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Here’s a free proofreading checklist – courtesy of, Louise Harnby…

Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog

This little gem is something I created based on years of proofreading for mainstream publishing companies, and it’s still my go-to checklist when I’m doing final prepublication checks on designed page proofs.

Here’s the link:

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Every Author’s Four-Letter Word #Mktg

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Hi, SE’ers. It’s Jan Sikes here with you today.

You can ask any author anywhere and most likely, you’re going to get a grimace when you mention the word marketing. We are writers. Writing is a solitary profession. So, it is not easy to step out of our comfort zones and launch into marketing our books once they are published.

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Over the next few months, I am going to take in-depth looks into the marketing avenues, we as authors, have available to us. Some are common and well-known and some not so much.

The #1 rule in using social media to promote your work, is to choose no more than three to focus on and fully utilize. If you try to spread yourself too thin, you won’t get the results you want and will run yourself into a frazzle in the process.

The #2…

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