The Essential Author Website

The Essential Author Website

Good morning! I am honored to be one of the IWSG co-hosts for May. Seek the co-hosts, please and thanks: Erika Beebe https://erikabeebe.com/, Cathrina Constantine http://cathrinaconstantine.blogspot.com, Sadira Stone http://sadirastone.com/, and Tonja Drecker...
How old do you think I am?

How old do you think I am?

I’ve written about the happenstances of old age in the past. It’s a consequential topic as one stares down death. It’s a theme of my blog. https://www.pjcolando.com/you-have-beautiful-skin/...
Plot or Plod: either way you market, it’s work

Fee or Free – do some of each to market

Fee or free depends as much on your time, your tolerance for uncertain outcomes, etc. as it does your budget. While some authors swear by giveaway, other disdain the ploy. Sure, it’ll bump your Amazon ranking initially but over the long haul does it work? Does...
Plot or Plod: either way you market, it’s work

Lucky #7 Marketing Tip

‘Lucky’ is an anti-compliment I’ve come to despise: people constantly avenge their perceived lack of good fortune by deriding mine with the banal, “You just lucky.” While my pastor coached me to smile and respond, “Yes, I am...