Top common affiliate marketing mistakes to avoid.

Affiliate marketing programs are a good and enticing way to earn your income. Before you dive into the waters of online affiliate marketing, make sure you pay attention to some common mistakes to avoid failure. 1)You need to work on a niche that is not only profitable but one that you are passionate about. As…

Top 5 Affiliate Programs for Book Bloggers

BookBlogging has become extremely popular during the last decade and for those who are dedicated to reading books and sharing their opinions, can be a source of a steady income. Either you are a book blogger, or you hold a bookstagram or Pinterest account, you can use a mixture of references to influence your audience.Commission…

Top sites to download royalty free music for your art factory

In my previous posts (see links below) , I have given you my top resources and creative outlets, (either you are an author or blogger) for stunning fonts, book covers and book trailers. To match your art, you need a unique music background as well. I will be sharing my favorite go to places for…

Oscar Hahn ~Chilean Poet

I write because of a ghost , because of yesterday, because of today, because I don’t know, because of love, because of the night…. Γράφω επειδή το φάντασμα, επειδή χτες, επειδή σήμερα, επειδή δεν ξέρω, επειδή ο έρωτας , επειδή η νύχτα. (Oscar Hahn, Χιλιανός ποιητής)

The story of the Scorpion and the Swan

There was a Swan at the edge of a river and a scorpion approached asking the swan if she would kindly give him a ride to the other side of the river on her back. The swan said “no, you are a scorpion, you will sting me and I will die.” The scorpion assured the…

No voice is too small

Even though she had been betrayed too many times, Danae kept moving. She never forgot those who left her hanging over a cliff, but it was in her nature to keep going, more than she could ever imagine.

The One With The Rumor

The boy held back for a while. “I knew you didn’t have it in you, Chris! You are afraid of the ghost lady, aren’t you?! Oh, how the mighty have fallen!” “Zip it, Dehlia! I’d like to know what you would do if you d see her right in front of you. Sure, you are…

The Portrait, by Evelyn Chartres. Book Review.

“Better to be a rose if only to bloom for a reason,than a diamond eternally closed to the world.”– favorite quote from the book. Evelyn is a fictional character that Vicky looks up to,and her fascination with her is an act of rebellion against her previous choices. If Evelyn is displeased and takes pleasure at…

Crafting Mrs Aurora

Q&A with beta readers _ RachelD. (published with reader’s permission) 1.How many characters were based on real people in your life? Mrs. A. was an actual person, and besides my own experiences, I drew a lot of my inspiration from the real-life person, to shape her character. She was a ravishing woman, with a royal…

A Re- