Today's guest post is from freelance writer Sarah Allen (no relation that we know of, but we do have a lot of things in common, including the agreement that Colin Firth is THE greatest Mr. Darcy, and a tendency to knee-weakness at the sight of Benedict Cumb...
by Ruth Harris Y ou’ve written a book! Or: You’ve started the first draft. You’ve finished the first draft. You’re waiting for your editor’s comments. You’re thinking about writing a book. You’ve got a great idea for a book. You’re making notes for a book...
W hen I wrote a couple of weeks ago about the importance of commenting on blogs to raise your social media profile, I forgot to say one essential
thing—probably because I figured it's something your mom told you—but for those who've forgotten, here it is… I...
Narrated by Los Osos teacher and award-winning narrator, C. S. Perryess and Anne R. Allen (as Camilla)
W riters know we need a "platform" these days. That means we need to be on Twitter and FaceBook and Google+ and LinkedIn and Pinterest and Tumblr and have a blog with a ton of followers and get 100s of reviews on Amazon and Goodreads and drive ourselves bat...
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