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Your Author Business Plan: Compare, Contrast And Conquer

Writers In The Storm welcomes back literary lawyer, Susan Spann with her next installment of her blog series on the author’s business plan. By Susan Spann Thank you for joining me again on our trek through writing an author business … Continue reading

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The Three Stages of Author Marketing

We welcome back contributing guest, Susan Spann, with Part 3 of her Author Business Plans series.  If you missed  Part 1 or Part 2, they’re just a click away. by Susan Spann Today we continue our trek through Author Business … Continue reading

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Writerly Uses For Microsoft Excel – Part 1

by Jenny Hansen Should writers (or anyone else) use Microsoft Excel? In a word, YES! Laura Drake did a post last week about how she keeps track of her plot in Excel and I started hearing rumbling from the Spreadsheet-Phobics in … Continue reading

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7 Steps To Writing An Author Business Plan by Susan Spann

Writers In The Storm is delighted to welcome back Susan Spann with another amazing post covering all the legal bits of information we writers need to know. Susan has delved into everything from publishing choices to a quick overview of … Continue reading

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QR Codes ~ A Sexy Marketing Technique for Your Books

Scan this! by Jenny Hansen What happens when you hold your iPhone up and click that weird looking square on the left? You see these in magazines, at the grocery store, on clothing labels, and YES, in the back of … Continue reading

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Ramp Up The Fight To Amp Up The Tension

by Jenny Hansen So you think you know how to fight dirty? Monday’s post explained the nuance of “clean fighting” and how to use it to your best advantage in your stories. Today, we’re gonna leave Mr. or Ms. Nicey-Nice … Continue reading

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10 Tips for a DIY Author Website

By Laura Drake I am NOT a techie. I don’t know software, I’m not a graphics designer. Heck I can’t even use a camera well! I’m an accountant. That translates to: I’m cheap. Too cheap to pay someone to build … Continue reading

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PUMPING WORDS

By Laura Drake Who hasn’t made a vow on New Year’s Eve (maybe after a couple of glasses of champagne) that this is your year to get in shape.  You join a gym, you get a personal trainer, you start … Continue reading

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