Marketing 101: Building Your Author Platform

Marketing 101: Building Your Author Platform If you are a writer you may have come across the phrase “Author Platform.” There are many sites that say you need to have one, but creating one; well that’s a whole other hurdle. This article will help you through some of the obstacles of creating an Author Platform … Continue reading Marketing 101: Building Your Author Platform

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Grand Opening Updates!

ANNOUNCING SOMETHING AMAZING HAPPENING: GRAND OPENING OF STITCHED SMILE PUBLICATIONS JANUARY 3rd, 2016 WHAT THIS EVENT IS: An author spotlight to celebrate the grand opening of Stitched Smile Publications.  We have a terrific list of authors who will be talking about their creative works. There will be prizes, games, lots of great conversation.  All to … Continue reading Grand Opening Updates!

Marketing 101: The Art of Branding

Marketing 101:  The Art of Branding One of the things to consider during the writing process is to think about how you want to be viewed by your readership. Yes, you want to create and connect with like-minded people, but you also need to consider how you will connect. Your choice of communications will determine … Continue reading Marketing 101: The Art of Branding

An Interview with Lisa Vasquez of Stitched Smile Publications

Back in October, Cate and I attended a festival in Beaufort (South Carolina). Though it was only a one day affair, Cate and I made it a weekend get-away with no children. After the festival we went to the house we were staying in and settled in for the evening. Before I went to bed … Continue reading An Interview with Lisa Vasquez of Stitched Smile Publications

Stitched Smile Publications Grand Opening!

Date: January 3rd (Sunday) 2016 Time: 11 A.M. CST - 8 P.M. CST Time Slots are available! 30 min - 1 hour ... If you're interested please be willing to donate a gift or two to the event and email me at stitchedsmilespublications@gmail.com with your preferred time slot. These are first come first serve, so in … Continue reading Stitched Smile Publications Grand Opening!

OPEN CALL!

We are having another open call for submissions! This one will be done EARLY because it will take some time to put together this project. Title: Gothic Betty Crocker Cookbook (And DIY Crafts) We are looking for your own original recipes and craft how-to's. This will collection will be hardcover and released in October for Halloween. … Continue reading OPEN CALL!

Marketing 101: The Author Platform

Creating your manuscript, obtaining a great way to publish, and selling your works is indeed a tremendous achievement.  However, have you thought about how you will create an image of yourself as an author?  This article will help you develop a strong presence, and give you the confidence to approach new venues. _________________ Rules of … Continue reading Marketing 101: The Author Platform

By the Shore Editing joins Stitched Smile Publications!

I am excited to have joined Stitched Smile Publications as one of their editors. I look forward to helping the authors unleash their voices! A couple of my stories are in anthologies as well. There's "Blue" in Happy Little Horrors: Alienated and "City of Ashes" in Tales of Magic and Misery by Tim Marquitz. And … Continue reading By the Shore Editing joins Stitched Smile Publications!

You’ve been chosen for a Radio Interview

Congratulations your hard work has paid off and you are finally ready for your close up on Zombiepalooza Radio. Internet radio has reached such proportions that it can no longer be ignored. Those who listen to internet radio are extremely engaged in their favorite programming and buy products. The key trends driving Internet radio include: … Continue reading You’ve been chosen for a Radio Interview