My son is 36 today – makes me feel old!

There’s no Friday Roundup next week, as we’re back at the van for a few days.

Many thanks to the authors and bloggers below for their writing/blogging tips:

1.  Rachelle Gardner for these 12 mistakes that authors make in trying to connect with readers:

https://rachellegardner.com/connecting-with-readers/

2.  Sally Keys on Nicholas C. Rossis’ blog writes of common obstacles that authors might face and how to overcome them:

https://nicholasrossis.wordpress.com/2018/07/21/overcoming-common-obstacles-to-become-an-author/

3.  Want to try your writing skills in the Senior Salon?  Here’s some info for you.  Look out for the link on Mondays:

https://esmesalon.com/senior-salon-roundup-july-16-20-2018/

4.  Meg Dowell writes on what it means to be an ‘accomplished’ writer:

What Does It Mean to Be an “Accomplished” Writer?

5.  Marketing for Pros gives reasons and solutions why bloggers struggle:

http://marketingforpros.com/2018/07/10/the-biggest-struggles-of-bloggers-and-how-to-deal-with-them/

6.  Dave Chesson at Kindlepreneur gives advice on making an audio book:

https://kindlepreneur.com/how-to-make-an-audiobook/

7.  Nicholas C. Rossis with 4 marketing strategies for promoting your book:

https://nicholasrossis.wordpress.com/2018/07/23/4-simple-marketing-strategies-for-promoting-your-book/

8.  Nail Your Novel speaks out about book piracy:

https://nailyournovel.wordpress.com/2018/07/24/a-plea-to-authors-please-speak-out-about-piracy/

9.  Mixtus Media with 10 book marketing mistakes:

https://www.mixtusmedia.com/blog/10-book-marketing-mistakes-every-author-should-avoid

10.  Dan Cross gives some advice on pitching a book blogger for a review:

https://justpublishingadvice.com/how-should-you-pitch-a-book-blogger-for-a-book-review/