Tag Archives: self-publishing

Killer Nashville Act 1

This was the view from my room at The Hutton Hotel. (You can read my review of the hotel by clicking on the Hutton hotel link.) It was the best conference hotel I’ve ever stayed at and the nicest most … Continue reading

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Quarterly Check-In On New Year’s Resolutions

I’m surprisingly pleased with my Q1 results regarding  my New Year’s Resolution Implementation Program. 🙂 Call it something serious and you take it more seriously–at least I do. Here’s my quarterly update: Lose 35 lbs and keep it off.–Since last … Continue reading

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What’s Going On With My Novel?

As you may have guessed from all the Q&As, I’ve been gathering as much info on self-publishing as I can. After reading Jenna’s responses to our Q&A, I decided to engage CreateSpace to design the interior formatting of my paperback. … Continue reading

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Self-publishing and a Free E-book

Since Monday’s post was epically informative, I’ll link back to it today. If you want to learn about self-publishing from a multi-published NYT Bestseller, check out my Q&A with Jenna Bennett. Jenna’s first book in The Cuttthroat Business Mysteries series, A … Continue reading

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Things I Always Wanted to Know About CreateSpace: A Q&A with Audrey Kalman

The fabulous Audrey Kalman, who blogs at Audrey Kalman: Writing of Many Kinds, offered to do a Q&A with me about her experiences with CreateSpace because I’m seriously considering self-publishing my book this spring. Right now, I’m in the research phase … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Emmie Mears Talks About Barry Eisler’s Bottom Line

Today, the fabulous Emmie Mears is guest posting about a killer panel that I missed during the Writer’s Digest Conference. Because super nerd me lined up 50 minutes before Pitch Slam started. I’m a follower of her fantastic blog (which … Continue reading

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Crafting a Page-Turning Plot–Guest Blog by Ezra Barany

Crafting a Page-Turning Plot by Ezra Barany First and foremost I want to thank the wonderful Kourtney for allowing me to partake of her well-crafted website. I promise not to break anything. By the end of this post, you will … Continue reading

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