Class tomorrow! Independent and Dependent Clauses

One thing that I love about Stitched Smile Publications is how much we're already setting ourselves apart. We offer Stitched Smile University: writing, editing, and publishing classes provided exclusively to authors and staff. I am excited to be teaching my first grammar class on Sunday the 10th on independent and dependent clauses! Here is a … Continue reading Class tomorrow! Independent and Dependent Clauses

So You Have Been Stitched Now What?

Have you ensured your Amazon book page has a great book description, amazing cover and your book is competitively priced and has plenty of reviews? Your answer: Have you looked up similar books to yours on Amazon and noted their Amazon categories and possible keywords? If yes, please input categories & keywords. Your answer: Have … Continue reading So You Have Been Stitched Now What?

How to Build an Email List for Authors

What is list building? You offer something of value for free in exchange for an email address. You can set up auto-responders which are automatic emails that go out directing the person to more useful information. This is permission marketing. You have given something to the person and in exchange asked permission to send them … Continue reading How to Build an Email List for Authors

Fun Editor Name Puns

In talking with Donelle this morning, I realized a small theme of punny business names among some editors. Mine, for example, is By the Shore Editing. A good friend in the business is Monique Happy, who has her Happy Editorial Services. And my personal favorite from SSP's Assistant Editor: Donelle Pardee Whiting's Pardee Time Editing. … Continue reading Fun Editor Name Puns

Zombiepalooza Radio Live Presents: Bram Stoker Nominees 2015

Zombiepalooza Radio Live Presents: A Night with a few of the 2015 Bram Stoker Award Nominees 2-26-16 Starting at 8 pm EST Your not gonna want to miss this set your clocks, and mark your calender's 1. 8:-9 pm EST JG Faherty for "The Cure" (Samhain Publishing) IN: Superior Achievement in a Novel http://tinyurl.com/z277x3g 2.9-10 … Continue reading Zombiepalooza Radio Live Presents: Bram Stoker Nominees 2015

Zombiepalooza Radio Live Presents Authors On FIRE

Some great press for Stitched Smile Publications and its Founder/CEO Lisa Vasquez Zombiepalooza Radio Live Presents 2-12-16 The Business Of Being An Author 8:00-9:00 pm EST Author Ed Cardillo AUTHOR Page: http://tinyurl.com/hf3rsxr 9:00-10 pm EST Author & CEO Lisa Vasquez AUTHOR Page: http://tinyurl.com/zhhzfdj CEO Page: http://www.stitchedsmilepublications.com/ 10:00-11 pm EST Author Nick Cole AUTHOR Page: http://tinyurl.com/hhlwq3yContinue reading Zombiepalooza Radio Live Presents Authors On FIRE

Putting Your Best Face Forward

Why is it important to put your best face forward as an author? The image you choose will follow you for a long while. Making sure it is done properly to signify you as an author/genre specific will help you relate to your potential audience. Things to be aware of that distract from a great … Continue reading Putting Your Best Face Forward

The Art of the Pull (Client Building)

The Art of the Pull Social media, when it first came to be, was the place to push a creatives work. Get it to the masses quickly, and efficiently. However, as with all things, the approach to new clients changes with the times. Sites like Facebook are taking the ability to get information regarding our … Continue reading The Art of the Pull (Client Building)