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Social Media - Is it worth it and how do you schedule it? 3 Replies

As of late I've been hearing more and more about the effects of social media and #FOMO (fear of missing out). As writers, authors and bloggers it's important for us to stay in contact and network…Continue

Tags: hootsuite, bufffer, tools, networking, media

Started by Angela Ford. Last reply by Karolina 11 hours ago.

Past or Present Tense 6 Replies

Came across an article sent to my email from Writer's Digest, which also inpsired my latest blog post:…Continue

Started by lidy wilks. Last reply by Joan Kerr on Saturday.

Books featuring characters with mental disabilities 7 Replies

Hello Everyone,I'm currently writing an article about the presentation of characters with mental disabilities in fiction. Can anyone recommend any books they have read that would be relevant? I'm…Continue

Started by Laura Longthorne. Last reply by Christine Plouvier on Friday.

Book Images 2 Replies

I usually use Google Images to feature a book on my blog. Recently I've noticed their book images are not as sharp or clear, as in the past. Any suggestions where I can access book images?Joyce at…Continue

Started by Joyce S Sherr. Last reply by Peggy Arthurs on Wednesday.

Hard copy printing. 5 Replies

I am currently working on finding out where to get hard copy books printed for a good price. Though I do want a place where I can hopefully upgrade to having them handle the distribution and…Continue

Started by David Allen McNutt. Last reply by julie ann owens 17 hours ago.

Do you feel guilty about writing negative reviews? 20 Replies

I feel sort of guilty when I leave a negative review of a book - even when it's a terrible book. And now an author of a book I really disliked just left a comment on my blog about the negative…Continue

Started by Angela. Last reply by Casey Coleman on Friday.

The miracle way to sell more books 4 Replies

After breaking contract with a prominent NY literary agency nearly four years ago to pursue the ebook/indie publishing revolution I can now confidently say I know what it takes to sell books. This…Continue

Tags: middle, grade, young, adult, ebooks

Started by Neil D Ostroff. Last reply by Ife Oshun Apr 11.

What is a book blog tour, and how does one set up author interviews? 5 Replies

I would like to open this discussion for those of us, like myself, who are very new to all this and want to create as much brand recognition as we can. I know that these two things along with…Continue

Started by David Allen McNutt. Last reply by Laura Agnella Apr 10.

In the online wilderness, just how much control do you have over your creation? 12 Replies

How far and real is my control over my ebook online?  A google search of my ebook made me wonder.  For a few months I discovered it had been added to a zip file of free ebooks and made available via…Continue

Tags: ebook

Started by Patrick Feron. Last reply by Patrick Feron Apr 1.

Rules of the Book Blogs Ning 104 Replies

The administrators of the Book Blogs Ning have drafted up some rules for this group that we feel are for the protection of all our members. I would encourage you to read what we have written up and…Continue

Tags: Book, Blogs, requirements, regulations, Ning

Started by bethany (dreadlock girl). Last reply by Tina C Feb 19.


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