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Seven Things I Learned from Publishing in Kindle Worlds

Every story and book I’ve published has taught me something about the publishing industry. Since Amazon gets a lot of flak about taking advantage of authors, I wanted to share what I’ve learned from publishing in Kindle Worlds. First off, Kindle Worlds are considered fan fiction. I’m not a fan of this genre or this …

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What’s “Bestseller” Really Mean?

Many writers have the goal of having a best-selling book. After all, that would be the ultimate sign of writing success, right? Or maybe not. There are different definitions for “best-selling” on different platforms. Many lists exist that determine what sells the best: USA Today, New York Times, and Amazon are the ones most often …

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Three Reasons I Avoid Writing Book Reviews

I read tons of books. And I enjoy reading them. Even if I don’t end up liking the book all that much, reading has the potential to make me a better writer of stories. And even though I track all my books on Goodreads, I’ve stopped writing reviews for many of the books I read. …

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Wonder Woman: The Pure Hero

Wonder Woman is topping the movie charts and breaking records, but better yet, she’s winning the hearts of a new generation of girls and boys. And she deserves their admiration because she is a hero with pure motives. I’ve mentioned that I’m NOT a comic book reader. My eyes get too distracted by what’s going …

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Get anything you want – in the mail

Thanks to Amazon and other online vendors, a person never needs to leave their house to be supplied with anything they want. Everything they want—as long as they have a credit card limit high enough—will come to them in the mail. Or be delivered by another parcel service. The other day, the UPS man rang …

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What Would Wonder Woman Do is actually a book

You can learn all sorts of things typing something as simple as a phrase into the Google searchbar. That’s what a did last week while struggling to come up with another post for my Wonder Woman Does Thursday feature. I simply typed “What would Wonder Woman do” into the search bar. (I was happy to …

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Rick Riordan brings The Sword of Summer to life

Rick Riordan writes middle grade and young adult adventure books in a way that makes me drool (as I’m rapidly turning pages to discover what happens next). His newest series, Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, delivers nothing less. When a book begins with the main character’s death, you know something interesting has got …

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