Marketing and Branding, Uncategorized, Writer's Life, Writing, Writing Tips

10 Bitesize Marketing Ideas: a Guest Post by Ari Meghlen

Hello Readers and Writers! Marketing is one of those pesky things that keeps intruding into writers' lives. How to do it? And where? And do you really have to? I recently had the opportunity to talk with author, blogger, and host of "The Merry Writer" podcast, Ari Meghlen (more on that conversation later!) and it… Continue reading 10 Bitesize Marketing Ideas: a Guest Post by Ari Meghlen

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The Naptime Author is Getting a Facelift

  Well, I'm not getting one. Although my face has gotten some new...hmm, let's call them "wisdom lines," they're here to stay. (Mind you, if I'm calling them wisdom lines, I'm not sure I've earned as many as are cropping up...) No, after almost two years of blogging, it's time for my site to get an… Continue reading The Naptime Author is Getting a Facelift

Marketing and Branding, Publishing, Uncategorized, Writer's Life, Writing

Just What IS Author Branding, and How Can I Do It? Tips from Katie Phillips

Writing with the intent to publish requires more than putting pen to the paper. In a world wonderfully flooded with books, authors have to find a way to make our work stand out. However, words like "Marketing" and "Branding" can seem a bit frightening, especially for those of us who are new to the game.… Continue reading Just What IS Author Branding, and How Can I Do It? Tips from Katie Phillips

Marketing and Branding, Uncategorized, Writer's Life, Writing

Anne Who? Three Reasons For Using a Pen Name

It's confession time. I've been leading a double life. It's true. I go about my daily jobs- feeding my family, teaching classes and planning and preparing church music- in one persona. But when I can steal away from the day-to-day, I slip on the name "Anne Clare" and disappear for a while into the world… Continue reading Anne Who? Three Reasons For Using a Pen Name

Marketing and Branding, Publishing, Uncategorized, Writing Tips

10 Bitesize Marketing Ideas: a Guest Post by Ari Meghlen

Hello, writers and readers! While I can claim a fair amount of useless knowledge, useful writerly things, such as branding and marketing, are far outside my ken.  Thank goodness for others, like fellow blogger Ari Meghlen, who understand these mysteries, and are willing to share their knowledge! Ari has graciously agreed to visit today, and… Continue reading 10 Bitesize Marketing Ideas: a Guest Post by Ari Meghlen