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Series: Issue #13 - May 2022

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From the Publisher
Chelle Honiker

And Just Like That … We’re ONE.

I realize that time ceased to have meaning when the world went topsy-turvy. What used to be a minute started to feel like seven hours. And what used to feel like a month sometimes felt like a single minute.  It’s

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How Writers Write Podcast
Indie Author Magazine

How Writers Write 

Brian Murphy interviews successful writers “to decode their tips, routines, and motivations for producing best-sellers” on the How Writers Write show.  Recent listeners have been privy to an insider’s glimpse into the lives of J.A. Jance, Maurice Ruffin, and Fiona

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Health & Wellness
Nicole Schroeder

Writing with Chronic Illness: Creative Ways to Keep Creating

Since March 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has put a spotlight on chronic illnesses. Early estimates indicate anywhere from 5 to 80 percent of people experience lasting symptoms after contracting COVID-19, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (https://cdc.gov).

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10 Tips
Angela Archer

10 Tips for Email Subject Lines

Aside from writing and publishing a new book, email marketing is often touted as the key to many authors’ success. Whether you send regular emails weekly or monthly or use list-building tactics like newsletter swaps, group promos, and reader magnets,

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Devil in the Details
Clare Sager

It’s a Cinch: The Fact and Fiction of Corsets

Valerie Steel begins her study The Corset: A Cultural History claiming, “The corset is probably the most controversial garment in the entire history of fashion.” Considering its reputation as oppressive, torturous, and downright dangerous, it’s hard to argue.  High time,

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From the Industry
Craig Martelle

Attitude of Top Indies

I work with self-published authors across the entire spectrum of success, but the main thing I see from those who head to five-figures a month and beyond is confident persistence. They will do what it takes, without compromising their principles. They write what

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Indie Author Magazine

Inbox Besties Podcast

Kate Doster brings you practical advice and tips for growing your email list in her show.  She believes “email marketing can be fun and  profitable when you treat people like people and let your personality shine through.”

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Book Marketing Tips Podcast
Indie Author Magazine

Book Marketing Tips and Author Success

If your book marketing plan needs work, check out Penny Sansevieri and Amy Cornell’s show. Their podcast is long on new ideas and easy-to-implement book marketing strategies. It’s designed to help self-published and traditionally published authors at any career level

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Dear Indie Annie
Dear Indie Annie
Indie Annie

Dear Indie Annie: Grammarless in Gravelotte

Dear Indie Annie, I’ve been criticized by teachers and even friends and family for my poor grammar. I know it’s bad, but does that mean I should give up writing anything at all? Grammarless in Gravelotte Dear Grammarless, Let’s start

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