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Anne R. Allen
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A great post from +Melodie Campbell on "Overnight Success" in the publishing business.

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Most authors have a "practice novel" or two in the archives. Very few of those books will ever see the light of day. Yours might, but don't publish it until you have another novel or two ready for publication. Single-title authors have a hard time making sales and writing skills improve with time and practice. Here are 10 reasons why it's best not to publish your first novel until you've written another.

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How to be successful on Amazon: good advice here. Some of it from me. :-) 

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How do you feel about cover models who look nothing like the protagonist--and are very much the wrong age? Tara Sparling weighs in. 

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Carmen Amato shares her Author Strategies that landed her a TV deal! Carmen is an indie author who has done it right. She has built a fan base, has strong, steady sales and her Emilia Cruz mystery series has been picked up by Netflix! She visits us today to share her tricks for planning an author strategy. I'm learning a lot from Carmen myself! 

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I've been in the writing business for a lot of years. But I took much longer than necessary to launch my career. A bunch of misconceptions and mistakes held me back. If you avoid them, you can reach your goals much faster. 

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Wise words from +Kristen Lamb. Do your own social media. If Stephen King can do it, you can too. There are a lot of predatory "experts" out there. Don't listen to them. 

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Good advice from +Jami Gold on Bad Reviews. 

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+Tara Sparling on the dangers of recommending a book to a friend. 

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Rejection is almost never personal, and failure is how we learn. So fight those negative thoughts with these tips from veteran bestseller, and former Big 5 editor +Ruth Harris 
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