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Identifying Your Genre

Break these Genre Rules at Your Own Risk How important is identifying your genre? Authors who are ambiguous in identifying their genre, or don’t do it correctly, can run into problems when pitching their manuscript to an agent or publisher. We’re here to nip that in the bud and keep you from breaking genre rules.

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Black Château in the Top 20 Digital Marketing Agencies in Los Angeles

Black Château is listed among the top 20 digital marketing agencies in Los Angeles: DesignRush Top 20 Digital Marketing Agencies for 2021. The list is curated by DesignRush, which is an online marketplace that helps people find and compare the most qualified professionals and agencies from marketing, branding, website design, and app development services. After

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You Mean Some People PAY for Social Media Promotions?

There is a common misconception that social media is free or that it is easy to do because you just need to post compelling content, and then new fans and customers will naturally find you, follow you, and automatically buy your book or service. Easy peasy, right? After all, your 14-year-old niece has 10,000 followers

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LinkedIn for Writers

In the same way that auditioning is part of the job for actors, self-promotion is important for writers. It’s a great way to make vital connections and keep your name out there. Networking is a powerful tool for anyone who is creative, an author, or a business leader. One of the best tools you can

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In a Writing Slump? Try a Little Exercise!

You’ve heard the jokes about having a “writer’s body.” Maybe you’ve made them yourself. It’s not about weight. Instead, it’s usually about our fitness and health. We’re sedentary as a rule, and there are dozens of studies out there that show that a sedentary lifestyle can be damaging to our health. It’s so easy to

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Why the Twitter Writing Community Might Make You Love It Again

Many authors from the Twitter writing community have spoken about their love/hate relationship with Twitter. We all know it can be a toxic place. There are trolls in every Twitter cave, and conspiracy theories abound. Everyone is canceled, then celebrated, then canceled again. We all know the pitfalls, and yet…  Like any well-written fantasy, the

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Article image for Break Genre Rules

Identifying Your Genre

Break these Genre Rules at Your Own Risk How important is identifying your genre? Authors who are ambiguous in identifying their genre, or don’t do it correctly, can run into problems when pitching their manuscript to an agent or publisher. We’re here to nip that in the bud and keep you from breaking genre rules.

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Black Château in the Top 20 Digital Marketing Agencies in Los Angeles

Black Château is listed among the top 20 digital marketing agencies in Los Angeles: DesignRush Top 20 Digital Marketing Agencies for 2021. The list is curated by DesignRush, which is an online marketplace that helps people find and compare the most qualified professionals and agencies from marketing, branding, website design, and app development services. After

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You Mean Some People PAY for Social Media Promotions?

There is a common misconception that social media is free or that it is easy to do because you just need to post compelling content, and then new fans and customers will naturally find you, follow you, and automatically buy your book or service. Easy peasy, right? After all, your 14-year-old niece has 10,000 followers

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The Beach-Bound Book Bash Is Back

The Beach-Bound Book Bash Is Back  This Annual Literary Tea and Author Reading Event Helps Booklovers Discover Their Next Favorite Summer Read    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Los Angeles, California – The Beach-Bound Book Bash, the annual literary tea and author reading, is back. The event happens virtually Saturday June 12th, 3pm to 4:30pm PT / 6p to 7:30pm ET.  

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