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Inspiration, a Secret, and the 2019-2020 Literary Awards Program

Sheri HoyteManaging Editor If you’ve ever talked with me you know how passionate I am about working with and promoting Indie authors – you inspire me! Every. Single. Day. It’s so rewarding being able to do what I love, and…

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What Exactly Goes into Judging a Literary Awards Competition?

Sheri HoyteManaging Editor I’ve talked about this before, and with our 2019-2020 Reader Views Reviewers Choice Literary Awards in full swing, I thought it might be fitting to review the guidelines we follow when scoring titles. So what do judges…

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Participating in a Literary Event? Here Are a Few Things to Consider

Sheri Hoyte Managing Editor One of the first things many authors think of when their book is released is marketing and publicity. Participating in literary events should be a big part of that plan. For many, participating as panelists or…

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CREATING A BOOK VIDEO THAT COMPLEMENTS THE BOOK’S MARKETING

Susan ViolanteManaging Editor We have discussed many times about how book videos can benefit a book’s marketing campaign. But we have never talked about what that book video should look like! I don’t mean about what format (video or slide…

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Finding the Right Fit: Hiring an Editor

Sheri HoyteManaging Editor All authors need a second pair of eyes on their work and hiring an editor can be one of the most important parts of your book’s success. Finding a professional editor who shares your vision, maintains your…

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Are Literary Awards and Book Reviews Relevant to Sales?

Susan ViolanteManaging Editor We all know that many readers check the reviews before deciding on a book, so no wonder most authors rush out to get book review requests even before the launch of their new title. We also know,…