Posted by Maralyn D. Hill on Dec 7, 2013 | 0 comments
In the past, I’ve sometimes featured messages from Paul J. Krupin, Direct Contact PR.
Paul wrote the following message:
I share some of my best professional branding techniques and strategies for creating article and interview proposals and pitches that get the best publicity.
So many people struggle to figure out the right words to use to turn people on. I believe you can learn what to say...
Posted by Sherrie Wilkolaski on Dec 1, 2013 | 0 comments
by Sherrie Wilkolaski
When my pen hit the paper this morning I was thinking about writing an article about the top 5 tips to drive holiday book sales and then found myself wondering down another path. (That article I will write up next.) I got to thinking about what every author really wants for Christmas…book sales. Then I imagined that authors around the world are suddenly rekindling their holiday...
Posted by Sherrie Wilkolaski on Nov 9, 2013 | 0 comments
by Sherrie Wilkolaski
We’re closing in on the end of the year and we should be thinking about how to better promote our books in the New Year. Today I wanted to talk specifically about how to use book awards to help market and promote your book.
First, you’ve got to be in it, to win it…as the saying goes. Enter your book into as many book awards as you can. Look at what local book awards contests...
Posted by Terry Jean Taylor on Nov 2, 2013 | 2 comments
NOVEMBER’S BREAK FREE TIP shows you how to pull yourself up when you’re “down in the dumps” over the holidays.
With the holiday season approaching, many of us can feel lonely and empty when we want most to feel happy and festive. What can we do about this?
Make An Exciting Plan For Yourself
Don’t depend on your family or friends to come up with something...
Posted by Maralyn D. Hill on Oct 31, 2013 | 0 comments
You may or may not consider yourself an expert. If you do and you are, that is good. If you don’t and you want to be, that’s good. If you don’t and you are not sure you need to be, you could encounter writing difficulties.
Whether you write articles or books, people reading them will want to read material provided by experts—writers, researchers, storytellers.
Whereas this column...
Posted by Maralyn D. Hill on Oct 25, 2013 | 0 comments
I KNEW I WAS in trouble when I saw the menacing shadow lurking in a corner of my dark bedroom. An invisible fist twisted my heart until it felt like it would explode. Unseen hands gripped my mind, paralyzing me with fear.
The shadow emerged, and I saw a grotesque face with hollowed-out eyes and skeletal features framed by a black cloak. I sensed a fire of hate in its crimson eyes as they flashed at...
Posted by Maralyn D. Hill on Oct 21, 2013 | 0 comments
When M. D. S. Prabu asked me to read and review his book, The Philippines on $40 a Day, I was not prepared to enjoy his adventure as much as I did. Whereas I would choose to stay at more expensive properties, Prabu provides options that are available to all and thus maximize any experience.
With Prabu, you experience exotic islands with their hot springs, walled cities, jeepneys, snorkeling,...
Posted by Maralyn D. Hill on Oct 7, 2013 | 0 comments
Freelance Writing can be a very fulfilling and profitable experience, if you can actually find the work. Many times it can be hard to start out as an online writer, but once you have integrated yourself into the communities and provide quality content to a few clients, you will start to see more and more interactions with new people looking for a quality writer. So in this article, we are going to cover...