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5 Tips for Book Marketing and Promotion

Book Marketing for Self-Published Authors Over the past five years, self-publishing has become a very common theme within the publishing industry. However, there is one thing many self-published authors seem to have issues with – book promotion.  Book promotion or book marketing is a strategic plan geared toward getting your target audience to buy your book…

7 Effective Ways to Get Your eBook Noticed in a Crowded Market

Oh Where, Oh Where Has My eBook Gone? How to Get Your Book Noticed in a Crowded Market Millions of online eBooks are available for purchase, and everyone wants to be noticed. With so many books, it can be hard to determine what steps should be taken to get your book in front of someone…

My Editor Has My Book. Now, What?

7 Tasks to Complete While You Wait for your Edits You have finally contracted the perfect editing team for your manuscript, and now it is time to celebrate, right? Not quite, lol. There are plenty of ways you can make great use of your time while you wait on your editors to get the next…

Yours Truly, Adrienne Horn Featured in CanvasRebel

I love a good interview! I love learning about other people’s lives and seeing the world through their eyes. I love getting to share my own experiences and thoughts, too. It’s an incredible feeling. Interviews are a great way to promote yourself, your brand or your business, which is what this post is all about.…

How to Create a Travel Journal: 8 Journaling Tips for Your Trips

Summertime is right around the corner, and people everywhere are gearing up to travel to some of the world’s most beautiful places. Traveling to new countries to create memories all around the world seems to be trending now. But have you thought about how you will remember them all? Most of us simply use our…

Does the Punctuation Go Inside or Outside the Quotation Marks? 7 Rules for Punctuation in Dialogue

All you have to remember is one rule: The punctuation goes INSIDE the quotation marks (about 99% of the time…lol). As with almost every rule in the English language, there are exceptions. But, if you follow this rule, you are bound to be right much more than you are wrong.  This rule is most frequently…

Good Authors Will Get Bad Reviews

Frustrating. Annoying. Unfair. These are all words that come to mind when I think about authors who have written amazing books but receive one star reviews from people (because I can’t call them readers) who openly admit they didn’t even read the book. Are you kidding me??? It’s completely insane. As a result, the overall…

7 Must-Read Fiction Novels That Highlight Mental Illness

Happy May, everyone! I am super excited about the blog this month because I will be posting articles supporting Mental Awareness Month! Since the pandemic, we have heard or seen various news stories or social media reels addressing mental health issues, and I must say that a lot of it is not at all positive.…