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What Releasing My Second Book Has Taught Me (Part 2)

Hello, readers and writers! Last week I shared some of my experience in self-publishing my second novel. There are positives and negatives to whether you publish on your own or by using a traditional platform, and so far I have been experiencing the self-publishing life. I've subjected myself to this field because I wanted total… Continue reading What Releasing My Second Book Has Taught Me (Part 2)

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What Releasing My Second Book Has Taught Me (Part 1)

Hello, readers and writers! Okay, so about a month ago I released my second novel to the world. This novel took me twice as long to write and edit as my first novel did, and that's great because I learned a lot, even now after publishing. I'm going to share some of those lessons here… Continue reading What Releasing My Second Book Has Taught Me (Part 1)

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Creating a Book Cover with Little to No Budget

Hello, readers and writers! This week I thought I would share some tips and tricks I've learned while creating my own book cover for my second release, Escape: A Romance Novel. I see the question pop up on multiple social media groups and forums about how authors on a budget create their book covers. Do… Continue reading Creating a Book Cover with Little to No Budget

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Blogger Spotlight: Romance University Interview with Lucy Score

Hello, readers and writers! An author I admire and respect so much answered a few interview questions with Romance University recently, and I wanted to help spread the word! She had some insightful things to say and gave some great advice! Check out her interview if you're interested in learning more about how successful romance… Continue reading Blogger Spotlight: Romance University Interview with Lucy Score

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The Consequences of Writing Something Taboo in Romance

Hello, readers and writers! This week I'll be focusing on how to deal with the reactions from readers when you write something taboo in a romance novel. In my first novel, No Expectations, I had received mostly positive feedback. Many readers enjoyed the taboo of the stories, but there have been others who did not,… Continue reading The Consequences of Writing Something Taboo in Romance