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#WriteTip Dropping Literary Reference – Yes or No? #writers #writing #amwriting

#WriteTip Dropping Literary Reference – Yes or No? #writers #writing #amwriting

Dropping Literary Reference – Yes or No?     Including literary references in a book is both a compliment to the reader and a gamble. Readers identifying the reference will feeling part a community sharing similar cultural background, and generate a warm feeling of belonging. Conversely, readers who do not have the knowledge to idntify the reference will feel excluded and it could detrct from the pleasure they derive from their reading experience. So, how can you include these references without alienating part … Read entire article »

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Free Promotion Tool for Your Book!!! #writers #writing #selfpub #bookmarketing

Free Promotion Tool for Your Book!!! #writers #writing #selfpub #bookmarketing

Free Promotion Tool for Your Book!!! Ourboox just added the possibility of including a link to your book’s selling point to your book free sample chapters, this icon will appear next to the sample chapter and remain visible while reading the sample, making it easy to switch from “tasting’ to buying. Here is what it looks like, as shown with the samples of one of  the first writers to use that feature (by the way, it’s … Read entire article »

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Are you ready to promote your book for free? #writers #authors #selfpub #selfpublishing

Are you ready to promote your book for free? #writers #authors #selfpub #selfpublishing

Are you ready to promote your book for free?   Ourboox is about to launch a new feature enabling authors to benefit from organic search to raise their books in search engines. Already, writers have begun to upload sample chapters on Ourboox, raising their book content visibility in search engines. Within a few days, Ourboox will add a feature enabling the insertion of a link to the corresponding Amazon selling point in the left column, below the authors’ … Read entire article »

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Engaging With Your Readers: Should Authors Respond to Readers’ Reviews? (Part 2) #writers #writing #selfpublish

Engaging With Your Readers: Should Authors Respond to Readers’ Reviews? (Part 2) #writers #writing #selfpublish

Engaging With Your Readers: Should Authors Respond to Readers’ Reviews? (Part 2) By Eve Wilson Continued from Part 1   Is Internet Drama Distracting You From Your Writing? Given that some readers feel intimidated when writers respond to their reviews, even if your response is not, from your point of view, an abrasive or unfriendly one, it may be prudent to stay away from posting replies to reviews as a general rule. In the case of negative reviews, it is … Read entire article »

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Engaging With Your Readers: Should Authors Respond to Readers’ Reviews? (Part 1) #writers #writing #selfpublish

Engaging With Your Readers: Should Authors Respond to Readers’ Reviews? (Part 1) #writers #writing #selfpublish

Engaging With Your Readers: Should Authors Respond to Readers’ Reviews? by Eve Wilson If you have already published your first ebook and the online reviews have started to appear on such sites as Amazon or Smashwords, you may already know the temptation to respond to those reviews. This is especially true in the case of any negative reviews, which may have you itching to write a response in defense of your book or explaining to the reviewer … Read entire article »

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