It's very popular with murderers, because it works fast and leaves no trace on the victims.
We didn't go back to Blogger. It turns out Thomas Wolfe was right: you can't go home again. But Barb found WordPress hosting for us that we can afford. She's my hero right now.
Today Ruth Harris introduces us to the faculty at the University of Hard Knocks. Most writers will meet one or two of them at some point. The scammy agent, the evaporating formatter or cover designer, the overpriced booth at the book fair, the fake book "writers" who are taking a huge chunk out of the KU pot…they're everywhere.
Ruth gives us some great tips for avoiding them.
She has some great tips and useful links. On the big blog today at http://annerallen.com/2016/04/11-tips-build-online-community.html
They may learn that disrespecting bloggers is not a smart thing to do, whether you're an author, publicist or even a giant retailer. Unfortunately a lot of people who query us don't seem to realize that querying a blogger isn't any different from querying an agent or publisher.
Today I give the top ten mistakes people make in writing those queries.
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Her bestselling Camilla Randall Mystery Series features perennially down-on-her-luck former socialite Camilla Randall—who is a magnet for murder, mayhem and Mr. Wrong, but always solves the mystery in her quirky, but oh-so-polite way.
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