JB’S JOURNAL FOR AUTHORS – JANUARY 27, 2019

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WRITING SCAMS

JB’s Journal for Authors is a bi-weekly newsletter dedicated to the authors who never have enough time and are crushed by information. The Journal highlights important information to help authors sell books.

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 AMAZON BEST SELLING AUTHOR

 INTERNATIONAL AUTHOR

 READERS FAVORITE

EDITOR’S COMMENT ON BLOG MAILING LIST 

Please send me an email at jbmorris37@gmail. com  if you wish to add your name to our mailing list. 

Published

HEADLINE

THE INNER STRUGGLE: HOW TO SHOW A CHARACTER’S REPRESSED EMOTIONS by Angela Ackerman from Jane Friedman

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EDITOR’ S COMMENT: Angela notes it is important to draw characters from the real world with real human experiences. The discussion includes over-under reactions, tics and tells, and fight, flight, or freeze responses.

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 SURVEILLANCE BY KEYSTROKES – GIVING PERMISSION TO SNOOP by Debbie Burke from Killzoneblog

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EDITOR’ S COMMENT: Scary

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FEATURED ARTICLE

Published

NEW WRITING SCAMS TO LOOKOUT FOR IN 2019 by Anne R. Allen from Anne R. Allen’s Blog… with Ruth Harris

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EDITOR’S COMMENT: Author Solutions was  infamous in the last decade. The post discusses the spawn of Author Solutions today,

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FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK

Publish date, spring 2019

WHY INDIE AUTHORS NEED LITERARY EXECUTORS & HOW TO APPOINT ONE by Maggie Lynch from The Alliance of Independent Authors

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EDITOR’S COMMENT: This is an important post for any author who has published or unpublished work

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HOW TO SET UP AND EDIT YOUR AMAZON.COM AUTHOR PROFILE by Nate Hoffelder from The Digital Reader

Click here to read more

EDITOR’S COMMENT: Nate offers detailed useful information to assist authors. This post continues that tradition.

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PROMOTION IS NOT PLATFORM & ADS ARE NOT A BRAND: KNOW THE DIFFERENCE by Kristen Lamb, Author, Blogger, Social Media Jedi

Click here to read more

EDITOR’S COMMENT: Successful promotion is first knowing the definition of a brand. The post discusses what is in a name, why brands are important, and what is a platform. Good stuff.

 BONUS

Publish date, fall 2019

HOW TO MAKE YOUR AUDIOBOOK WORK FOR YOU by Tina Dietz from The Creative Penn

Click here to read more

EDITOR’S COMMENT: The advice for authors is do not use your own voice and know your rights.

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BUSTING THE MYTHS OF BOOK MARKETING from BookMarketingBuzzBlog

Click here to read more

EDITOR’S COMMENT: The myths include the media is shrinking, cover the big media and your set, and you need to be a bestselling author to get publicity.

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HOW TO GET YOUR BOOK CONSIDERED FOR PLACEMENT IN BARNES AND NOBLE AND OTHER RETAILERS from Nonfiction Authors Association

Click here to read more

EDITOR’S COMMENT: It can be a tough road to achieve placement on Barnes and Noble shelf. And it is a worthy goal.

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NEW AND (MOSTLY IMPROVED) WORDPRESS FORMATTING OPTIONS by Julie Glover from Writers in the Storm

Click here to read more

EDITOR’S COMMENT: I confess, I possess a strong opinion on the new (mostly improved) WordPress changes. I know, the world is changing and I’m stuck somewhere else. Seriously, take a look and see if it can help you.

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A QUICK LOOK AT THE FINE ART OF BOOK SPINE DESIGN by Joel Friedlander from The Book Designer

Click here to read more

EDITOR’S COMMENT: Sounds like a rather boring subject. Trust me, it can be a consuming task satisfying the publisher’s requirement.

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HELPING SENIOR CITIZENS SELF-PUBLISH by Joel Friedlander from The Book Designer

Click here to read more

EDITOR’S COMMENT: The bottom line is seniors, unlike any other group, have life experiences that provide outstanding literary contributions.

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SECOND PAGE

Publish date, 2020

LIST OF LITERARY DEVICES – 25 + EXAMPLES FROM POPULAR STORIES from reedsy

Click here to read more

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REVOLUTIONIZE YOUR STORY’S POINT OF VIEW WITH FREE INDIRECT STYLE by David Safford from TheWritePractice

Click here to read more

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BOOK PROMOTION: DO THIS, NOT THAT – JANUARY 2019 by Amy Collins from the Book Designer

Click here to read more

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WSJ SAYS AMAZON OWNS BOOK PUBLISHING – WHAT DOES THIS MEAN FOR WRITERS by Anne Wayman from About Freelance Writing

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BUILDING A PLATFORM FOR YOUR WORK WHEN YOU’RE UNPUBLISHED by Michael Warner from Jane Friedman

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JB’S JOURNAL FOR AUTHORS – JANUARY 27, 2019

Posted · Add Comment

WRITING SCAMS

JB’s Journal for Authors is a bi-weekly newsletter dedicated to the authors who never have enough time and are crushed by information. The Journal highlights important information to help authors sell books.

