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Marketing Writing Business

To Tour Or Not To Tour

How to Make Your Blog Tours More Successful

Headshot-Small An author recently asked me (Cat Hoort), “do blog tours really work?” I sat silent for a moment, wondering how to react.

I could be shocked: “What do you MEAN? Of course they work!”

I could be ambivalent: “Meh. Sometimes they do. Sometimes they don’t.”

I could be doubtful: “Not really. But we can keep our fingers crossed.”

I could be enthusiastic: “Absolutely! All the time. Every time!”

So which one is it?

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Inspiration for Writers

When You Feel like You Have Nothing to Say

Jeanette Hanscome
Jeanette Hanscome

Happy Tuesday from Jeanette, your CAN President!

We’ve all been there. (At least I hope I’m not the only one.) The calendar says it’s time to post something on a blog and we have absolutely nothing insightful, intelligent, or new to say. Or after meeting a series of deadlines we finally have time to work on the novel that we’ve left on the back burner for far too long and now that the free hours are available, the creativity just isn’t there. Again, nothing to say. What do we do?