Marji Laine: Faith~Driven Fiction

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Marketing Your Indie Pub

I’ve learned so much from this experience with my new independently-published GRIME BEAT. Today, I’m delighted to be visiting with Sandra Ardoin on her Seriously Write blog, sharing some of the things I’ve learned and others that I’ve gleaned from those with even more experience. I hope you’ll say hi if you stop by to visit!

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Twitter-ing: 4 Ways to Make it Easy

Twitter Hashtags by Marji LaineSocial media can be an enigma for writers. We have to be on it, but often have no idea what we’re doing there. The social world can be forgiving of a newbie – thank goodness! But Tweeting on Twitter doesn’t have to be confusing Continue reading


Four Marketing Ideas for Authors

My experience with The Christmas Tree Treasure Hunt set my mind whirling about marketing. What a brilliant concept! Starting the story off in the blogs stirred up all kinds of buzz! But there was so much more to this idea! Continue reading


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You’ll See, or Hear, the Truth to My Claim

I’m so flattered that Lena Nelson Dooley asked me to join her on her internet radio show! I’m so excited and you’ll get a chance to hear for yourself just how much of a hick I am when you listen to the recording!

Did I ever tell you about my trip to Mexico a couple of decades ago? Oh, that’s a story!

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Celebration and Social Media

Usually my Wednesday’s post is about Writing and Publishing and all that goes with it, particularly Social Media. But I’m still giddy over the fact that there’s a book cover with my name on it! (Seriously giddy – you know that uninhibited look in a child’s face when they’re seeing Christmas presents? That’s me all over the place. Just one overgrown, middle-aged toddler with sparkles in her eyes.) Continue reading


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Blogging – What’s the Point?

I’ve been hearing lately that blogging has little effect on a writer’s career. Really? Because when I started this journey, the first few media gurus I encountered insisted that a regular blog was essential.

Hmm.

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Likers, Lurkers, Twits, and Tribes

Social Media has been considered the best friend of every aspiring author. I have to admit, I jumped in with both feet. And, in all honesty, I really enjoy keeping my blog. I like posting and I love interacting with the folks that respond.

I’m told, though my blog isn’t old enough to show it, that after a while, steady blogs

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