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Truckin’ by Stacy Hoff

I’m hauling around quite a load lately. Not a physical one—it’s nothing that can actually be loaded onto a truck. No, the way I would send this load won’t even require a full tank of gas. In fact, my delivery … Continue reading

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Wine Time with Editor Erika Cooper by Heather Novak

Guess what time it is?! IT’S WINE TIME! That special blog post where I ply people with wine and make them share their secrets with me. Today’s special guest? Editor Erika Cooper. You’re welcome, NoP readers. Soul Mate Publishing and freelance … Continue reading

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RWA Nationals is Coming Up by Stacy Hoff

Last week I had peace and quiet to work on my latest manuscript. This week I’m preparing for wonderful chaos. I’m preparing for Romance Writers of America (RWA) national conference in New York City next week. I’ll be sad to … Continue reading

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THE END IS NEAR by Stacy Hoff

  Yes, Passionate people, that’s right—THE END IS NEAR! The end of 2014. Dramatic sounding isn’t it? Well, for me, 2014 was dramatic. My life changed irrevocably – I became a published author. January 2, 2014, I got an offer … Continue reading

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Things I Learned from Self-publishing by Leia Shaw

Last week I talked about expanded my publishing choices to move beyond only self-publishing and look at traditional options as well. But because, as I said last week, I am still loyal to the self-publishing journey, I want to mention … Continue reading

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Paths to Publishing by Leia Shaw

It’s no secret that I’m self-published. I’m not ashamed. I don’t feel inferior to traditionally published authors. I consider myself successful by my own definition. I have no regrets. I’m proud of what I’ve accomplished in a short period of … Continue reading

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Blog Hops and More

I’ve seen a plethora of blogs lately discussing the use of blog hops and despite combing through various websites, I still have no idea of their usefulness. They seem the most necessary of evils for most authors as we love … Continue reading

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The Truth About Self-publishing by Leia Shaw

I spoke at my local Romance Writers of America chapter this weekend about self-publishing. The president asked me to do something similar to what I did at Fiction Fest last year, which was a how-to workshop called “Anyone Can Self-publish!” … Continue reading

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Behind the Door Marked “Tiger”

by C. Margery Kempe A bunch of us writer folk got an unpleasant reminder of just how bad the publishing world can be. It’s a long and horrifying story that’s not without precedent in the fly-by-night world of digital publishing. … Continue reading

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A Shared Responsiblity

As I sat there this weekend thinking about what to write for this week’s blog, my mind combed over a conversation I had with my critique partner.  As was common (for she is constantly looking to improve and surpass herself), … Continue reading

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