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[Q&A] Interest in book one is low and I’m about to launch book two. How can I improve book one’s sales and awareness of my series?

by Drae Box | Learn | 0 Comments | 12 May 2017

I am ready to release Book 2 of a trilogy that I am writing. To generate interest in Book 1 of the trilogy I would like to give the ebook of book 1 away free. How can I do this…

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Book and Series Resting Periods

by Drae Box | Learn | 0 Comments | 04 May 2017

It’s a year since you pressed publish. As you check out the sales for the year, you’re happy with the sales you’ve had, but you know you could do better now you’ve had emails from your readers. You now know…

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Writing Stories: From Idea to The End Youtube Series

by Drae Box | Learn News | 0 Comments | 21 Apr 2017

Today I’ve started a new Youtube Series to help other fiction writers to get their stories written from idea to their end. I’d love to share it with you!   What is it? Writing Stories: From Idea to the End…

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Your Ideal Reader: Myth Busting

by Drae Box | Learn | 0 Comments | 31 Mar 2017

When I was in my teens, I had a few of The Common Kingdoms series books’ first, second and third drafts under my belt, so when I was seventeen and started researching and picking apart what successful authors were doing…

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The Free Story Starter 14 Day Challenge

by Drae Box | Challenges Learn | 2 Comments | 22 Jan 2017

Back when I was in college, I started planning a second series, but unlike my first, it was to be a quadrilogy. Despite having the discipline – eight completed stories under my belt of my main series – I still…

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[Q&A] What do you think are the best avenues for book marketing? Is your blog enough?

by Drae Box | Learn | 4 Comments | 02 Jan 2017

What do you think are the best avenues for book marketing? Is your blog enough? I know social media, but are there any particular ways to go? Twitter? FB? Instagram? Do you recommend joining giveaways if you can? – Traci…

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[Q&A] Story Pacing – how close together can important plot points be?

by Drae Box | Learn | 0 Comments | 16 Dec 2016

This post’s Q&A is on story pacing and took place over on Twitter.   How fast/close together can plot/bad things happen? Pacing-wise, should there be downtime space between events? – Dvorah   Answer   Where scenes are positioned has to…

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The Ultimate Guide to Cross Promotion

by Drae Box | Learn | 0 Comments | 09 Dec 2016

NOTE: There’s a gift to help you with this at the bottom of the article.   There’s never a better time to grow awareness of our stories, and better yet, it’s not required to pay a fortune to market your…

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