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Carrie Spencer

Carrie Spencer has written 239 posts for Romance University

Creating a WordPress Author Site – Part 4 with Patrick Haggerty

Lesson 4: Plugins Can y’all believe this is the last of my 4 part series? Time does fly. I know my posts up till now have been a little on the long side but I […]

Creating a WordPress Author Site in Four Easy Lessons with Patrick Haggerty

Hey Y’all and welcome to Lesson 3 in my 4 part series on creating an author website using WordPress. If you missed it, Lesson 1 examined hosting and domain names (URLs) for your author site, […]

Multi-Genre Authors = Multi-Levels Impressive! – Reader Roundup with Amy Alessio

Sometimes readers are not happy when a favorite author tries something different, either with their usual name, or a pen name, but these authors are definitely multi-talented. This list includes some of my favorites, and […]

Creating a WordPress Author Site in Four Easy Lessons with Pat Haggerty – Lesson 2: Choosing a look (Theme) for your WordPress site

If you missed my first lesson on setting up an author site where I discussed web hosting and domain names, please take a moment and go have a look. You can find Lesson 1 here. […]

Creating a WordPress Author Site in Four Easy Lessons with Pat Haggerty

Want to have your own author website? Here’s expert Pat Haggerty to tell us how in four easy lessons. Creating a WordPress Author Site in Four Easy Lessons Lesson 1: Understanding what that even means […]

The Secret to Marketing Success (Is There is No Secret) – LJ Cohen

Back in the old days, publishers would send authors out on book tours, spending large amounts of money to promote books. Nowadays, it’s up to the author to do most of the promotion. LJ Cohen is […]

Building an Author Platform with Carole Jelen

Welcome Carole Jelen, literary agent and author platform builder. If you’re looking to increase your reader base, you need to build your author platform – and here’s Carole to tell us how! There’s no way […]

Authors Writing for Teen and Adult – Reader Roundup with Amy Alessio

I just had the pleasure of giving a talk on this subject with Joelle Charbonneau at the Spring Fling Conference in Illinois last weekend and we were happy to find that a lot of authors […]

Query Triumphs, Query Disasters with Laurie Schnebly Campbell

How many of you have ever written a query letter? A show of hands? Trembling hands that is…=) Query letters strike fear into the heart of any writer – but here’s the fantabulous Laurie Schnebly […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule April 28 – May 3

As I’m writing this, the wind is howling at 40mph, lightning is zapping around my little farmhouse and rain is on it’s way. Do April showers bring May flowers? I’m hoping to find out soon! […]

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