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Lana Pecherczyk
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Marketing is not a dirty word – Golden rules to follow for stress free marketing #amwriting

There’s been a lot of hooha on the internet lately about the real value in marketing online for authors. Some people believe that from the amount of time you spend, the rewards are almost non-existent. I believe this all stems from over complicating such…

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In Defence of Romance – How to Handle Coming Out of the Romance Writer's Closet

J is for Judgement – Romance Writing from A to Z Personally, it took me a long time to come out of the romance writing closet. First I was a teenager, embarrassed to say that I read real books for fear of being labelled a nerd. Then I was too shy to…

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Five Stars for Beautiful, Messy, Love by Tess Woods – Book Review

Before I start this review, I want to set you in the mood I was before I read it. Picture this: You’re young, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed. You’ve dreamed of visiting this far off wonderland place which everyone keeps talking about.  You’ve seen gorgeous…

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How to Craft a Killer Meet Cute for Your Romance Novel #amwriting

Note from Lana: Thanks Louisa West for coming down to AuthorZoo to provide this fabulous article on getting the most out of your character’s introduction in a romance novel. There are so many good tips in here that you’re sure to leave full of ideas for…

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Interracial Romance: Room for Everyone | Guest Post by Claire Boston #amwriting

I asked Claire to write a blog post about her feelings on Interracial Romance. It’s a hot topic at the moment, and more people around the world are screaming for diversity in their stories. Claire just so happened to have written an interracial and MM…

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What's Hot Right Now in Romance? #amwriting

H is for Hot Right Now in Romance | Romance Writing from A to Z Want to know what’s the latest in romance books and publishing trends in 2017? Look no further. I’ve scoured the internet, asked my fellow Romance Writers of Australia, checked publishers…

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38 Clichés to Avoid when Writing Romance #amwriting #romance

H is for Heaving Bosoms and other Romance clichés to Avoid I asked my fellow members of RWA (Romance Writers of Australia) what sort of clichés they dislike reading about in the genre. The following discussion was fun, informative and light-hearted. But…

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Build Your Author Website Using Wordpress | 4 week online course for only $30 #RWA members, $80 non-members

Want to learn how to make an awesome WordPress website? Take control of your career and learn how to manage a simple WordPress website and blog then turn it into a successful self-managed powerhouse for your author business. Learn via easy walk-through…

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How to get your book published with only 3 chapters written

It sounds like a dream, right? Books take forever to write and only hours to devour. The industry is fickle and hard to predict. [highlight]So, how do you know which of your stories is worth the time?[/highlight] Well, now you can submit all of them, as…

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Book Review: Meet Me at Willoughby Close by Kate Hewitt #amreading #romance

I loved this book and devoured it in one and a half sittings. Kate Hewitt is a prolific category romance writer, and this series seems to be one of her first outside of that tightly knit sub-genre. It tells the story of Ellie, who moves to country England…
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