Archive | October 2019

10 FINANCIAL RULES FOR WRITERS – by Paula Munier… — Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog

on Career Authors: Recently, a writer named Heather Demetrios wrote a blog called How To Lose A Third Of A Million Dollars Without Really Trying, about, well, the title says it all. Basically, she recounts the story of her getting two six-figure deals for her books, only to lose all the money because she didn’t […]

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10 Important practices that can greatly increase your rankings on search engines — Motivation & Environment

If you are a site or blog owner who is interested in improving your SEO rankings, this article will provide you with an example and the most important steps to do so using keyword search results. The use of popular keywords can improve your SEO rankings. The following are 10 important practices that can greatly […]

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This entry was posted on October 20, 2019. 3 Comments

10 Self-publishing Tips – by Erika M Szabo…

Tips from a writer who tried, failed, ​keeps trying and sometimes succeeds When it comes to self-publishing your book, the learning curve can be steep. After spending all that time and effort writing your book, here comes the hard part. getting your book ready for publishing. You will make mistakes and learn from them. Every […]

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6 Tips on How to Use Live Video for Book Marketing — Nicholas C. Rossis

This is a guest post by Ryan Aslatt. Ryan is a web strategist and blogger. He currently works at Web Design Agency WebAlive. He is used to writing well-researched articles that readers will find insightful, engaging and highly informative. I’m still figuring out how to use video for my book marketing, let alone LIVE video. So, […]

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This entry was posted on October 15, 2019. 2 Comments

Sacred Sunday

Thank you!

Tales From The Book Dragon

5 Flames

Blessed Sunday, My Fellow Book Dragons. Our Gem this evening is delicate, a bright blue, it looks beautiful and perfect at first, but under the surface is a corruption, a malignancy that seems to fill every corner, but there is another layer – a final layer that comes shining through. White -brilliant, clear, and sweet. That is Faith. The Gem Maker is S. Jackson, but her real name is Mary L. Schmidt.

Mary’s story is for every parent. Every parent who loves their child. But also, every parent who has been abused as a child, every parent who is abused by the other parent. Every parent who has an abusive ex-spouse. Especially, every parent who has lost a child to cancer, to disease, to birth defect or accident. Unthinkable, unspeakable. The unimaginable loss. As Mary calls it in the book, the KING of Loss. I have never lost…

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Top 10 Mistakes to Avoid at All Costs When Self-Publishing — Nicholas C. Rossis

I think every author should read this guest post by Joel Syder. Joel is a consulting writer and editor at Dissertation Help and PhD Kingdom. He enjoys helping people pursue their career and lifestyle objectives and is a successful published author. His articles are also available at AcademicBrits.com. Top 10 Mistakes to Avoid at All […]

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This entry was posted on October 14, 2019. 2 Comments

5 Easy Steps To Repurposing Your Blog Post Into An Audio Podcast – by Joseph C. Kunz, Jr… — Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog

Synopsis Repurposing your blog post is one of the smartest and easiest ways to spread your message to a wider and more varied audience. The more people that see it and read it, the more that will benefit from it, and you will sell more books. With these 5 steps, you can easily and quickly […]

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Top Tips on Writing a Book Blurb That Really Sells — Nicholas C. Rossis

This is a guest post by Ashley Halsey. Ashely is a professional writer at Luckyassignments.com and Gumessays.com and is also involved in several nation-wide projects. A mother of two, she enjoys reading, traveling, and attending business training courses! Today, she tackles one of the most annoying things about being an author: writing the blurbs to […]

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The Basics of Using the Gutenberg Editor – Part Two — Colleen M. Chesebro

Don’t let the new WordPress Editor Scare You! I hope you all found the time to create a test blog where you can experiment and play with the Gutenberg editor basics. Not sure what I’m talking about? Click HERE to read the first post. I was thrilled to learn that some of you jumped right […]

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