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Advice & Inspiration For First Time Writers

We sat with author, Monette Chilson to chat about writing, publishing and her experience with getting her first book out there.  The idea of putting your words out into the public domain can be scary. What gave you the courage to publish?  For me, there was a tipping point when my fear about how my words […]...

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#ReviewForYou – #GIRLBOSS By: Sophia Amoruso

Reviewed by:  Lydia Sheehan Quote Worthy: 3/5 Quote Bubbles      I’d be lying if I said I didn’t have high expectations for this book. I love reading memoirs, but that’s not entirely what #GIRLBOSS was and that’s fine with me. Sophia Amoruso combines the story of how she got to be the CEO of […]...

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A Sneak Peek At A New Read

Cecy Robson is the New Adult author of Once Perfect, Once Loved, and Once Pure and the award-winning author of the Weird Girls urban fantasy romance series. A self-proclaimed professional napper, Cecy counts among her talents a jaw-dropping knowledge of useless trivia, the ability to make her hair big, and a knack for breaking into song despite her family’s [...

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The 10 Best Coffee Shops For Writers…And None Of Them Are Starbucks!

By: Nicole McArdle We asked a group of writers some of their favorite places to get their best writing done. Although we are proud Gold Card members, we’re not talking about the corner Starbucks. We asked for the real coffee shops of the U.S. You know, those cozy shops with their own unique flair, filled […]...

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How I Inspired a Philanthropic Mindset In My Daughters

Entrepreneurship requires sacrifice and dedication. So does trying to change the world.To be a successful entrepreneur or philanthropist, you need to have big dreams and be humble enough to get your hands dirty while making them a reality. It might seem unlikely, but starting your own business is one of the best training grounds for […]...

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4 Ways To Get the Media to Care About You (And Your Book)

By Howard Lovy, Foreword Reviews Let me be the first to break this news to you: the media doesn’t care about your book. Yes, you devoted a couple years to getting every word just the way you want it, you used the services of a professional editor and cover designer, and you did it the […]...

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#ReviewForYou: 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami

Reviewed by: Sara Mendelson 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami Quote Worthy: 3/5 Quotes for 1Q84! Easily the longest, and possibly the craziest, book I’ve ever read. 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami sweeps you into another reality, and when you put the book down, makes you question your own. Taking place in 1984 Tokyo, the book takes on […]...

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Life, Love & Inspiration

Hey, lovelies! I’m so happy to be a part of Project Blogger. I’m Erica, and I’m the always accessorized, usually caffeinated, and sometimes funny chica behind Coming Up Roses. My blog is an inspiration hub about blossoming happiness in life and love, with a full dosage of fashion and beauty to boot. It’s all from the […]...

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20 Marketing Questions Self-Published Authors Must Answer

By: Beth Bacon If you’re a self-published novelist, your line of books is your small business. Like any small business, you need a marketing strategy. There are lots of marketing activities that you can engage in to promote your book, but before you start doing any of them, take the time to think like a marketer by asking […]...

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