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Some things you can’t change the meaning of no matter how much you wants to. Smirk is one of those things.

I thought about this gross misuse of a human gesture because fiction imitate life. I wish authors would stop it! The next book I read where the character is smirking instead of affectionately smiling. I’m putting it down. I’ve only … Continue reading

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Should writers be more vocal on social issues? Or keep their opinion to themselves?

Should writers be more vocal on social issues? Or keep their opinion to themselves? I asked that question because many of us lives in cities that are presently or was on fire. The fabric of society seriously needs mending. Every … Continue reading

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Guess What? Real Readers Don’t Care Who Published Your Book.

My author club still meets, but via instant messaging and most of us have discovered that readers really don’t care who published your book. Small press, Indie, Traditional or the Man In The Moon for all they care. Think about … Continue reading

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Stages of Writing a Book According to Jack Sparrow.

According to Jack Sparrow these are the faces you’re going to make going through different stages of creating a book. Writing it. The most delicious part. It’s fun. Reading it. Huh? What did I meant? Editing it. You know what … Continue reading

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Why Book Reviewing Isn’t Going Anywhere? According to The American Scholar Published by Phi Beta Kappa

I was sent this article after informing you all I used to be a snail mail paper book reviewer.  I see lack of reviews are a common dilemma for lots of authors.  It’s a  serious enough issue for the American … Continue reading

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I’ve been writing reviews for a long time.

I have been reviewing books since the days of having to write or type the reviews on a type writer and send them in via snail mail in an envelop to the publishing company. Sometimes the company published your review … Continue reading

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Manchild in the Promised Land-A book published 55 years ago holds true today.

  I studied Manchild in the Promised Land as a social studies compendium in college. It was published in 1965 as autobiographical novel. It was written by Claude Brown. It chronicles of the author’s coming-of-age story amidst poverty and violence … Continue reading

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Reedsy Book Reviewers

Every writer know it’s easier to pull chicken teeth than get a book review. I mean without paying for it and providing the books. Despite all this it doesn’t guarantee a review at all. I found this by accident. Yes, … Continue reading

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Intellifluence Book Marketing

I came across a marketing company called Intellifluence Book Marketing Firm. I haven’t used it so I can’t tell anyone if it works or not, but it’s steep in prices but I noticed several reputable companies are listed as customers. … Continue reading

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