Melodee’s Rules for Authors — Number Thirty-Seven

    Number Thirty-Seven Don’t Pass Up Free Promotion   In this post, I’m going to pick on Twitter only for the sake of simplicity and clarity. The same concepts apply to other social media sites and to promotion in general, so try to expand your awareness to those other areas as well. Promotion of …

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THWT Question for 03 APR 2018

    The first Two Hundred Word Tuesday question for April 2018 is:   Will you have a new book coming out soon?   Keep Loving!    

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THWT Question for 27 MAR 2018

    The final Two Hundred Word Tuesday question for March 2018 is:   If cost and/or availability were not issues, what ONE book would you most like to own? Be specific!   Keep Loving!    

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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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THWT Question for 20 MAR 2018

    The Two Hundred Word Tuesday question for this first day of spring, Steak and Knobber Day, and 20 MAR 2018 is:   Who designed the covers for your books?   Keep Loving!    

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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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THWT Question for 13 MAR 2018

    Here is today’s Two Hundred Word Tuesday question:   What are the most important elements of good writing?   Keep Loving!    

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Melodee’s Rules for Authors — Number Thirty-Four

    Number Thirty-Four Don’t Give Away the Store   Let me start off saying that I do enjoy a little gambling now and then. I’ll buy lottery tickets from time to time. I’ll drop a few dollars in the one-armed bandits as well. I like to play penny-ante poker (real poker, not the assorted …

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THWT Question for 06 MAR 2018

    The first Two Hundred Word Tuesday question for March 2018 is:   Have any of your books/stories been made into a video production (movie, TV, etc.)? How was the process?   Keep Loving!    

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Melodee’s Rules for Authors — Number Thirty-Three

    Number Thirty-Three To Thine Own Self Be True   And for God’s sake let others do it, too! I can’t tell you how often I see comments in mailing lists, blogs, seminars, and any number of other venues where someone who fancies themselves to be a successful author is telling everyone how they …

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