Publishing

#6 on the NY Times Bestseller List, #13 on USA Today!

I just want to say how grateful I am to all my readers! This has been tremendous and I’m sending a big thank you (((SQUEEZE))) from the bottom of my heart. Thank you for making SPICE BOX #6 on the New York Times and #13 on the USA Today bestseller lists. I’ve always dreamed big, but I also know that dreams don’t happen without hard work, sacrifice, and it’s readers like you that have helped me live mine! This means the world to me. I love you guys! And I also want to say congratulations to the other authors whose books…

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Love is in the Air at “Lady Jane Salon”

And on the air with a syndicated article by Jasmine Brooks and Jayne Ann Bugda at WBRE. Exeter Township, Luzerne County-  Mountain Top native, Jen McLaughlin is a New York Times, USA Today and Wallstreet Journal best selling author.   Her passion for reading romance novels began when she was just 12-years-old.   Today she is a  published author, with several books in her “Out of Line” series.   “I get really sucked into that world. I’ve been known to snarl at people when they pull me out of it. It’s like this voices in your head that won’t leave…

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My Takeaway from the Indie Author Symposium

So this past weekend a friend from my local RWA chapter and I ventured to Rhode Island for the Indie Author Symposium. I woke up not knowing where I was and without the little feet of toddlers pushing me to the edge of the bed. New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author Marie Force and Penny Watson—blogger and author of seasonal Christmas stories—hosted a series of workshops regarding indie publishing. This past year a new tract for self-publishing was presented at the national RWA conference to address this growing demand. The turnout and the amount of agent and editor…

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My Take on Kindle Matchbook

By A.C. James Anyone who reads my blog knows that I try to balance it with information for writers and of course the spotlights, interviews, and books for readers. About a week ago (or maybe two), I received an email from Amazon about a new program called Kindle Matchbook. Basically, anyone who purchases a print copy can get an e-book version for either a discounted rate or for free. This is only for the books that are enrolled in the program by either the indie author or publisher. Personally, I think this is really smart on Amazon’s part. Readers that…

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