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By Falcon Storm/ One thing I constantly tell people is that what you post online is a reflection of who you are as a brand. As an author,

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My 20-Step Foolproof Writing “Process:” You Can Do It Too!

By Melissa Storm/ So apparently people are intrigued by my writing process. Let's put that in quotation marks, shall we? “Process.” There, that's better. I've received numerous remarks

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Why I Sometimes Write Negative Reviews & Why You Should Consider Doing the Same

By Melissa Storm/ Today, I'm going to talk about a very controversial topic among authors:  Whether or not it's okay to write negative book reviews. I say yes,

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Lessons Learned: My 7 Best Moves as a Self-Published Author

By Melissa Storm/ Yesterday, I wrote about my 10 biggest mistakes as a self-published author. Today, I'd like to acknowledge that not everything I've done as an author has been

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Lessons Learned: My 10 Biggest Mistakes as a Self-Published Author

By Melissa Storm/ Today's post is all about why I decided to throw away an author brand I'd worked on developing for over four years, easily spending over $35,000 in the

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What You Need to Know about Tsu.co, the New Social Network that’s Taking the Publishing World by Storm

By Falcon Storm/ So, umm, what exactly is Tsu? Well, besides being a letter in the Japanese language, Tsu is a new social media network, which was created

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Hey, Authors: You’re Doing Twitter Wrong!

By Melissa Storm/ I grew sick of all the spam and abandoned Twitter what seems like a very long time ago. It was gradual at first. In my heyday,

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4 ways to do a book trailer and a comprehensive review of each

By Emlyn Chand/ Book trailers – they’re a hot new trend that’s sweeping the publishing industry. Only time will tell if this latest promotional device is a seasonal flavor

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The best writing advice you will ever receive in 10 powerfully simple points

By T.S. Welti/ We've all heard the saying “The best writing is rewriting”, which was first coined by E.B. White and is now regurgitated an average of every five

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10 ways to write a book review and what to do when the book sucks

By Emlyn Chand/ Book reviews. They’re where I found my start as a writer. They’re where many of us find our starts as bloggers. They’re a great way to spread

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