AME Blog Carnival: Tips and Tricks for Writers and Authors January 7, 2013

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Welcome to the January 7, 2013 edition of tips and tricks for writers and authors. Our first Blog Carnival of 2013 offers some great guest posts on book marketing, social media, writing and self-publishing. Thank you to all the contributors!

















Book Marketing

Sarah Bolme presents An Avalanche of Services posted at Marketing Christian Books.


Linda Jay Geldens presents 6 Ways Copyeditors Make Your Book Better by Linda Jay Geldens posted at The Book Designer, saying, “This guest post appeared on May 25, 2012, on Joel Friedlander’s popular blog, The Book Designer. The article generated quite a lively discussion online!”


Dana Sitar presents My New Awesome Productivity Routine and How it Can Work for You posted at DIY Writing, saying, “Follow this simple productivity routine to get your best writing done and focus on doing the work you love.”

Jon Rhodes presents Ten Tips on Writing and Selling a Script posted at Film Script Writing, saying, “Here are some great tips to help you write and sell a film script.”

Phyllis Zimbler Miller presents What Elements Define a Cozy Mystery? posted at Phyllis Zimbler Miller, saying, “I love reading and writing cozy mysteries. But what elements make up a cozy mystery?”

Adelaida Saucedo presents The Narrator posted at Artificial Minds, saying, “A more technical article about Narrator, and its different categories.”

Nick Daws presents Why You Should Prepare to Fail in 2013 posted at Nick Daws’ Writing Blog, saying, “In this post I reveal why writers who want to succeed in 2013 need to be prepared to fail more!”

Karen M. Rider presents Every Writer’s Secret Hope posted at Karen M. Rider, saying, “Whenever a writer puts her or his work out into the world, there is a secret hope that the story or book might be next on the hot list. Along the journey to such acclaim, writers wrote hard, marketed harder and formed alliances that helped to get their book or story ‘out there.’ The Next Big Thing Blog Hop bands together writers from across the globe in an effort to help readers discover new authors and their published books or a work-in-progress.

Hop on board! You might even discover a book that ends up being The Next Big Thing.”

Social Media

Joel Friedlander presents How to Embed a Twitter Tweet into Your Blog Post posted at The Book Designer, saying, “Using tweets can spice up your blog posts. This article explains how to add them.”

That concludes this edition. Submit your blog article to the next edition of tips and tricks for writers and authors using our carnival submission form. Past posts and future hosts can be found on our blog carnival index page.

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