When is the Best Time to Start My Author Social Media Presence and Marketing?

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Today, we’re hearing from Author, C.L. Cannon at Fiction-Atlas Press. During this post you will learn when the right time is to start marketing yourself as an author. I’ve talked several times publicly about the importance of having an author website and a social media presence. Both are vital to your success as a modern […]

5 Things You Should Know Before Signing On With Any Publisher

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Finally, after months of getting rejection letter after rejection letter, you finally land a yes! You’re over-the-moon excited…your author career is finally about to take off! But wait… there are some things you should know before signing your books away! Writers, make sure you do your research on publishers, especially if they are small publishers. […]

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)

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Authors are gearing up for #NanoWrimo!

If you’re unfamiliar with the popular author hashtag, it stands for National Novel Writing Month, which takes place in November.

If you go to NaNoWriMo’s website, you will find a great tool for writing a book during the month of November. Authors who use this tool set out on November 1st to write a 50k word novel by the last day of month.

Author, Martina Billings-Mcatee says, “I wrote my first book on NaNoWriMo, five books later and I’m still writing. It helped me. It gives me a goal even if I don’t meet it. It helps me focus.” 

How does it work?

First, you need to make a profile on NanoWriMo. As you work through your 50k words, you update your progress on oh your profile and are awarded badges along the way