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MAIAM–Ari Meghlen: Writer, Blogger, Bad Card Player

I was recently interviewed by the lovely I.L. Cruz for her feature Meet An Indie Author. Check out my interview here 😊

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It’s one of my favorite days on Books by I.L. Cruz (the other being #FourthFridaysforFantasyFoodies)–MAIAM, Meet An Indie Author Monday.

Today, I’m happy to introduce an amazing blogger and writer (I’ve never played cards with her, so can’t comment there!), Ari Meghlen. One of the things I love about Ari is how supportive she is of other bloggers and writers, so show her some love and visit her blog.

Aesthetics - The Blessed[3023]

First things first, what’s the name of your current book?

I’m currently writing book one of a fantasy trilogy called The Blessed, and as yet this book does not have its own title.

New ideas are always cropping up. Give me your best book title that doesn’t have a story.

Actually, I never have titles before I have the story.  I have a lot of stories without titles or ones that have working titles.  I usually need the…

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Traditionally Publishing? Yes, You Still Need To Do Marketing

This post has been churning in my head for a while.  I've had a number of writers tell me openly that they want to go traditionally published so they "don't have to do marketing". There are many good reasons to go the traditionally published route, unfortunately, this is not one of them.  Gone are the …

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How to Create an Awesome Author Website

For those of you who visit this blog frequently, you will have seen in my recent post 9 important things new writers should be doing now, I mentioned “Start Marketing.” One of the ways to do that is with an Author website. Almost all published authors have an official website and just because you may not have been published, that doesn't mean you should wait before you create one.