self-Published Authors are Real

Oh yes. I'm feeling a bit ranty this week, which would explain the frequent blogging, I suppose. I've penned similar posts in the past. Hell, you have probably blogged about this too. I think nearly every self-published author has. Well, it's time to say it again: I am self-published and I am a REAL author.  …

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Become a Millionaire Selling Books on Amazon (Or Not)

A few weeks ago, I stumbled across a book on Kindle that promised authors they could make a million dollars selling books on Amazon. A quick search yielded dozens of titles promising writers they can easily become best-selling authors, or promising to teach them how to write a best-selling book in 30 days. There are …

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Missed Opportunities

Last week, I discovered a broken link on my blog. This might not sound like a big deal to you, and in reality, it probably isn't - unless my broken link directed a potential reader away from my blog. A broken link can cost you a book sale. It can cost you the opportunity to connect with readers …

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