Something recently got me thinking about why I write. I’ve always answered that particular interview question with the usual responses; I love what I do, I couldn’t not do it, for myself, to share my stories with readers. All of which are true, but there’s nothing quite like delving into the why. … Read more about Dear Aspiring Author: Why Do You Write?
Dear Aspiring Authors: Why Self-Publish?
Are you trying to decide what publishing route to take? Here are few reasons you may choose to self-publish!1/ Complete creative control.You will have control over your deadlines, the speed of releasing your novels, promotions and price of your titles, the book cover, and the edits in your … Read more about Dear Aspiring Authors: Why Self-Publish?
Dear Aspiring Author: Self Publishing: Be Aware.
There are many reasons to self-publish, which you can see here. But before you decide which publishing route you would like to take, here are some things you should be aware of: 1/ You will have to front up all costs; manuscript costs, cover, promotion costs, and there is no guarantee you will break … Read more about Dear Aspiring Author: Self Publishing: Be Aware.
You have looked at the pros and cons of self-publishing, and now you need some tips on where to start building your publishing business. Here are ten tips to start you off! 1/ Don’t try and understand everything at once. Get your fundamentals right and then begin to … Read more about Self-publishing: Tips
Dear Aspiring Authors: New Blog Post
You can check out my new Dear Aspiring Authors blog, Hybrid Authors: A New Modeat this linkExcerpt:Before digital ways of publishing came into being, traditional publishing was the only way to go. With the e-book revolution, self-publishing exploded and many authors got a chance to display their … Read more about Dear Aspiring Authors: New Blog Post
Author Appearances 2017: United States & Australia
I am beyond excited to be signing at a variety of events in Australia and the United States this year.Below is a list of the events I will be appearing at in 2017. I hope to see you there!Melbourne SupanovaApril 28th - 30th, 2017Oh-emm-gee Patricia Briggs is going to be there, too. … Read more about Author Appearances 2017: United States & Australia
Instagram for #Instadummies
When starting a social media it can be hard to grasp the language, trends, or even the etiquette of a platform. Guides on the subject can be complicated when all you really want is to begin with the easy stuff.So here you go; the basic tricks that make IG tick (I call it IG now because I’m … Read more about Instagram for #Instadummies
Dear Aspiring Authors #tips
One of the DAA tips from my instagram page. You can see more at this link. … Read more about Dear Aspiring Authors #tips
Thunderclap: Is it Worth it?
If you missed my guest blog on fellow fantasy Author, Joshua Blum's website, then you can find the link at Dear Aspiring Authors.It provides an in depth look into my recent experience with Thunderclap.Happy Reading (and writing),Kelly St. Clare … Read more about Thunderclap: Is it Worth it?
Win an e-copy of The Thirteenth Hour by Joshua Blum
As part of his Poorman's Podcasting guest blog for Dear Aspiring Authors, Author, Joshua Blum, is running a giveaway for one reader to win an e-copy of The Thirteenth Hour! Enter via the rafflecopter above. … Read more about Win an e-copy of The Thirteenth Hour by Joshua Blum
5 Things Every Bookworm Loves to Hate
Usually I spend extra time writing blogs for Dear Aspiring Authors, but this ariticle is one for everyone. 5 things Every Bookworm Loves to Hate. I wonder if you'll agree with the five I've selected?http://yaarendezvous.com/2016/02/19/5-things-every-bookworm-loves-to-hate/ … Read more about 5 Things Every Bookworm Loves to Hate
Book Swag: The Top 10 Swaggiest Book Swag Ideas
Author merchandise is an established way to market your writing and gain new readers, while rewarding your current following. I recently got my A into G and ordered some book swag. A few merchandise choices were obvious, but a bit of online sifting and a lot of head scratching generated some … Read more about Book Swag: The Top 10 Swaggiest Book Swag Ideas