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Finding Author Events

A number of authors have contacted me recently asking how I keep finding author events to attend. I'll admit, it's challenging and I'm by no means an expert. Just last month I was actively planning my calendar for the next year and noticed there were four main events that were already closed and wait listed.… Continue reading Finding Author Events

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Author Events – Part Three

In my last two posts, I discussed what you could buy or bring for your author booth to make your event experiences more successful. The list ranges from simple and inexpensive items to more long-term investments that can be accumulated over time. However, these items are worthless if you don't do a few things while… Continue reading Author Events – Part Three

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Author Events – Part Two

In my last post I discussed some of the less expensive items you'll need as an author attending events. That list is a great place to start and will serve you well for indoor events that provide tables and chairs for you. Unfortunately, most events won't be so accommodating. So today, I'd like to discuss… Continue reading Author Events – Part Two

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Author Events – Part One

As I mentioned in my previous post, I've been attending a lot of author events lately and it got me to thinking about the various things I've learned as well as tips and tricks I've found to be useful. If you're an author who is new to attending in-person events, you may not know what… Continue reading Author Events – Part One

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Author At-Large

Last year I watched a fellow author friend of mine, Connie Johnson Hambley, attend a seemingly endless number of live author events, from signings to expos to readings at the library. It seemed like every time I turned around, she was posting a photo of her booth at a new location! I found it inspiring… Continue reading Author At-Large

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Writers on Writing (Part 2)

Check out my interview with Katie Li, author of Somewhere in Between. Where we discuss the challenges of writing a second book, making a good bad guy, and sharing personal opinions as an author. Writers On Writing: Interview with Satin Russell (Part 2!) http://bit.ly/2eTnUv7 Also, be sure to sign up to her awesome bi-weekly e-zine… Continue reading Writers on Writing (Part 2)

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Secret Need Cover Reveal

Voila! The Secret Need cover! What do you think? Isn't it purrrrty? Chrissy at Damonza did such an amazing job! Liz may be forced to entrust her life to Alex, but can she trust him with her heart? Liz Harper is a woman in control of her life. As the owner and mechanic of the best… Continue reading Secret Need Cover Reveal

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My interview for Katie Li’s blog series, Writers on Writing

Katie Li is the the author of Somewhere in Between.  I had the pleasure of meeting her at the New England Author Expo a couple of years back and have kept in touch ever since. At the time, we had both recently released our debut novels and it was fun to share our experiences and… Continue reading My interview for Katie Li’s blog series, Writers on Writing

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Signal Boost!

I'll admit it, I'm a cheerleader. Not the kind you remember from high school with the short skirts and pom-poms. No, I'm more of a cheerleader at life. I LOVE encouraging my friends in their endeavors. I'll happily comment on their wedding photos, coo at their baby pictures, and congratulate their job promotion announcements. When a… Continue reading Signal Boost!

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5 Ways to Build Your Writing Community

This past weekend I had the pleasure of going to a book launch party for Last Goodbye by Laurel Ostiguy. I met Laurel at the Newburyport Maritime Days festival when she and her family stopped by the Newburyport Writers booth back in May. You know that feeling when you instantly connect with someone you've just… Continue reading 5 Ways to Build Your Writing Community