Author Archives: Dawn Lajeunesse

About Dawn Lajeunesse

I, like so many others, am a novelist struggling for recognition. In Her Mother's Shoes was published in June 2013 - available through Amazon, B&N and iPad, e-book (only $2.99!) as well as paperback. Autumn Colors was my first. My third novel, Star Catching, will be out in early November. My writings are mostly women's fiction, most also suitable for YA. My website is www.dawnlajeunesse.com. Come visit me there!

Statistics Writers Should Know

Once again, Jane Friedman has provided valuable information for writers and their marketing priorities. Read it here: https://janefriedman.com/9-statistics-writers-know-amazon/

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ENOUGH POLITICS!

I started my blog – and followed other blogs – for all things writing and book related. I’ve enjoyed bloggers’ poetry, narrative writing, and photography. I’ve learned much from the ruminations of bloggers I’ve followed – new insights about writing, … Continue reading

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Exhibiting at Book Expo

Here is an insightful perspective on whether or not self-published authors should spend their promo money to exhibit at Book Expo – worth a read! Authors: Think Twice Before Paying to Exhibit at Book Expo (BEA) by Jane Friedman

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The Divided States of America

I generally steer away from any political posts, but this one struck me as so reasonable, I felt compelled. Finally, a voice of reason. When did we as a country start viewing different opinions as good or bad, rather than … Continue reading

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Consider the Kindle Scout Opportunity

Kindle Scout is a service of Amazon that I knew virtually nothing about until reading this guest post on Jane Friedman’s blog. The concept is hopeful for many writers, but be sure to read the whole post to learn about … Continue reading

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AN OPTION FOR E-BOOK DISTRIBUTION

Jane Friedman’s latest blog post discusses an e-book distribution option for those of you who try to keep up with the ever-changing indie market options. Do you remember the digital publishing startups Vook? Booklr? Byliner? All of these services/companies have been folded … Continue reading

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GETTING UNSTUCK WITH YOUR WRITING

Perhaps I should have read this before writing my last post! How to Avoid Sabotaging Your Creative Process: https://janefriedman.com/sabotage-creative-process/

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