Marketing Tips, Writing Tips

Smorgasbord Book Promotion – Collaborative Anthologies – A Quick Read – A-Z Stories from around the World.

“A QUICK READ” was showcased in Sally Cronin’s blog, “Smorgasbord Book Promotion” in the United Kingdom, thanks to Patricia Salamone, one of the contributors. Writers were given a challenge: write a complete story in 26 sentences — with the first letter of each sentence beginning with a sequential letter of the alphabet.  Amazing writers from all […]

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Writing Tips

How to Pitch an Article or Story to a Magazine

Pitching a story or article to a magazine or blogsite is the same as writing a query letter. There are important steps to recognize in order to get your piece first accepted, then approved, and finally published. Read the magazine or blog before you submit a pitch Are you familiar with the magazine or blog? […]

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Writing Tips

Three Parts of a Query Letter

When you query a magazine or agent about a story or article, you are giving them enough information to hook them. You want them to accept your manuscript and publish it. Here are the main things that should be in a query letter. PARAGRAPH I: (Called the Logline, Tagline or Hook) Summarize the book in one […]

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Marketing Tips, Writing Tips

What Do Readers Want?

How do book readers decide to read your book? They don’t decide. You do. Awesome responsiblity? Amazing power? Then, how do you get readers to want to read your book? You convince your readers to want to through marketing strategies. Whether you self-publish or go the traditional route, you must continue to market your own book(s). Traditional […]

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