Category Archives for "State of the Industry"

3 years ago

More Facebook Tips

Last time I talked about the difference between Pages and Profiles, the pros and cons of each, and a little how-to. I wanted to follow up with just a few tips I’ve picked up along the way about how to post and what to post on your Social Media. *For those of you waiting for […]

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3 years ago

25 Years: What I’ve Learned

This month, August 24th, marks 25 years since the day I got the phone call telling me that a real publisher wanted to give me real money to publish one of my novels. So I thought I’d write a post sharing the most important things I’ve learned during this long haul. Nourish your relationships. Find […]

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3 years ago

Authors: Know Your Enemy

Some authors are of the opinion that Amazon is our enemy. It reminded me of the old days, when Harlequin used to be the enemy. Everyone not writing for Harlequin was criticizing everyone who was for selling out to the evil empire. I’ve had my ups and downs with Harlequin, and they are far from […]

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3 years ago

Money-Making Tips for Indie Writers & Entrepreneurs

Make more money in 2017 with my favorite money making habits. Today, my sister scribes, fellow creators, beautiful businesswomen and excellent entrepreneurs, I thought I’d share some of my favorite tips, tricks and insights with you. A list of spiritual and practical things you can do to increase revenue now.   Every. Single. Month. (Maybe […]

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3 years ago

Miracle Grow for Business

Okay, so I have never ever put a product in this spot. But I’m making an exception for this, because it’s made for people like us, creative entrepreneurs, artists, storytellers, and Law of Attraction wizards. LOAers as I call us. And it’s made BY one of us. About this time last year, I was wishing […]

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4 years ago

The Value of Writing Workshops

Today, I want to talk a little bit about writing workshops. And I have a reason; I’m creating some for you. So here is my take on the value of writers’ workshops and seminars. This is the first thing. It’s your unique voice, your one-of-a-kind way of telling a story, that makes you a writer. […]

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4 years ago

Romance Writers, Readers, and Girl-Power

This is the key to what makes the genre the most popular form of fiction being published today. [bctt tweet=”Romance novels aren’t The Hero’s Journey. They’re The Heroine’s Journey. http://www.blissblog.org” username=”@MaggieShayne”] These stories always pit a woman who could be any one of us, against insurmountable obstacles, powerful villains, and in the end, she always […]

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