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Pencils&Lipstick podcast

Jun 13, 2022

Today I give you feedback on some book promotion sights I've used. There are so many to choose from and I want to let you know what has worked for me, what I'll choose to do again and possibly the reaosn behind them. I also link the promotions to your author newsletter, tell you how they're related and what to watch out...


Mar 28, 2022

Sometimes editors and writers use these phrases that make sense and yet don't make sense. Maybe you understand the concept of fleshing out a chracter, but how exactly do you do it? List their favorite snacks or their favorite movies? Describe in detail how they look?

The story is in how the chracter reacts to things...


Mar 21, 2022

This week I share about my trip to England and how it inspired me to really take a look at my novel. Before I left I knew there were some problems with it, and I hoped that taking a break would refresh me enough to magically find those holes and fix them immediately upon return.

Didn't happen. But, there are a few...


Feb 28, 2022

A few thoughts today on when to share your work and what to expect from the places you share it. Sometimes we think the feedback will be worth the cost, but that isn't always the case.

Finding the right tools of the trade is important as well as understanding that being an indie author means you're an entrepreneur and...


Dec 13, 2021

Let's talk about who you are writing for and why it matters. After getting a review back, I thought about this for awhile this past week. The coming end of the year is a good time to reflect back on  who you wrote for last year, if you got off track and how to move forward in the new year. 

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