Author Archives: RENE AVERETT

August 2018 Newsletter

August HSW Meeting    Learn How to Get New Readers and Reviews with Michael C. Grumley How does a self-published author get 8,000 reviews on his first book? How does he develop a series that has gotten several thousand reviews on … Continue reading

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July 2018 Newsletter

NY Times Best Selling Author  Will Speak at HSW Meeting! July 14 Meeting Features New York Times #1 Bestseller, Ellen Hopkins Ever want to question how a New York Times #1 author got there? Here’s your chance. Our July meeting … Continue reading

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June 2018 Newsletter

High Sierra Writers 2018 Writing Contest    Would you like to jump the publishing slush pile and get your book on the desk of a publisher? That is exactly what the 2018 High Sierra Writers contest will do if you … Continue reading

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May 2018 Newsletter

From the HSW President Marketing 102 At a previous meeting, I explained push/pull marketing and promised to get back with more information on “pull” marketing, which can best be described as market research. Specifically, I want to show how market … Continue reading

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February 2018 Newsletter

From the President: QUERY LETTERS “My mystery/thriller, JUMPING JACK, will be as big as any John Grisham. You’ll make a lot of money with my book.” Agents love queries that start this way. My mother loved it. Check. I worked hard … Continue reading

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