How to Follow your Dreams through Writing

Getting started with a writing project can be daunting. It is difficult to know if the ideas in your head will look any good on paper, and whether anybody else will want to read them once they’re written down. It can be especially intimidating when you’re starting a...

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Electra on Izzy

This is a guest post by none other than the missus herself, who insisted she offers her side of the story. You may remember Electra from her popular post, The life of an author as lived by his wife (or husband) - an expose of this author's life (and...

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KDP Keywords Revisited

Readers of my blog will no doubt be aware of the importance of the categories and keywords your book uses. From using Amazon categories to increase your rankings to the perils of using keywords like Free, Bestseller, and Kindle, they can be used to optimize your book...

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Steven Pruitt, Unsung Wikipedia Hero

Steven Pruitt reminds me of an archetypal superhero: mild-mannered federal contractor for information management with U.S. Customs and Border Protection in the mornings. WikiGnome -- a wiki user who makes useful incremental edits without clamoring for attention -- at...

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How to Optimize your Book Page on Amazon

This post is based on an article I helped write for SearchNurture titled How to Hit Your Target ACoS on Amazon. Optimizing your Book Page Amazon is, in effect, a giant search engine of products. To ensure that your book shows up first, you must target specific...

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Using Kindle Create to Create your Manuscript

Like most of us, I suspect, I upload to Amazon my Word Doc whenever I have a new book or wish to make changes to a previously published one. However, there is a way that gives you far better control over the finished product, while being user-friendly enough for most...

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Introducing Izzy: The Kindle-Eating Dog

Readers of my blog may remember my obituary for Meli, our dog and faithful companion of 14 years. After over a year, we now have a new dog to introduce. To be honest, I still find it hard to move on, but the missus was sorely missing one, and I want to make her happy,...

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Sites That Pay You For Your Writing

Making it as a writer is tough. But if you love writing, you can't imagine doing anything else. Maybe these links, compiled by freelance writer Jasmine Eclipse, will help you find some paid work to help you make a career out of your passion! Sites that pay you for...

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