November 2015 | Norma Hinkens

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Avoiding Self-Publishing Potholes

  • November 24, 2015

The road to self-publishing your own book is riddled with potholes, but you can avoid the worst of them if you map out the journey ahead of time. Here are four key pointers: Perform a Diagnostic Make sure your book is the best it can possibly be before you make the trip down Publication Boulevard. Don’t settle […]

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#Undergrounders Giveaway

  • November 21, 2015

What would YOU do if the earth’s core overheats … if the sovereign leader vanishes … if YOU are the survivors’ only hope? Grab your bug out bag and while away the bunker hours with a copy of the hot new YA release IMMUREMENT: The Undergrounders Series Book One. LIMITED TIME GIVEAWAY! CLICK NOW TO ENTER!

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Why I Write

  • November 17, 2015

This past few weeks I’ve been running on ink fumes as I prepare to launch my first book into the Amazonic stratosphere. Self-publishing takes an enormous amount of work and concentrated effort, not to mention an intravenous caffein drip. From deep diving into the dashboard of the Facebook Power Editor for ads (warning: harmful to […]

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Your First 10K Readers Evaluation

One of the tools I leaned heavily on to shape the launch strategy for my first book is an online course by Nick Stephenson. What exactly is Your First 10K Readers? In a nutshell, a comprehensive course on how to get off to a roaring start in online book sales and build a solid readership. […]

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4 Reasons NaNoWriMo Is Good For You

  • November 3, 2015

1) NaNoWriMo … gives us the kick in the britches we badly need to get started. Or to put it more profoundly, Newton’s first Law of Motion, also known as the Law of Inertia, means that there is a natural tendency of objects to keep on doing what they’re doing, so sometimes we need a little […]

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