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SIX OF THE BEST… ways to support your writer friends when they publish a new book

Your writer friends (like me) need support and help when they publish a new book. Especially when there’s no big-name publisher around to help with the marketing. And even when there is a publisher, word-of-mouth is still the best way … Continue reading

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SIX OF THE BEST… things that are still on my Amazon wishlist

What’s on your wishlist? SIX OF THE BEST… things that are still on my Amazon Wishlist

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a review of “Secret Santa”

This is a clever, entertaining story that reads easily and did not go where I expected. As an added bonus, it includes a candid look at fat intolerance. While it is complete, it’s a measure of good storytelling that it … Continue reading

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Product Placement: the Next Generation

So what happens when authors start having to account for these new revenue strategies? My best guess: multiple versions of the story — B&N gets copies of my book where Andrea uses a Nook; on Amazon, she has a Kindle; … Continue reading

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Anne R. Allen on Amazon Reviews

Anything less than 4 stars means “NOT RECOMMENDED.” Don’t expect an author to be pleased with 2 or 3 stars, no matter how much you rave in the text. Those stars are the primary way a book is judged. Without … Continue reading

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