AHA · Authors Helping Authors · Marketing · Publishing

Scams Targeting Authors – Are You Prepared for the Risks?

When the writing is done and it’s time to prepare your passion project for commercial distribution, it’s also time to fully enter the digital age. Becoming a published author means putting your brand name and contact information out on the world wide web for all to see. Obviously authors wish to attract buyers for their books,… Continue reading Scams Targeting Authors – Are You Prepared for the Risks?

AHA · Authors Helping Authors · Editing/Proofreading · Writing Tips

Authors Control Time and Space

Did you know you could wield that kind of power? Why wouldn’t you be able to? You create characters from ink, visually rich scenes from words, and send readers hurtling through time on your creative whims. Of course you control time and space—you have to in order for the reader to fully experience and appreciate… Continue reading Authors Control Time and Space

Authors Helping Authors · Editing/Proofreading · quick advice

Beta Reading Cuts Editing Costs

What is a Beta Reader? A beta reader is a person who represents part of your target market and reads your nearly completed manuscript with the expectation that their input will help you develop plot, theme, character, pace, grammar, and spelling. They help flesh out issues you couldn’t have caught during your self-editing rounds because… Continue reading Beta Reading Cuts Editing Costs

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6 Social Media Marketing Mistakes You Need to Avoid

Social media offers the perfect way to communicate directly with customers. It is possible for your content to quickly go viral, reaching a huge audience in no time. You can, however, go viral for the wrong reasons, potentially alienating those who would have bought from you. Many social media mistakes are not so catastrophic, though,… Continue reading 6 Social Media Marketing Mistakes You Need to Avoid