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  1. RIchard Murray Creative Table

    @Troy do you control the IP address to this site. with trump killing net neutrality, which will be a fiscal boon to all major internet service providers, knowing the ip address to this site may be needed
  2. October 2017 Poem Story

    @sabine ziya I have an infatuation to grammar styles. i like older grammar styles sometime so it emits in the work
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    @sabine ziya As always, the best thing to do is submit your work to any publisher when the time comes. You have to be pure to your story and then , resubmit it accordingly if need be. I checked fifty shades of grey, it is listed as contemporary or romance so... at least in kobo you can categorize your work as such. but you should check the publisher you will use for your book
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    Ok @Troy my idea is described here LINK I am thinking electronic simply cause it can be accessed globally, can be cheaper to access. Shipping a book is more costlier globally than downloading an ebook
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    If any of you have Kobo Ebooks and you want to place them on OVerdrive, it can be done for free through the dashboard. I placed all but one of my paid books which I am working on in the overdrive. https://kobowritinglife.com/2017/11/14/distribute-to-overdrive-via-kwl-hassle-free-library-distribution-50-royalties/
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    The way the article author composed her prose made me think of glengarry glen ross. Enjoy:) my modulation <did I succeed in gender neutrality or environmental change:)?> and then read the article. Lacy Williams: ...S-M-A-R-T. Smart Marketing Art Retailers Tracking - Smart - Are you smart enough to listen? Marketing - You want to market? I know you do, or you'll keep living day to day. Art- Will you create for Christ's sake. Retailers - Be their pusher or give them free views, and Tracking.... S.M.A.R.T. Be smart you fools, the whole worlds online. You think they stay online to only view porn? An addict doesn't want yesterday's candy everybody gets, they always want something sweeter only you will provide. They are at home waiting to buy your book. Are you gonna get them? Are you adult enough to take them? What's the problem,pal? You- commenter. Commenter: Your such a hero, your so successful, how come your around this blog wasting your time with a bunch of bums? Lacy: You click on this website? you click on this website? Commenter: yeah. Lacy: This website cost more than your car. I made two million last year. How much you make? You see, pal, that's who I am, and your nothing. Nice person? I don't give a shit. Good parent? Fuck you! Go home and play with your kids. You wanna write here- close! ,You think this is abuse? You think this is abuse, you cocksucker? You can't take this, how can you take the abuse from writing a book? You don't like it, quit! I can start right now, tonight, with the first draft you've got and make myself fifteen thousand. Tonight! In two hours! can you? Can YOU? Go and do likewise. S-M-A-R-T. Get mad you spawn of bitches, get mad. You want to know what it take to write great books? It take a BRASS BALL to write great books. GO and do likewise, folks. Money's out there. You pick it up, it's your. You don't , I got no sympathy for you. You wanna sit on those chairs tonight and close, CLOSE. It's yours. If not, your gonna be getting my groceries. And you know what you'll be saying- a bunch of losers tweeting, alone in their home. Oh yeah, I used to be a writer. It's a tough racket.... https://kobowritinglife.com/2017/11/06/be-a-smart-indie/
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    What is your favorite character trigger @sabine ziya @Mel Hopkins https://kobowritinglife.com/2017/11/03/using-triggers-to-poke-at-a-characters-emotional-wound/ People today, view or listen more than read. Am I right? https://kobowritinglife.com/2017/10/27/making-promotional-videos-on-the-cheap
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    Good prose on doubting, I do not have doubt. My problem is verbosity or uncommon grammar techniques. ... and unwillingness to change to fit any readership. https://kobowritinglife.com/2017/10/31/fighting-the-demon-of-doubt
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    a half hour audio listen but good thoughts. I have no estate plan, to be blunt. I realize that could be devastating if an edgar allen poe happen to me:) but... a good listen overall The audio- you can listen too RAW LINK http://traffic.libsyn.com/kobowritinglife/KWL_Podcast_EP_095_EstatePlanningforAuthors_with_MLBuchman.mp3 article https://kobowritinglife.com/2017/10/24/kobo-writing-life-podcast-episode-095-estate-planning-for-authors-with-m-l-buchman/
  10. I repeat *Black Solidarity Passed and Let AALBC member's create in its wake* If the concept interest you, I describe the idea in more on my blog. LINK
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    how about an AALBC community book? The author to the article describe what he thinks are good methods for a bundle. 1. One theme or one general theme, so Valentine's day, romance. 2. Authors that are willing, initiated; and a way for them to be connected. I suggest connecting on AALBC. 3. Contract should exist between parties for royalties or contral rights. 4. Marketing must be outwardly and consistent. Possible ideas *Please Suggest Before You Read Mine* this year no one did anything for black solidarity day. I saw it on my calendar and I did not make any mention to it, to see what happened. In light of that, I want to honor black solidarity, which as a celebration in the black community in the usa is functionally pan black, globally. Juneteenth is specific to black people whose forebears who were in enslaved in the usa, like me. Kwanzaa is a solstive celebration that reference black african culture, which is my forebears. But, what if you are black and your forebears were not enslaved in the usa, like in ethiopia. what if you are black but not from african descent like some native people in the american continent, like some tribe in south america, or like some in each sector in asia. Black Solidarity is not about any particular tribe in the village, it is about all the tribes, being solid in themselves and making a solid union on earth. Sequentially, I see a title, tentative Happy Besooned Black Solidarity Day Stories or something with Black SOlidarity Stories in it I will suggest my following ideas to the itenerary listed below, please do likewise or similar. 1. Theme 2. Author 3. Contract 4. Marketing 1. Theme - Black Solidarity obviously, each story much contain positive black solidarity in some way or fashion. I think it need to be a short length. Flash fiction to short story, no epics or the novel needed to be written. 2. Author- each other a member of AALBC with their profile page as proof 3. The book is free, so this makes it a matter of want in the first place. I am willing to be the steward to whomever trust me. I will share the ebook through email to each member that I load. 4. Marketing, if each contributor post a link once a week to the page, the number of contributors will dictate the effect of the post what say you? https://kobowritinglife.com/2017/10/10/multi-author-bundles-dos-and-donts/
  12. Help Make an Injury Plot

