Thanks to all these authors for their useful tips:

1.  Sherry Carroll for the five lessons she learned as a speaker/guest author at a literary festival:

Five lessons learned as a Speaker/Guest Author at a Lit Festival…

2.  Francis Guenette for this blog on gaining book reviews:

The Down and Dirty on Getting Book Reviews

3.  Jean M. Cogdell on how to write a good one sentence pitch:

How to write a good one-sentence pitch

4.  Ari Meghlen for this info on adding a favicon to your WordPress site:

Why you should use a favicon for branding

5.  Lucy V. Hay for these top 5 social media mistakes that writers make:

6.  Therese Walsh for these 11 ways to promote pre-order books:

7.  Chris McMullen for these formatting tips:

Kindle Formatting Magic

8.  Rachel Poli for 23 places to promote your blog post:

23 Places To Promote Your Blog Posts

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

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

10.  Shannon A. Thompson writes about ageism in publishing:

Ageism in Publishing

11.  Erica Verrillo for these 34 writing contests for April and 20 paying markets calling for submissions:

12.  Anne R. Allen with a list of website mistakes:

13.  Emily at A Writer’s Beginning for this free book promotion opportunity: