Author Toolbox

Running Your Author Empire

I learned a ton of things this year about running my author business. I thought about doing this as a series, but seeing as this is the last AuthorToolbox post for the year, I decided to go big. To learn more about the #AuthorToolboxBlogHop go here. I got advice from other authors, did a lot …

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Author Toolbox

Understanding Vanity Publishing and Author Services

My obsession with learning everything there is to know about publishing continues! Last month I looked at Freelancers — which raised a lot of questions about vanity publishers. So, I found someone who knows a lot about the subject to clear it all up for us. This post is part of the February #AuthorToolBoxBlogHop, hosted by Raimey Gallant. …

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Author Toolbox

eBooks – The Future or A Mistake?

Today I’m happy to have blogging friend Tasha over for a guest post. To some, eBook is a dirty word. The electronic book is seen as a downgraded, second cousin to the print book. While it can be said there is something wonderful about holding paper and print in our hands, there is also something …

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A to Z Challenge

The Perfect Query Letter

Q is for Query Writers know how difficult it is to write a good query letter. Opinions and advice differs from source-to-source. So I decided to go and ask someone who actually works with query letters (and the slush pile) from day-to-day to tell us how it really works. Go ahead, Hoda. Hello! I was …

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