Monthly Archives: January 2016

Guest Post by Jess Frankel aka J.S. Frankel – Choosing Your Reviewer

Some helpful information on choosing reviewers by author, Jess Frankel. Thank you, Jess, for coming today to do a guest post. Check out Jess Frankel’s interview on Jemsbooks Blog here. CHOOSING YOUR REVIEWER It sounds like a no-brainer, doesn’t it? You … Continue reading

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Smorgasbord Open House – Meet Non-Fiction Author D.G. Kaye

Originally posted on Smorgasbord – Variety is the spice of life:
Welcome to the new Smorgasbord Open House and who better to kick things off but the effervescent D.G. Kaye non-fiction author, blogger and epitome of commonsense about life in…

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Emails Getting Out of Control!

I find that I am drowning under thousands of emails a week! My emails have multiplied over three years from a manageable hundred to thousands a week in the time I have been involved with social media. I spend so … Continue reading

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How Much Social Media Do Authors Really Need? (Guest Post by Janice Spina)

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
If you are just starting out or contemplating writing a book – here are some tips I learned along the way. When I first started out as an author over…

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How To Become A Successful Blogger: Part 2 – How To Create A Pingback

Originally posted on Hugh's Views & News:
Pingbacks! I love them and they can bring a lot of traffic to your blog when they are used correctly. A pingback is a link to another blog post. It can either…

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Laughter the best medicine – Well fancy that!! Wet your Whistle.

Originally posted on Smorgasbord – Variety is the spice of life:
In the 1400’s a law was set forth in England that a man was allowed to beat his wife with a stick no thicker than his thumb. Hence we…

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Have You Ever Wondered?…

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
1 Why isn’t the number 11 pronounced onety-one? 2 If 4 out of 5 people SUFFER from diarrhea…does that mean that one out of five enjoys it? 3 Why do…

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Some Funnies on Facebook this week courtesy of eagle-eyed friends.

We all need a good laugh a day! Check out these great funnies shared on Smorgasbordinvitation.wordpress.com from different sites. Also, check out the other wonderful posts by Sally G. Cronin! Thanks for the chuckles, Sally! ❤️

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Types of Editing – Infographic…

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
To visit the originating site, click on the link or Infographic below: http://www.dailywritingtips.com

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Are you up for a challenge this year?

To Pay-it-Forward! How? The next post that pops up in your inbox, after you read it, share it in some way, with someone. That’s how you pay-it-forward. Instead of going immediately to the next blogger, pause and take the next step. Do you realize…

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