Jul 21

Melodee’s Rules for Authors — Number Three

    Number Three Never Pay For Cover Art   See also Rules One, Two, and Four as they are closely related to this Rule. As outlined in Rule Number One, cover art is a part of the cost of doing business, but that cost belongs to the publisher, NOT the author. Just like with …

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Jul 18

THWT Question for 18 JUL 2017

    The Two Hundred Word Tuesday question for 18 JUL 2017 is:   What is the message in your books? How do your readers react to it?   Keep Loving!    

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Jul 14

Melodee’s Rules for Authors — Number Two

    Number Two Never Pay To Have Your Book Edited   See also Rules One, Three, and Four as they are closely related to this Rule. As outlined in Rule Number One, editing is a part of the cost of doing business, but that cost belongs to the publisher, NOT the author. The biggest …

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Jul 11

THWT Question for 11 JUL 2017

    Here’s the Two Hundred Word Tuesday Question for 11 JUL 2017:   What was your first job and how did you get it?   Keep Loving!    

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Jul 07

Melodee’s Rules for Authors — Number One

    We’ve reached the point in the cycle where the Rules for Authors return to the beginning. I repost the Rules instead of pointing to the prior iteration because the Rules are in a constant state of flux, just like the entertainment industry itself. So, here we go again!   Number One Money Flows …

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Jul 04

THWT Question for 04 JUL 2017

    The Two Hundred Word Tuesday question the 4th of July 2017 is:   How long does it take you to write a book?   Keep Loving!    

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Jun 30

Melodee’s Rules for Authors — Number Thirty-Six

    Number Thirty-Six Advertising Bang versus Bucks   Many people think of promotion and promoting their books. In more general terms, promotion is just a subset of advertising. But no matter what you call it, you need to get the most bang for the buck when you are trying to sell your books. Now, …

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Jun 27

THWT Question for 27 JUN 2017

    The Two Hundred Word Tuesday question for 27 JUN 2017 is:   Name one entity that you feel supported you outside of family members.   Keep Loving!    

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Jun 23

Melodee’s Rules for Authors — Number Thirty-Five

    Number Thirty-Five Ignore the Critics   As a group, critics are pompous morons. Sorry, but I call ‘em like I see ‘em. Anyone remember Phil Collins? How many of his albums did you buy? Want to know what the critics thought of people who bought Phil Collins albums? Try https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phil_Collins#Criticism_and_praise on for size. …

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Jun 20

THWT Question for 20 JUN 2017

    Today’s Two Hundred Word Tuesday question is:   Do you travel much concerning your books?   Keep Loving!    

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