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June 4th, 2015

Epic Facebook Fail

Facebook is a venue for networking, for keeping up with friends and family, for reaching out and expanding your horizons, and therein lies the danger.
Since my book was released in late 2011, I have had the opportunity and privilege to connect with authors from all over. These folks have expanded my horizons in so many more ways than I could ever have imagined. On a daily basis they teach me, make me laugh and make me think. Read More

May 22nd, 2013

When Is Your Editor The Biggest Pain in the Butt?

My first book was edited by five people. Not everyone has that luxury. I think it’s a luxury because you get to see your work through different eyes – and you get to make the final call by reviewing the options and choosing the ones that make the most sense for your plot and characters. Read More

February 11th, 2013

Now That You’ve Started Writing Your Book, What Happens If…

You’ve made it past the first hurdle – you’ve started writing! If you’ve been following my posts you  either have your own process or now have tools to apply some sense of organization to the chaos. Either way, the book writing journey must be formulated to fit your work habits. Read More

January 28th, 2013

FAQs on Authoring a Book: Getting Started – Part 2 Continued

We’ve already addressed three of the four basic categories that new authors tend to fall into:  the I have an idea I’d like to share with the world group, typically consisting of business advice – an idea, the I have a story to tell group, often about overcoming adversity, and/or self-help advice and the I want to write a book and give my business, or personal brand, a boost folks. We’ve given these author-types some advice on the best way to get things started. Read More

January 11th, 2013

FAQ’s on Authoring a Book: Getting Started-Part 2

Lately I’ve been fielding a lot of questions from folks who are thinking they’d like to write a book. They typically fall into these four basic categories:  the I have an idea I’d like to share with the world group, the subject here often boils down to business advice – an idea, the I have a story to tell group, the subject is often one depicting how they or a loved one has overcome adversity, and/or self-help advice; Read More

December 20th, 2012

FAQ’s on Authoring a Book: Writing, Publishing and Promoting–Part 1

The origin of Bozell Books and Managing New Author Expectations:
The Bozell Books division was started as a direct result of my own personal need. I had just published my first book: Is It Still Murder Even If She Was A Bitch?, and I hadn’t a clue as to how to promote it. www.rldonovan.com. Read More