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The Wrestling Diaries by author Sarah Bale

We were so excited to be asked to work on this trilogy with amazing romance author Sarah Bale. I mean, check out this GIF image we made her:

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We also got to create the covers for these steamy books! Click the images below to check them out on Amazon! You don’t want to miss this series.

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“Color Me In Cyanide & Cherries” – The Book

Check out this new release!

Color me in Cyanide and Cherry

lulu-02“Colour Me In Cyanide & Cherries” is my first book of poetry and it is finally ready to roam the world.

I am heavily pondering about what to write about it, accustomed to most of my readers already knowing what poems are in here, when and why were they written and so forth, so I am having trouble finding the way that could perfectly describe what the poems are about to a traveler, a roamer, a stranger.

Most of the poems from this blog are included in the book, some I skipped, some I added. The book is,for now, only available as a print book. I feel incredibly bad charging for anything(even more so when the available platforms mandate a hefty price in order for the writer to earn anything at all), especially for an e-book, since,like I mentioned, reading through this poetic haven of mine is like reading this book…

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Cover Wars – Voting

One of my book creations, Of Roots and Wreckage, is up for Cover Wars today. I hope you’ll give me a good vote! Vote here http://authorshout.com/cover-wars/

Laura A. Lord

My book, Of Roots and Wreckage, has been entered for Cover Wars! I hope you’ll take a moment to pop over and give me a vote! Thank you all for your support of my work. Visit here to vote: http://authorshout.com

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E-Book Cover SALE!

I’m scheduling for February and I’ve got, most, of the month wide open and ready to go, so I thought I’d spread a little early Valentine’s love and offer…

HALF PRICED E-BOOK COVERS!

That means $15, plus the cost of your image.

Check out my information on my E-Book Cover Services, here.

Please CONTACT ME as soon as possible to get scheduled for February’s Sale! Space is definitely limited. You can check out all of our available services here.

Selling Books in the Digital Age—We ALL Have an Image Problem & Here’s What To Do

There is some great information here for authors on branding.

Kristen Lamb's Blog

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We live in a wonderful age to be a writer but a terrifying one as well. It’s wonderful because there was a time when we could have gone to our graves without ever seeing our work published and holding our work physically in our hands. Now? Good news is everyone gets a chance. Bad news is everyone gets a chance.

Before self-publishing took off, I was not a fan of the whole idea. The reason? I knew the problems it was going to create. We were opening a door we could never close.

When we had gatekeepers, there was an assumed standard. To say we were “published authors” actually meant something. Now? It means next to nothing.

Great you’re a published author. So is my cat.

Johnny Cat wants to write his memoir... Johnny Cat wants to write his memoir…

With barriers to entry removed, we’ve created a…

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Submitting your Manuscript: Why Editing Is So Important

Some fantastic advise for our authors.

Veronica Bale

As aspiring authors, we hear it often: polish, polish, polish before you submit. Agents and publishers and industry experts all say it’s one of the most important things you can do. And of course, we know it’s important. But for many of us, we never really stop to think about why that’s so.

Consider it from the editor’s perspective. Author Lynne Barrett, guest posting in The Review Review, points out, “The editor wants nothing more than to read something so fresh and powerful and polished there is no question it must be [published.] Instead the editor, having read 17 things this morning, keeps going, thinking: “A run-on sentence in the first line!” The editor reads till unable to process any more, goes to get some more coffee, and starts again, resolving not to give in to the temptation to say no as fast as possible in order to…

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Cover Wars!

I love the idea of Cover Wars. How interesting!

Annette Rochelle Aben

Okay, I am breathing again… Was cruising through my emails this morning and found the one reminding me about the Cover Wars for this week. Why? Because the cover for my last book, A Haiku Perspective is a contender!!  Woot Woot.

Okay, breathing again.  Here is the link, which allows you to VOTE once a day for a whole week, for, of course, MY BOOK COVER. Naturally, I wouldn’t know if you didn’t but it would be nice, since I am asking nice.  (big smile from  my heart here).  And here is the link  http://authorshout.com/cover-wars/

Thank you so much and here is the book cover I am asking you to VOTE (once a day for a week) for.

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