Musings and Ramblings

Book Birthday: Infinity’s Bargain by D. Scott Johnson

Belated happy book birthday, Scott! Infinity’s Bargain was released August 21, 2022, and it’s the fifth book in the Gemini Gambit series. Book 6 is now underway!

Free USC Webinar: 50 Years After the Kerner Commission: Can Entertainment Inspire a New Will?

Eventbrite description: Can the arts and entertainment inspire a movement to eliminate poverty, racial injustice and inequality? Over…

Mail Call: Death’s Harvest by D. Scott Johnson

I know I just told you about this book birthday three days ago, but look what I got…

The Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital – Paris, France – Atlas Obscura

Pitié-Salpêtrière was the dumping grounds for women who received the dreaded diagnosis of “hysterical.” Source: The Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital…

Gravity Hill – Prosser, Washington – Atlas Obscura

If you shift your car into neutral you will, as if by magic, begin rolling uphill. The strange phenomenon causing gravity to “work backwards” on this hill has been blamed on the paranormal.

Scientists Are Hunting For A Mirror Universe And Attempting To Open Portals Into It

“Imagine a world where everything is exactly the same as this one but no one knows of its…

Check out an interview with Anne C. Miles

Ink Slinger client Anne C. Miles talks about writing Sorrowfish.

Marketing 104 for Indie Authors : Email Content

You love your book. You have set up your funnels and done your list builder. You’re ready to send your first newsletter. What do you write?

Marketing 103 for Indie Authors

Today we are going to talk about how to build your mailing list. There are two ways to build your list. You can build your mailing list organically, which means you collect emails from people who sign up for it because they want to keep in touch with you. They want to know what is going on with your writing and get updates. Or you can buy a list, which is not recommended.

Marketing for Indie Authors 102

Thou shalt have and send a mailing list Now that you love your book, we come to the…

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