Category Archives: Business

The business side of writing

A Writer is a Writer, Unless There’s a Course

I attended a workshop a few months ago and asked the expert on how to make money as an author. I was told to stop writing and start teaching. I think my brain got whiplash from such talk. Teachers don’t … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life

This is one of my hubby’s favorite Beatle’s songs: And I have to admit, it is mine too. Mostly because of the changes in tempo when you expect one thing and it changes into another. Such is life as a … Continue reading

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Free Workshops-At the Glendale Chocolate Affaire

Friday and Saturday, February 6th and 7th, my local writing chapter is giving a series of workshops on writing. Best of all, they’re free. So come for the chocolate and the workshops. Saturday 10AM—Connie Flynn Workshp: FALL BACK IN LOVE … Continue reading

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e-Publishing Summary

Good morning everyone! I just wanted to shared some of the information I learned this past weekend at a self-publishing seminar given by the super-awesome Smashwords CEO Mark Coker. First, I’ve been self-pubbed since 2011 and have belonged to many … Continue reading

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Writer/Artist Funded Bookstore. #Indie800

I don’t know many authors who don’t mourn the loss of bookstores. It is one of the best ways we get to meet and interact with readers. Thankfully, writers are creative people and my friend came up with the Indie 800. … Continue reading

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Glendale Chocolate Affaire—Friday and Saturday Only

I will be signing my books and facilitating a series of free writing workshop this weekend at the Glendale Chocolate Affaire So if you’re in the neighborhood for the Superbowl or just love chocolate, stop by and see me. Here are … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Is Amazon a Threat to our First Amendment rights? (@Suzdemello @MFRW_ORG #ellorascave #notchilled)

Amazon is known for its ruthless business practices—it doesn’t merely squeeze competition, it strangles it until it dies. (http://www.salon.com/2014/09/27/4_ways_amazons_ruthless_practices_are_crushing_local_economies_partner/)   Amazon currently sells 40% of all new books sold in the USA. Their percentage of the market in ebooks is … Continue reading

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