1.  Thanks to Die Erste Eslarner Zeitung for this info on 5 things a publisher looks for:


2.  Ryan Biddulph on Mostly Blogging gives 5 tips for blogging the right way:


3. Thanks to Erica Verrillo for these 50 free writing contests for March, and for the 38 calls for March submissions:



4.  Ryan Lanz gives some advice on how to advertise your book on a budget:

How to Advertise Your Book on a Budget

5.  Derek Haines gives some advice on how to make money from writing and self–publishing:


6.  Ramsay at Blog Tyrant encourages us not to give up on our blogs just yet:


7.  Julia Kent, guest blogger at BookBub, advises on how to sell more books internationally at a low cost:


8. Deborah Jay gives 4 steps to writing your Amazon book blurb:

4 steps to writing your Amazon book blurb – notes from #20BooksLondon

9.  Just Publishing Advice shows how to move from Createspace to KDP paperback publishing:


10.  Paul Blake gives 5 rules for writing thrillers:


11.  Thanks to D.G Kaye for sharing these helpful tips/links for writers:


12.  Cheri Lucas Rowlands gives advice on how to build a strong visual brand:


13.  Emily Raper at Author’s Canvas gives advice on how to build a better blog, and also what your publisher thinks when they look at your manuscript:

Building a Better Blog in 10 Steps

5 Thoughts Your Publisher Has When Reading Your Manuscript

14. Angela Ford asks – can you afford to be an Indie author?


15.  Thanks to Author Marketing Experts for these 5 Goodreads marketing strategies:


16.  Thanks to Marina Gioti for this info regarding Facebook author pages: