August 6th, 2014

Thirteen (Lucky) Golden Lines from RWA14

I don’t “do” poetry.

In my first writing class–a seminar style graduate-level class for English majors (what was I thinking?)–this math major freaked when I was handed a long poem and told I’d be leading a discussion about it.

The professor gave me advice that I still use for finding the significant […]

February 17th, 2014

Promotion….A Necessary Evil?

Cynthia D’Alba

by Cynthia D’Alba

I was sitting an RWA chapter meeting last month when the older woman beside me said, “I didn’t think I’d have to do so much promotion. I thought the publishing company took care of that.” She sighed. “Things have changed.” I just nodded but in reality, I wouldn’t know […]

September 24th, 2012

What Are You Excited About? Marketing & Promo Made Easy…

Photo: Kathy Owen ~ WANA Commons

by Jenny Hansen

As the September blog mistress here at WITS, I’m taking a page out of my personal blog‘s playbook and marking the beginning of Autumn with a celebration of you.

I’m doing this a few different ways…

First up, we’re doing what I call “Pimp & […]

August 31st, 2011

Naked Publishing – Part 4

Today we welcome back Denise Domning, contributing blogger here at WITS, with the fourth in her series detailing her self-publishing journey.

by Denise Domning

I did it! I made my deadline!

Kind of.

It’s August 15th and the book, The Men Wars, Book One Men-ipulation, is up on both Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

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August 12th, 2011

Publishing Naked- Part 3

Welcome to another installment of Sensational Summer Fridays, here at WITS!

Before we begin with the third in our guest blog series by Denise Domning, we’d like to announce the winner of Michelle Diener’s debut novel, IN A TREACHEROUS COURT. Congratulations to Stacy Green, who read and commented on Michelle’s blog Using Real People and […]