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A Book Review Introduction by Barbara Ann Cerda

A Book Review Introduction by Barbara Ann Cerda

One of the most important marketing tools for any author is getting word of mouth attention. I have learned that there are many gifted unnoticed wordsmiths. While immersing myself in book reviews this pass month the thought occurred to offer free reviews to my book marketing pack. Lots of friendly professional reviews are needful. Book …

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The Many ways to say love for Writers and Publishers’ Holidays

The Many ways to say love for Writers and Publishers’ Holidays

Red cardinals paired on snow-laden branches. Winter blows making dancing snow swirls. Red noses are filled with scents of cinnamon and mulled wine, filling cold air with warmed recollections of love. We hear favorite Yuletide carols and long for the romance of fireside light. And beyond windowpanes, winds howl while delivering its thick coat of …

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When Writers’ Broken Hearts become Good Marketers.

When Writers’ Broken Hearts become Good Marketers.

A week passed and the booze and seclusion did little to stop the pain that stole my sleep and kept the tears flowing. The sudden loss of my friend, lover, and partner seemed more than I could handle. I thought all was good and right with my world. A great job with a global media …

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It is Back to School

It is Back to School

Cooler days and carnal autumnal colors announce the awaited freedom for author moms to return to the business of composition. New school clothes and the scent of just bought supplies bring to mind comforting images from the art of Charles M. Schulz and Norman Rockwell. Lonely playgrounds come alive with youthful exuberance welcoming resumption of …

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Free and Inexpensive Book Marketing really can Shift Your Sales Paradigms. by Barbara Cerda for ChapterSee

Free and Inexpensive Book Marketing really can Shift Your Sales Paradigms. by Barbara Cerda for ChapterSee

You’ve spent an enormous amount of time and thought into getting your book published.  One of the biggest obstacles to success is getting your work front and center to readers and that requires marketing.  This is perhaps the biggest hurdle in achieving author stardom. But shifting the paradigms in achieving over the top book sales …

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Are Writers Born with Muses?

Are Writers Born with Muses?

During the act of composing, a writer’s brain cells liberate the biochemical substance dopamine, along with other potent mood altering bio-substances.  Writers own truly unique mind tools.   I will not belabor within this small commentary on the documented neurological data that support why writers have amazing brains.  The artists that pursue language to convey …

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Pay per Read or Exploitation?

Pay per Read or Exploitation?

  Pay per read success comes to the writer who is a compelling storyteller or weaver of cliffhangers. I have received more than a few questions this week about Amazon’s pay per read. Its guidelines detailing what authors are included in the pay per read system are purposefully obtuse. Word about Amazon’s Kindle pay per …

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Welcome to ChapterSee Home for Writers

Welcome to ChapterSee Home for Writers

Welcome to ChapterSee where writers, publishers and book lovers of all genres come together. Whether you are a veteran writer with a prolific bibliography, or creating your first masterpiece, become a ChapterSee member. Our mandate is to market your book(s) across social web platforms. Publishers are welcome to promote or connect with new talent. As …

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Discover Your True Value as an Author

Discover Your True Value as an Author

  A nexus of cross-purposes is a ghostly presence that haunts all writers. It is their commonality. True and accurate quantification of bookmakers is rare. How do you estimate the real value of an author’s abilities? Nevertheless, creating fiction or nonfiction is a needful requirement in every industry. Gifts of “word-smithing” create new worlds and …

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