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Creative Marketing and Residual Income Streams for Authors

Many authors often leave money on the table by failing to follow-up their book(s) with residual products and materials that can either enhance, complement or add to their book content or serve as tangible reminders of content or characters. Think of … Continue reading

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Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards – Call for Entries

If you are a self-published author looking to build your author platform and gain national exposure for your book(s), check out the Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards. Winners also get a $3000 in cash and registration for the annual Writer’s … Continue reading

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2014 FAPA President’s Book Awards Announced

 Florida Authors and Publishers Association (FAPA) is pleased to announce the guidelines for the 2014 FAPA President’s Book Awards, which recognizes book publishing excellence and creativity in design, content and production for North American authors and publishers! The awards are bigger and better … Continue reading

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Book Marketing Tip with Quote from P.T. Barnum

You can be the best writer and author in the world, but if you do not tell the world about yourself and your works, nobody will ever know it. The reality is that all successful authors regularly promote and share … Continue reading

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Robert (Bob) W. Lucas to Present at St. Augustine, Florida Ancient City Writers Group – January 18, 2014

Internationally known author and training consultant, Bob Lucas, will be facilitating a session on personal branding at the Florida Writers Association Ancient City Writers group meeting on January 18, 2014. The meeting will be held from 10:15-12:00 at the St. Augustine … Continue reading

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Sale on Kindle Version of Make Money Writing Books by Robert W. Lucas

From December 28th, 2013 until January 5th, 2014 you can get a discounted electronic copy of Make Money Writing Books: Proven Profit Making Strategies for Authors by Robert W. Lucas at Amazon.com The key to successfully making money as an author and/or self … Continue reading

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Independent Bookstores Making a Comeback

There is good news is that smaller book sellers have begun a slow comeback. This provides opportunity for local owners, their community and customers in their areas. Rick Townley recently wrote and article that appears in the Washington Times titled Independent bookstores … Continue reading

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Develop Print Materials to Promote Your Books

If you want to make money as an author and get your books known, you have to invest some time and effort into letting people know they exist. While professional marketing materials might require a bit of a financial commitment; … Continue reading

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2014 PEN Awards Now Soliciting Submissions

Do you have a published book that you feel is an “award winner?” If so, the PEN Literary Awards are now accepting submissions for their 2014 literary awards in multiple genres. The PEN Literary Awards are the most comprehensive in … Continue reading

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Amelia Island Book Festival Is Coming- February 20-22, 2014

For Florida authors and those who wish they lived in Florida year-round, the Amelia Island Book Festival is an anticipated event. Featuring writers in various genres offering readings, workshops, and lots of creative ideas on the profession, the event allows … Continue reading

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