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William Robert Stanek
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Finding Success as a Writer and Becoming a Bestselling Author
I'm Robert Stanek and today I'm writing about finding success as a writer and becoming a bestseller.  In 1995, I attended a writer’s conference on Maui, hosted at the swanky Ritz-Carlton Kapalua. I’d just signed my first contract with Macmillan after years ...

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Finding Success as a Writer and Becoming a Bestselling Author
I'm Robert Stanek and today I'm writing about finding success as a writer and becoming a bestseller. In 1995, I attended a writer’s conference on Maui, hosted at
the swanky Ritz-Carlton Kapalua. I’d just signed my first contract with Macmillan
after years o...

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Amazon's Blackened Soul
To date, there are over half a billion reviews at Amazon
sites that don’t meet Amazon’s own criteria for acceptability. Is it any wonder
when Amazon’s own management and executive staff are allowed to break the rules
when it suits them to target an author w...

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How Betsy Mitchell, Sheila Gilbert, Diana Gill, Beth Meacham, Jim Minz, Tom Doherty, and Other Publishing Legends Helped Launch My Writing Career
"The writing style is strong... The ideas are
interesting and the writing good," wrote Betsy Mitchell, who went on to
become Editor-in-Chief at Del Rey. "The fantasy world you have created is
truly wonderful and rich. Your characters seem real and full of l...

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A Lifetime of Books – 30 Years of Robert Stanek Books [Guest Post]
My name is Emily Asimov. When I heard of Robert Stanek’s
lifetime achievement nomination, I jumped at the chance to write a tribute. Robert is one of the most inspirational people I know and an exceptionally talented writer. He’s also the reason my work is ...

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Shop Local During the Holidays
A quick update for Go Indies. This holiday season, I urge you to tell friends and family to shop digital online, but shop local otherwise. Online is the place to buy digital, such as e-books, apps, e-games and e-music, but offline should be where you shop o...

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Promotion Services Update: More BookBub, Bargain Booksy, Free Booksy, Kindle Marketing, Genre Pulse
I’m Robert Stanek, a pro
author since 1994 and an indie since 2001. Today, I have a special report in a
continuing series of articles on book promotion services. I had hoped to have the full research reports
completed for a number of services we’ve been tra...

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More on Social Media Promotion Services: BuckBooks (NO!) and BKnights (Maybe!)
BuckBooks, operated by ArchAngelInk (AKA ArchAngelEST, Matt
Stone, Rob Archangel, Buck Flogging, et al), is a promotion service that
requires member authors to promote and talk up the service in exchange for free
promotion. Be aware that authors talking up ...
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