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Ashley Barron
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I write about love.
I write about love.

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"I usually make an advertising post about once a week. The rest of the time I’m reposting materials about publishing and writing that I find on the web and that my followers might find interesting."

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"For me, direct submission was the right choice: it allowed me a lot of creative control and a relatively short publication timeline, while also producing a product that gets “credit” for being traditionally published, and giving me the peace of mind of knowing that I wasn’t in it alone."

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"This familiarity and real life experience is essential for me to write vividly and convincingly."

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"One of the great challenges for an indie author is dividing time between actual writing and marketing. And I would argue that the same goes for writers who are as yet unpublished."

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"The heroine of this story has been a good girl for a long time, without much to show for it. But when a chance to grab that brass ring appears, she reaches out, despite the likelihood of falling on her face, because failure won't kill her and the risk is worth the reward."

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"I had read somewhere a few years ago that by asking repeatedly for something would automatically increase your odds of getting what you want. In other words, if someone says no, it really means maybe."

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Writers are generally long on inspiration and short on time. For this reason, the Guest Post column on IndieBookWeek.com is specifically designed for writers and authors to share already published blog posts.

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"Finally, I stepped back, relaxed, and took the pressure off of my invented timeline for literary success. I have since decided I will publish the best work I am capable of as a writer, or I will not publish at all."

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"For fiction writers, delivering a story becomes cathartic in a different way. It can ease pains we didn’t know were linked to one another, simply by pulling all the unrelated dots scattered across our subconscious and connecting them into a story, one that makes reasonable sense of items that shouldn’t actually add up to anything."

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"Authors whose work is picked up by a traditional publisher today, are expected to do their own marketing. Marketing is a lot of work, as all Indie authors have found out. If I’m going to have to do my own, then I don’t want to share the profits." - Author Marla A. Madison
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