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

Ā  What is F.A.T.E, you ask? It’s our first collaboration and the first of its kind, as far as we know. šŸ™‚ 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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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! (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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Stay tuned…

Every time I look at my website, I think, “man, I need to update this thing.” I mean, dang, I have a banner that says “Author of the hot new novel SELLOUT!” Uh … Sellout came out almost three years … Continue reading

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2012: A Year in Review

2012: A Year in Review I’m waaaay overdue on a blog. Now that I’m out of school, it’s time to get it crackin’ again! First off,Ā let me againĀ apologize for my website. Iā€™d been talking about an overhaul since last summer, … Continue reading

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And The Book Cover Winner is…

Book Blurb: In the eyes of many, an African American commits the ultimate act of betrayal if he or she dares to express conservative beliefs. Ironically, those before us fought for African Americans to simply vote, not be handcuffed to … Continue reading

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