Photo Credits:  Pixabay

Facebook Fan Page  https://www.facebook.com/JBMorrisAuthor/

Twitter                        https://twitter.com/JBMORRISAuthor

email                            jbmorris37@gmail.com

SETH                           http://myBook.to/SETHMorris

 AMAZON BEST SELLING AUTHOR

 INTERNATIONAL AUTHOR

 READERS FAVORITE

EDITOR’S COMMENT ON BLOG MAILING LIST 

Please send me an email at jbmorris37@gmail. com  if you wish to add your name to our mailing list. 

Published

HEADLINE

THE INNER STRUGGLE: HOW TO SHOW A CHARACTER’S REPRESSED EMOTIONS by Angela Ackerman from Jane Friedman

Click here to read more

EDITOR’ S COMMENT: Angela notes it is important to draw characters from the real world with real human experiences. The discussion includes over-under reactions, tics and tells, and fight, flight, or freeze responses.

*

 SURVEILLANCE BY KEYSTROKES – GIVING PERMISSION TO SNOOP by Debbie Burke from Killzoneblog

Click here to read more

EDITOR’ S COMMENT: Scary

 ***

FEATURED ARTICLE

Published

NEW WRITING SCAMS TO LOOKOUT FOR IN 2019 by Anne R. Allen from Anne R. Allen’s Blog… with Ruth Harris

Click here to read more

EDITOR’S COMMENT: Author Solutions was  infamous in the last decade. The post discusses the spawn of Author Solutions today,

***

FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK

Publish date, spring 2019

WHY INDIE AUTHORS NEED LITERARY EXECUTORS & HOW TO APPOINT ONE by Maggie Lynch from The Alliance of Independent Authors

Click here to read more

EDITOR’S COMMENT: This is an important post for any author who has published or unpublished work

*

HOW TO SET UP AND EDIT YOUR AMAZON.COM AUTHOR PROFILE by Nate Hoffelder from The Digital Reader

Click here to read more

EDITOR’S COMMENT: Nate offers detailed useful information to assist authors. This post continues that tradition.

*

PROMOTION IS NOT PLATFORM & ADS ARE NOT A BRAND: KNOW THE DIFFERENCE by Kristen Lamb, Author, Blogger, Social Media Jedi

Click here to read more

EDITOR’S COMMENT: Successful promotion is first knowing the definition of a brand. The post discusses what is in a name, why brands are important, and what is a platform. Good stuff.

 BONUS

Publish date, fall 2019

HOW TO MAKE YOUR AUDIOBOOK WORK FOR YOU by Tina Dietz from The Creative Penn

Click here to read more

EDITOR’S COMMENT: The advice for authors is do not use your own voice and know your rights.

*

BUSTING THE MYTHS OF BOOK MARKETING from BookMarketingBuzzBlog

Click here to read more

EDITOR’S COMMENT: The myths include the media is shrinking, cover the big media and your set, and you need to be a bestselling author to get publicity.

*

HOW TO GET YOUR BOOK CONSIDERED FOR PLACEMENT IN BARNES AND NOBLE AND OTHER RETAILERS from Nonfiction Authors Association

Click here to read more

EDITOR’S COMMENT: It can be a tough road to achieve placement on Barnes and Noble shelf. And it is a worthy goal.

*

NEW AND (MOSTLY IMPROVED) WORDPRESS FORMATTING OPTIONS by Julie Glover from Writers in the Storm

Click here to read more

EDITOR’S COMMENT: I confess, I possess a strong opinion on the new (mostly improved) WordPress changes. I know, the world is changing and I’m stuck somewhere else. Seriously, take a look and see if it can help you.

*

A QUICK LOOK AT THE FINE ART OF BOOK SPINE DESIGN by Joel Friedlander from The Book Designer

Click here to read more

EDITOR’S COMMENT: Sounds like a rather boring subject. Trust me, it can be a consuming task satisfying the publisher’s requirement.

*

HELPING SENIOR CITIZENS SELF-PUBLISH by Joel Friedlander from The Book Designer

Click here to read more

EDITOR’S COMMENT: The bottom line is seniors, unlike any other group, have life experiences that provide outstanding literary contributions.

 ***

 ***

SECOND PAGE

Publish date, 2020

LIST OF LITERARY DEVICES – 25 + EXAMPLES FROM POPULAR STORIES from reedsy

Click here to read more

*

REVOLUTIONIZE YOUR STORY’S POINT OF VIEW WITH FREE INDIRECT STYLE by David Safford from TheWritePractice

Click here to read more

*

BOOK PROMOTION: DO THIS, NOT THAT – JANUARY 2019 by Amy Collins from the Book Designer

Click here to read more

*

WSJ SAYS AMAZON OWNS BOOK PUBLISHING – WHAT DOES THIS MEAN FOR WRITERS by Anne Wayman from About Freelance Writing

Click here to read more

*

BUILDING A PLATFORM FOR YOUR WORK WHEN YOU’RE UNPUBLISHED by Michael Warner from Jane Friedman

Click here to read more