Veronica Bale

MUSINGS, RAMBLINGS AND THE OTHER STUFF IN MY HEAD

Hi Everyone, Today I’m over at Romance Debuts with the lovely Cate. Find out about what I think the single-most important thing to do is for a self-published author, and learn more about my publishing journey. Romance Debuts: Veronica Bale on Going Hybrid Hugs for now, Veronica.   Advertisements

Blogging: if done right, it’s one of the best ways to attract and retain an audience, and to increase your sales. But to do it right takes a lot of work. Constantly developing fresh content and interacting with your growing audience is a time-consuming and energy-draining project. If you’re an author, you’re probably already drained …

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I was going to write a post about inspiration today. It was going to be full of tips from top writers about how they find inspiration for their work, and suggestions for how you can keep yours as you complete your work in progress. After doing a whole bunch of research, and coming across tons …

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I never procrastinate. Said no writer ever. We’re an unusual bunch, we writers, aren’t we? We’re highly creative and driven to succeed. We can turn a raw idea into a glorious paragraph of literary genius as magically as Rumpelstiltskin turns straw into gold. We create worlds, build cities, meddle with relationships and play God with …

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Author friends: Do you blog? Are you thinking about implementing it into your marketing strategy? A word of caution if you are—for your blog to be effective, the majority of your posts should not be about you or your books. … Huh??? I know. Sounds kind of backwards, right? But the truth about blogging is …

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“I don’t believe anyone ever suspects how completely unsure I am of my work and myself and what tortures of self-doubting the doubt of others has always given me.” It may surprise you to learn that this quote is from none other than Thomas “Tennessee” Lanier Williams the 3rd, one of the most celebrated playwrites …

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No matter what our genre, we authors – traditionally published, self-published and aspiring – can agree to one absolute truth: All writers are readers first and foremost! We scribblers are influenced heavily by what we read. Some books make a positive impression, some a negative one. Then there are some that have made such a lasting impression …

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“I loved that book. I really felt like I could not relate to the characters one bit.” Said no one ever. Writing real characters is an essential feature of a story that moves readers and pulls at their heart strings. Yet it’s one of the most misunderstood elements of fiction. Ranking right up there with …

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Hello all, A quick note to all my writer friends about the latest content alert from Boroughs Publishing Group for anyone that’s interested. Below are the details. Cheers for now, V LOVE WINS – The Diversity Contest   We’re looking for new stories that are novella – novel length (40,000+ words)  The H/H must be ethnically diverse and/or LGBTQ+  …

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