“First things first, don’t get bogged down in all the books and how-tos. Write the book and hit the end.” – Ann Charles
Today’s featured superstar author is a USA Today Bestselling author who writes award-winning mysteries and a member of Sisters in Crime and Western Writers of America, Ann Charles. Ann and I have a laughter-filled conversation about what led her to become a writer, her advice for writing newbies that want to publish a book, and tons more!!!
Key Thing’s You’ll Learn:
How Ann got into writing and publishing her own books.
Will she ever write a novel about zombie cows.
What Ann does for book research and marketing.
The biggest lesson Ann learned from the process of writing books in multiple genres.
What she likes to tell new writers.
The 3 things an author needs after publishing their work.
Ann’s Site: http://anncharles.com/
Ann’s Books: https://www.amazon.com/kindle-dbs/entity/author/B004JLYPFW?_encoding=UTF8&node=283155&offset=0&pageSize=12&searchAlias=stripbooks&sort=date-desc-rank&page=1&langFilter=default#formatSelectorHeader
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