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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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Are You Ready to Be Zoom-Sational?

How to Get Ready for Your Virtual Panel, Interview or Online Event The pandemic means that many of us are turning on our computer cameras to do online conferences, media interviews, and other online events using Zoom. The same goes for other platforms like StreamYard, Skype, or maybe even the old schoolers still on Google

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Laurie’s Guide for Introverts

A Guide for Introverts to Get the Most out of Writers Conferences  A guest post by: Laurie Finkelstein Laurie Finkelstein is the author of the award-winning Next Therapist Please, a book that juxtaposes humor and romance with anxiety, depression and OCD. A member of the Greater Los Angeles Writers Society, she is among the panelists

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Should Authors Turn Up Their Noses to Media Interviews?

Advice for Authors Who Want Positive Press By Desireé Duffy, Founder of Black Château As an author, one of your goals for a successful book promotion strategy is securing media interviews. Talking about your book’s message to your potential readers is a vital component of your PR and marketing mix. While every author hopes for high-profile

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Three, Two, One…BOOK LAUNCH!

A two-hour workshop to help authors plan their book’s launch. Authors often struggle with the nuances of planning a book launch. If you wonder what the best strategy is, you are not alone. Indie authors and those who are with traditional or hybrid publishers all have questions about best practices. It can be confusing and

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Feature image for the writing slump article

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

Read More »

Are You Ready to Be Zoom-Sational?

How to Get Ready for Your Virtual Panel, Interview or Online Event The pandemic means that many of us are turning on our computer cameras to do online conferences, media interviews, and other online events using Zoom. The same goes for other platforms like StreamYard, Skype, or maybe even the old schoolers still on Google

Read More »
laurie finkelstein, next therapist please, writers conferences

Laurie’s Guide for Introverts

A Guide for Introverts to Get the Most out of Writers Conferences  A guest post by: Laurie Finkelstein Laurie Finkelstein is the author of the award-winning Next Therapist Please, a book that juxtaposes humor and romance with anxiety, depression and OCD. A member of the Greater Los Angeles Writers Society, she is among the panelists

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Media interviews, black chateau, best advice author interviews, author PR

Should Authors Turn Up Their Noses to Media Interviews?

Advice for Authors Who Want Positive Press By Desireé Duffy, Founder of Black Château As an author, one of your goals for a successful book promotion strategy is securing media interviews. Talking about your book’s message to your potential readers is a vital component of your PR and marketing mix. While every author hopes for high-profile

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