Thursday, January 17, 2013

17 Links to Writing & Marketing Blog Posts You Might Find Helpful & Robyn Peterman's Book Release News

Today is the long awaited release day for HOW HARD CAN IT BE by my friend Robyn Peterman (@RobynPeterman). If you’re in the mood to laugh hysterically, get this book.

What happens when an accountant decides to grab life by the horns and try something new? Apparently a pirate named Dave, a lot of pastel fleece, and blackmail—just to start with...

Visualize and succeed, Oprah said. I was sure as hell trying, even if my campaign to score a job as the local weather girl had ended in a restraining order. Okay, TV was not my strength. But a lack of talent has never stopped me before. Which is why I’ve embarked on a writing career. I mean, how hard can it be to come up with a sexy romance?

Leave it to me to wind up in a group of porno writing grannies who discuss sex toys and apple cobbler in the same breath. Also leave it to me to leak an outlandish plot idea to a bestselling author with the morals of a rabid squirrel. And only I could get arrested for a jewelry heist I didn’t commit—by a hunky cop whose handcuffs just might tempt me to sign up for a life of crime. 

Maybe I’ve found my calling after all...

If you missed my writing & marketing tweets and retweets yesterday, here they are again:
  1. Four Reasons To Not Put All Your Social Media Eggs In One Basket "Social media is an art, not a science"
  2. Resolve to Tweet Better in 2013 via @writerunboxed
  3. Inspired Openings: Kristin O'Donnell Tubb @4YALit RT @janice_hardy Hint at the plot & provide a dose of voice
  4. 7 Social Media Trends for Consumers: New Research
  5. Writing & Yoga Retreats: What are They? How do They Benefit Writers? Ease the body, ease the tensions of the mind
  6. Fight your censor: @writejenwrite @elizabethscraig "..listen to the story in you, armor yourself against your censor.."
  7. The Number One Mistake New Writers Make @annerallen "Learning to craft book-length narrative is a long intense process"
  8. Too Many Rules, Too Little Romance @passivevoiceblg "..form and formula are important to generic integrity.."
  9. 19 Links to Writing & Marketing Blog Posts You Might Find Helpful & Comments from Author @KevinBerryxxx
  10. What Is a Sentence? Daily Writing Tips
  11. 3 Great Ways To Find Readers For Your Books On Twitter  @JonathanGunson
  12. How to Start a Novel Right: 5 Great Tips
  13. The 10 Types Of Twitterers [CHART "Where do you fall in? Which is your Twitter personality type?"
  14. The (Dreaded) Backstory @ElanaJ RT @janice_hardy
  15. Agent and Editor Insights Part 2: Why Manuscripts Are Rejected
  16. Independent Authors Last Longer than BestSellers
  17. Confessions of a Book Blogger - Author Marketing Experts, Inc. | Author Marketing Experts, Inc.  RT @Bookgal 
I’m always looking for great content to share. If you have a writing and/or marketing blog, or have a favorite that you visit often, please leave a link in the comment section. Thanks for stopping by. 

Happy writing & running, Kathy


Robyn Peterman said...

Thanks Kathy!! You rock and your blog is great!!!

Unknown said...

Thanks, Robyn. I'm so excited about your book!