    6 steps, I started it off, five left, on the second, don't use more than two sentences. Comment On the following link=> LINK
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    If you are on Kobo and not on helloreads yet, check out this information. They have a form to submit to Helloreads. I made a helloreads page which aside my goodreads page. I don't use enough but they are present. I am trying to use AALBC moreso than any other profile. So, if you are not on either, that is fine but we should connect. if all the aalbc members connected on every other platform in a group or individually that would make us a block. NOTE: a link to posting a kobo work on helloreads is used, consider it My HelloReads https://www.helloreads.com/richardmurray My GoodsReads https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/189838.Richard_Murray https://kobowritinglife.com/2017/10/04/find-your-next-read-and-promote-your-books-with-helloreads/
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    Strong commentary on the commonly called "social media". It is mirror world. When an author is not well known electronic communication venues can aid while they do not guarantee attracting an audience. The potential audience or craft buyers using electronic communication venues, I don't say social media cause all media is social <newspaper articles, old fashioned radio,anything where a message can be presented through>, are assaulted secondly from various advertisement. Thus, in my experience, getting those more popular on electronic communication venues to present your work is the best for the not well known. Oprah's book club Beyonce giving kudos are prime examples. If Barack Obama say he likes a particular non profit organization that advertisement is priceless. When you are well known, all media is good cause people know you so getting your information out is only a positive. *thoughts* https://kobowritinglife.com/2017/09/29/6-social-media-tips-just-for-authors/
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    *Question* have any of you considered writing in another language beside english? I have a plan to publish in another language, nothing long winded though, something tiny but... what say you? The world is a circle, and multilingualism is a tool. Money is out there, but it does not always speak english. Question, what language would you like to see a story from you in ? name the story side the language ? *Your thoughts* ? https://kobowritinglife.com/2017/09/25/five-things-i-learned-as-an-esl-writer/