Tuesday, November 7, 2017

SFF Seven Tuesday: Getting Unstuck From Writer's Block


"I hate writing. I love having written." -Dorothy Parker

Writer's Block. Happens to the pros, to those panicking through NaNoWriMo, and to every writer in between. This week, the traditionally published, the self-published, and the hybrid-published authors of the SFF Seven Blog are offering their Top 3 Tips to Getting Unstuck.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

SFF Seven Tuesday: Halloween Fiction

Toothfairy from Hellboy 2
It's Halloween flash fiction week on the SFF Seven blog. Today, I attempt a bit of fright night prose...and possibly prove that my creative-writing professor was right when he told me to steer clear of penning poetry.  ~ack~

So here, let the Toothfairy from Hellboy 2 lead you over to the SFF Seven blog for:



Tuesday, August 8, 2017

SFF Seven Tuesday: Don't Touch That: The 3rd Rail in Fiction

Happy Tuesday, All! Yes? No? Maybe? It's Tuesday, so I'm over on the SFF Seven Author's blog talking about including taboo topics your work. What do cat turds, asbestos, and crushed dreams have to do with that?

Click over to find out: Don't Touch That: The 3rd Rail in Fiction

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

SFF Seven Tuesday: Email Marketing Lists

This week on the SFF Seven Authors' Blog: Email Marketing and Building Your Subscriber List. Shrieks of dismay. Eye rolls and cringes. Allusions to the hunched and wheezing skeeve scrabbling out of the shadows to scream, "Buy My Book." Yep, that was pretty much the reaction of my fellow bloggers to the topic.

Nobody wants to be the spam-a-lamma-dingdong. However, as authors, we do want our books to sell. Emailing people who asked to hear from us is necessary to the business of what we do. So, today, I dust off my marketing cap and offer up 5 Tips for Building Your Email Subscriber Lists. 

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

SFF Seven Tuesday: Marketing Books Via Rich Media

It's Tuesday, so I'm over on the SFF Seven Authors' blog. This week's discussion is about the value of marketing your books using book trailers, video clips, and rich media ads. Are they better than static ads? Is the investment worth it for a self-pub author?

Stop by and read my two cents on Gettin' Flashy: Can Videos Sell More Books?