Monthly Archives: January 2017

Too Late for a Big Change?

Too Late for a Big Change? by Joe Torres “Why are you doing it?” I recently had a conversation with my god-daughter about my WIP (work in progress). We talked about how I was hoping, through my work, to change … Continue reading

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Hidden Figures Movie Inspires STEM Scholarships

Hidden Figures Movie Inspires STEM Scholarships by C. K. Thomas In November of 2016, PepsiCo and 21st Century Fox partnered with the New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS) to offer two grand prizes to young women interested in furthering their … Continue reading

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OMG, It’s 2017 and We Move Forward!

OMG, It’s 2017 and We Move Forward! by Joe Carroccio I feel very positive that 2017 will be a productive and fulfilling year for 16 in ’64: The Beatles and the Baby Boomers. I’ve developed a marketing plan for 2017 … Continue reading

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Life Goals

Life Goals by Mary Ellen Stepanich I’ve been faced with a situation recently that is similar to situations I’ve had in the past: i.e., making a difficult decision. That includes deciding whether or not to marry someone. A couple of … Continue reading

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The Power of the Group: Sharing Tips, Tools, and Info Is an Invaluable Benefit

The Power of the Group: Sharing Tips, Tools, and Info Is an Invaluable Benefit by Laura Orsini OK – some of you know this already, but I came down with pneumonia in early January and it has knocked me on … Continue reading

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Does social media really help sell our books?

Does social media really help sell our books? by Jack Dermody Nobody has been more doubtful than I about advertising and selling through social media. Making a big scene around all the noise on Facebook, Twitter, etc. seems a gargantuan … Continue reading

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Sell Me Your Book: The Making of a Killer Pitch

Sell Me Your Book: The Making of a Killer Pitch by Matthew Howard The next time someone asks you what your book is about, you will have a confident, concise, and awesome answer that sparks their interest. You will have … Continue reading

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Do-It-Yourself Publishing Tools

Do-It-Yourself Publishing Tools by Vaughn Treude The old saying “You get what you pay for” is not always true. For writers on a budget – as well as those who like to tinker and have things their way – the … Continue reading

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Why I Started Writing in Public

Why I Started Writing in Public by Cody Wagner My typical weekday morning goes like this: Wake up. Hit SNOOZE. Wake up. Hit SNOOZE. Wake up. Shower, brush my teeth, etc… Sit at my desk and do “real” work. OK, … Continue reading

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Finding My Passion

Finding My Passion by Beth Kozan I have two professional passions in life: adoption and writing. How I found my passion for adoption is something I’m working on for another project. Finding my passion for writing started in high school. … Continue reading

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