I Read What I Want

Have you seen Bridgerton? If you haven't, what are you waiting for? Perhaps you're not into romance, and if you're not, that's fine. To each their own. Several years ago, I was super into reading regencies, but it's been years since I read romance novels. I tend to bounce from genre to genre, but thanks …

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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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Readers Matter

We're all busy, especially this time of the year. It seems we barely have enough time to pick up a book for a few minutes before we go to sleep each night, much less time to write a review once we've finished reading. Unless you're an avid reader who is dedicated to keeping track of …

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It Takes a Village to Write a Book

Okay, so maybe it only takes an author to write a book, but it certainly takes a community of beta readers and editors to make a book publishable. A small percentage of authors say they can self-edit and publish a book without any input, but that is a very small percent. Most authors rely on …

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It’s Nothing Personal

I'm not sure how many of you are aware of this, but there's a war going on. Waged on the battlefields of Goodreads and Amazon, it's a war between readers and authors. Well, actually, it isn't quite that simple. Authors seem to be split--some side with the readers, some side with the authors crying 'bully,' …

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