Browsing Archive: June, 2015

106-1C: Liars, Tycoons, and Bars, Oh My! (Dorothy Hits the City)

Posted by Nora Quick on Monday, June 22, 2015, In : Writing 106 

You’re at the point of marketing where things get tricky. You may be Dread Pirate Roberts, and you got the girl, but now we enter the Fire Swamp. We have fire spouts, lightning sand, ROUSes, and an evil prince waiting for you.


Let’s get down to honest brass tacks now. In a perfect world you will have blog tours, contests, and giveaways planned before you publish. And almost every writing website on earth will tout these. Though when used effectively they are the BEST promotional marketing ...

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106-1B: How To Recreate DMV Hell In Your Own Home!

Posted by Nora Quick on Saturday, June 13, 2015, In : Writing 106 
Ah, the land of reviews. Now that your book is either freshly out or about to come out, it’s time to get reviews. We will cover the ethical and unethical ways of doing this, but the unethical focus will be ethical-unethical. It will make sense once we get going. First we must learn what the rules are, the right way to follow them, what constitutes breaking them, and then the ethical-unethical bending of the rules. 


Starts like this...


First off, if you have a publisher producing your book, th...

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