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Audiobooks – Part 1 – Maximize Your Reach

Posted by on Mar 20, 2016 in 2016, articles, Audiobook, Latest | 0 comments

When I published my first novel, The Sense of Death, in print and ebook formats, I thought I had all my bases covered. Then my mentor, Joanna Penn of The Creative Penn, encouraged me to consider audio, and I discovered a whole new way to Maximize My Reach to my potential audience! (My three guiding principles of independent publishing are Focus Your Goals...

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A Price Too High, A Recommendation Missed

Posted by on Jan 23, 2016 in 2016, articles, Latest, Other Articles | 0 comments

I was in the middle of Tom Harper’s Zodiac Station, a thriller set at a research station in the Arctic, when The Blizzard of 2016 hit Chester County, Pennsylvania. What better time to be reading a book with scenes like this? The wind roared like it was sucking the life off of the planet. Damn near carried us away before we got down the steps. Ice crystals...

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