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F.A.T.E: From Authors to Entrepreneurs

  What is F.A.T.E, you ask? It’s our first collaboration and the first of its kind, as far as we know. 🙂 F.A.T.E: From Authors to Entrepreneurs encompasses excitement, exhilaration, doubt, fear–all the rollercoaster human emotions mangled together during the … Continue reading

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Into the New Year…

Well … I didn’t meet my NaNo goal by the end of November. Matter of fact, I was about … um … 44,000 words short, BUT! I have a valid excuse. I’d mentioned if I didn’t finish 50,000 words by … Continue reading

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NaNo and F.A.T.E In Our Own Hands

Earlier this month, I hopped onboard the NaNo bandwagon, hoping to jump-start my latest novel TANGLED WEB. So far, I’ve … oh, if you don’t know, NaNo is short for National Novel Writing Month, an initiative where thousands of writers … Continue reading

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The Hustle Continues…

I admit, I haven’t been the greatest at posting blogs. I looked at my website today and was like,”Dang, I haven’t written a blog in a while. I should let everyone know what’s going on with J Willy!” The skinny: … Continue reading

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Tips for Targeting Your Audience

Way too often, new authors go through all the trouble of writing, editing, typesetting, then publishing a book–but have no idea how and where to sell it. They ask, “I just published my third novel. How do I sell it?” … Continue reading

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50 Reasons Why My Debut Novel Sold 10,000 Copies! (Final)

– Before Launch – After Launch (pocket-burning) – After Launch (free to low-cost) Misc 41. Previous publishing credits: Long before I wrote my first novel, I published short stories online, mostly for critique. Timbooktu got the creative juices boiling, and … Continue reading

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50 Reasons Why My Debut Novel Sold 10,000 Copies! (PT 3)

– Before Launch – After Launch (pocket-burning) After Launch (free to low-cost) 25. Converted to e-book: Duh, right? But you’d be surprised at the number of authors who haven’t converted their print books to e-books. Why purposely miss out on another … Continue reading

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50 Reasons Why My Debut Novel Sold 10,000 Copies! (PT 2)

Continued from Before Launch: After Launch (pocket burning) 18. Soft launch: We built demand for SELLOUT at a gradual pace. Of course, we informed family, friends, and associates in our mailing lists, but we kicked off the soft launch in … Continue reading

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50 Reasons Why My Debut Novel Sold 10,000 Copies! (PT 1)

10,000 copies sold! 10,000! Man, oh man. It has taken me a while to soak that number in. That’s 5 figures! Before starting this journey, I’d dreamed of us selling 10,000 copies of my debut novel Sellout, but for it … Continue reading

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Win A Kindle Fire!

My book A Hard Man is Good to Find is part of this summer campaign! For more details, go to http://www.thekindlebookreview.net/summer-kindle-giveaway/

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