Mary Hamilton Bible Camp Series

Sell What You Publish – Part Three

In our third and final installment of marketing tips by Author Mary Hamilton she offers sage advice on making the best use of blogs, discusses when to give books away, and ideas for utilizing paid advertising. I hope you’ve found her insights as helpful as I have. I’d love to hear your most creative ideas for how to sell the books you write. Share your ideas at and I’ll share them with other aspiring, […]

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Pendant by Mary Hamilton

Sell What You Publish – Part Two

Last week my writing friend Mary Hamilton introduced us to the need to do our own marketing if we want to actually sell what we write. This week she reviews some of the pros and cons of various methods she’s tested. I met Hamilton at a Houston area critique group. My first book launch event was one she hosted – in a local coffee shop type restaurant. It worked. I bought a copy of her […]

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Morning, Mindset

Master Your Mindset and Jumpstart your Writing

Rochelle Melander has been coaching and teaching writing for many years. I subscribe to her weekly e-news. This particular edition really caught my attention. You can read more about and by her at her website  K.H.  Master Your Mindset and Jumpstart your Writing By Rochelle Melander “Good morning, Eeyore,” said Pooh. “Good morning, Pooh Bear,” said Eeyore gloomily. “If it IS a good morning,” he said. “Which I doubt,” said he. –A. A. Milne, […]

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Write Away in New York City

A question for you to consider: What’s a big dream you’ve had that remains unfulfilled because some aspect of it intimidates you? For many years one dream of mine has been to attend a national writer’s conference. This is the summer I checked that one off the list. I still remember a summer afternoon as a teenager when I was curled up reading and thinking, “I can do this.” The idea that I could write […]

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