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Dragon Valentine

  Nobody sends cards to a dragon, It’s just an unfortunate fact. Do they think that we’ll burn them to ashes or what? I would never commit such an act. *** If people sent cards to us dragons, Valentines with

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Call of the Guardian by J.M. Williams

Call of the Guardian is a fun read, a classy and classic fantasy adventure. A boy, Draven, plunges into a dragon cave while running in desperation one day and discovers a mentor. The dragon, Razal, provides both strength and stability

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Don’t Make My Mistake

I’ve been posting about free newsletter marketing lately, but I did try my first paid marketing campaign, for The Golden Key, this past summer. It had a couple of high moments, but overall I made a blunder that I’d like

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Merry Christmas

Christmas joy can be an elusive thing. We place so many expectations on this holiday; it can be difficult to live up to them. Here’s a collection of some of my favorite memes, and I hope they spark a smile

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Free Promos Part 3–The Quest for Rank

Ah…the dream. The captivating thought that you’ll click onto your book listing and discover that you’ve penned a book that shot up to number one. But as time goes on, you discover increments. Maybe not number one in the whole

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Free Promos Part 2–Promoting a Book the Second Time

Following the success of my free Golden Key promotion (A Totally Free Promo) I decided to repeat the same promo for Dragon Hoard, now that I was armed with better information about what the individual promoters could reasonably achieve. This

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Why You Might Want to Publish Your Reader Magnet

I’ve spoken already about why you might want to give your work away here: https://cathleentownsend.com/2018/11/13/free-books-why-you-might-want-to-give-your-work-away/, but there’s another time that even writers who’d prefer to only sell their work end up offering it for free. Reader magnets. These go by

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