Author: Julie Doherty
Fiction That's Plaid to the Bone

Ego: How important is it? Seasoned Authors Series

As a person with low self esteem, I probably shouldn’t write books. Walter Wellesley “Red” Smith described writing this way: “You simply sit down at the typewriter, open your veins, and bleed.” Writing is a lot like that for me.

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What Should Writers Do Before Publication? Seasoned Authors Series

Today’s Seasoned Authors blog is geared toward those of you still aiming for your first contract. I’ll bet you think all you have to do is write a good book, right? How do I know that? Because it’s what I

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Facebook – Friend or Foe? Seasoned Authors Series

If you’re on my Facebook friends list—Shameless plug, you can find my author page HERE-–then you know I’m an Oversharer. I just can’t seem to resist the seductive lure of Social Media, and in truth, I’ve sold many books because

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Throwing a Facebook Launch Party – Seasoned Authors Series

Since I’m awaiting final edits for SCATTERED SEEDS, it’s time to start thinking about throwing a Facebook launch party. As you can see in the photograph, my giveaways are starting to pile up. I’m going with 18th century and Irish

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Keeping It All Organized – Seasoned Authors Series

If you saw my writing space, you would weep for me. It’s crammed into a corner where the kitchen counter meets the dining room archway. I can almost touch the electric kettle, where my husband goes for tea at least

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When Your Book Falls in Rank – Seasoned Authors Series

My debut novel shot out of the gates. I remember checking my rank on the hour, squealing with delight when the book moved up into the top 100 in several Amazon lists. That heady feeling became rather addictive, and it

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Blog Tours – Are They Worth It? Seasoned Author Series

There’s nothing better than firing up your laptop and seeing your book baby in lights. To keep novels in the limelight, many authors use Virtual Book Tours, or simply, Blog Tours. What is a blog tour? Quite simply, it’s a

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Book Reviews – Seasoned Authors Series

“LAAAAME.” That’s the word that sent me back to therapy, nearly ended my marriage, and stripped me of all confidence. It happened on a blog tour, something I’d shelled out hard-earned money for, and it was a real kick in

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How Long Does It Take To Write a Novel? – Seasoned Authors Series

Today, we begin the Sunday Seasoned Author Series. Over the coming weeks, we’ll tackle the questions that haunt every new author, like How Do I Market My Book Baby? Is My Rank Okay? Should I Hire An Author Assistant? Oh-My-Sweet-Good-Golly, a

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Anne B. Cole is BACK, Baby!

I’m thrilled to welcome Anne B. Cole back to my blog. Anne’s here with her latest release, Souls Estranged, Book Two of her Souls Trilogy. Welcome, Anne. RELEASE DATE: September 30, 2015 Publisher: Soul Mate Publishing Co. Genre: Supernatural Suspense,

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