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#KenyaWright Traveling the World with Children and a Laptop

First, let me tell you this interview is longer than my others. Why? Because this was my first opportunity to sit with Kenya and have a conversation about so so many things. Things that I found so interesting that I couldn’t stop asking her questions. Don’t forget to check me out on your favorite social Read More

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Does Cover Art Make a Difference #LiveFree with V Vee

When it comes to cover art, there a many opinions. Truthfully, I can only speak for my own work, but there are actually studies which show the success of different art aspects. Within various genres, you will see that certain things will get you more eyes on your book. What works best for you and Read More

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#Librarians and #IndieAuthors Part 1 #LiveFree

As an #IndieAuthor understanding the importance of reaching readers isn’t lost on any of us; however, what does that really mean? How do we design a distribution plan that accounts for all outlets? What are the outlets? For more than twenty years, I’ve worked in marketing. Digging into the world of book distribution was a Read More

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#LiveFree with #AngelaKayAustin @ Black Author Christmas Expo 2019

TN Representative G.A. Hardaway and USA Today Bestselling Author Latrivia Welch held the first annual Black Author Christmas Expo. It was an great opportunity for local authors to gather and discuss their individual paths/reasons for publishing. We also talked about why we’re self-published vs traditional publishing houses. Every author has their own story to tell, Read More