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How to Choose the Right Editor for YOU

Have you ever wanted to hire a freelance editor, but you weren’t sure how to choose? There’s genre, of course. There’s checking their experience and reviews from their clients. But after accounting for those basics, you’re left with roughly one billion freelance editors and no idea which one might be the right “fit” for your book baby. However, it turns out that an expert on this topic actually exists, and I managed to scam an interview with her (you can thank me later). Today, I want to welcome Laura Franzini, one of the wizardresses behind the curtain at Author Accelerator, a company I also work at. It’s a full service support system for writers that offers editors, 1:1 weekly book coaches, and writing classes. One of the coolest parts of Laura’s job is that she gets to match writers to...
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New Release- A Cruel Kind of Beautiful

I’m so excited to announce I have a book coming out! This will be the first installment of a hot new rock and roll romance series. The Sex, Love and Rock & Roll Series: Follow a rock band from bar rooms to the big time as the secrets of their sex lives begin to mirror the battles of their music careers. From spit-out-your-coffee funny to so heart-wrenching you’ll be snatching up a napkin to dab at your eyes, this series will give you all the feels. Here’s quick peek at the first book, A Cruel Kind of Beautiful, available 12.4.17. If you can’t get to the Big O, can you get to the happily ever after? Jera McKnight loves music, swoons for hot guys, but sucks at sex. Jacob Tate is her perfect storm: a pun-loving nude model with a...
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Trends in Romance Novel Covers

I got a little curious lately about the shift in romance novel covers. It used to be a girl with her dress falling off. Then it was a girl with her dress falling off, with Fabio. Then a flap with flowers, covering a girl with her dress falling off, with Fabio. Then some hot kissing couples. What is it now? According to the data, the most popular romance cover looks a little like this: *Example pulled from #1 Amazon bestseller spot. To find out more, I did a quick comparison of Adult Contemporary covers vs New Adult covers, for my own research, and because I’m me, I made pie charts. And because I had pie charts, I decided to share them (if you have pie and don’t share it, you go to hell. It is known.) It looks like the...
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