I have been thrilled with all the rave reviews of my new book, Proofreading Secrets of Best-Selling Authors. And for how so many of you have been helping to spread the word about the book and recommending it to others. So you can imagine my dismay when I received a critical review on Amazon!
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Thanks so much to everyone who promoted my new book, Proofreading Secrets of Best-Selling Authors, during its first month. I printed the names of everyone who entered my launch contest on slips of paper, put them in a bowl, and let my husband pick four winners. Here they are:
I am the new director for the Fiction and Nonfiction Academies of the Bestseller Society. Here’s a description of the organization (from their website, www.bestsellersociety.com): The Bestseller Society is an exclusive members-only learning community that will help you realize your publishing dreams—both in writing your book and promoting like a bestseller. We constantly add new, […]
When my new book released a month ago, I started doing what “everybody” (including my agent and my publisher) told me I’m supposed to do: talk about it! In every social media venue, multiple times a day, several days a week. Which is easy, because I truly believe that Proofreading Secrets of Best-Selling Authors is a […]
In celebration of The Christian PEN’s tenth anniversary, we are hosting an editors’ convention in Southern California April 23-25, 2014. “Keys to Successful Freelance Editing” is an event for editorial freelancers or anyone who’d like to learn about becoming a freelance editor. The convention will include a meet-and-greet for PEN members on Wednesday night followed by a […]
Yesterday I announced that Erynn Newman won my Promising Beginnings Contest, for which the prize is a full scholarship to the Mount Hermon Christian Writers Conference this April–registration fee, economy lodging, and meals during the conference. Although Erynn was thrilled to have won, some personal matters prevent her from being able to attend the conference […]
In my last post, I talked about being invited to a secular writing conference in Los Angeles, and accepting the invitation with some trepidation due to an uncomfortable previous experience with a different mainstream conference. Well, the Genre-LA event didn’t live up to my negative expectations after all. Oh, there were still some people who seemed […]
Last weekend, I spoke at an event called GENRE-LA, a mainstream writers’ conference sponsored by West Coast Writers and directed by Tony Todaro. I have to admit, I accepted the invitation to do this with a bit of hesitation.