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A little thanks giving.

Although I didn’t grow up celebrating Thanksgiving, and the traditions of Turkey and trimmings don’t mean so much to me (as a vegetarian especially ;)), the act of giving thanks, of expressing gratitude, is one that I love dearly.   Someone explained it like this once: when you walk into a room full of flowers for the first time, you notice how beautiful it
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Lessons learned from a magazine launch – use them in your book promotions

I haven’t been blogging much about book marketing recently, mostly because my head has been consumed with the launch of The Write Life Magazine. Here’s a few updates from our launch this week, which surprisingly enough does have a lot of book marketing and promotional lessons in there. I hope you can use them! 1. Monday – Wake up early and see the magazine
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Craziness update + where I’ve been hanging out this week

With 3 days to go until the launch of The Write Life Magazine, things have been jam-packed in our little world this week! Here’s a quick peek into what we’ve been up to: – On Tuesday, my article was published on Forbes.com. Total dream come true! You can check out the article ‘Why Every Entrepreneur Should Have a Daily Writing Practice’ here. – On
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Happy New Year, lovelies. See you in 2013!

via Pinterest    **Enjoyed this post? Sign up for updates… it’s FREE! Laura Pepper Wu is the co-founder of 30 Day Books: a book studio. She has worked with a variety of authors to successfully promote their books, including many Amazon best-sellers. Laura is the author of wedding non-fiction guides and book marketing guides 77 Ways to Find New Readers for Your Self-Published Book
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You’re reading a “Top Website for Self-Publishers” – thank you!

TGIF, folks. Friday mornings usually start off a little slow for me. Actually MOST mornings start off a little slow for me. I’m not an early bird by any means!   Last Friday, I sleepily flipped open my Mac as usual, put on some music, took a sip of coffee, and opened up my email. Out of the gazillion emails, one message jumped out
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When working under a writing deadline, what do you put on “pause”?

Something’s gotta give! Recently I was reading an article about working under a deadline – be it a work deadline, writing deadline or other assignment. The advice given by the article’s author was to write a list of the things in your life that you can “temporarily put on pause” to make time for whatever you are under deadline for and make it a
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Postcard from Seattle… Virginia Woolf

The 30 Day Books crew is launching a new set of digital tools. It’s going to change the way you promote your books for the better. Hungry? Authorlicious is coming! http://authorlicious.30daybooks.com/ **Enjoyed this post? Sign up for updates… it’s FREE! Laura Pepper Wu is the co-founder of 30 Day Books: a book studio. She has worked with a variety of authors to successfully promote
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Postcard from Seattle… Mark Twain

The 30 Day Books crew is launching a new set of digital tools. It’s going to change the way you promote your books for the better. Hungry? Authorlicious is coming! http://authorlicious.30daybooks.com/ **Enjoyed this post? Sign up for updates… it’s FREE! Laura Pepper Wu is the co-founder of 30 Day Books: a book studio. She has worked with a variety of authors to successfully promote their books, including
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Juicy book marketing & publishing links from around the web. July 6th 2012

1. To Sustain Your Indie ePublishing Empire thing the Multiples of Ten Factor! – The Writers Guide to ePublishing Author D.D. Scott thinks in multiples of ten – that is ten sales on ten platforms. See what her sales look like here as a result of not focusing sales in only one place. 2. The One Thing Shy Authors Need to Know About Marketing
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Juicy link love… book marketing & PR articles from around the web June 29th, 2012

As indie authors it’s important to stay in tune and keep ourselves educated with the current goings on in the publishing and marketing industry. And darn does it move fast! Here’s what has being going on in Cyberia this week. As always, if you’ve read/ written anything fantastic that deserves a shout-out, leave a link in the comments! – Laura Why it’s a Bad
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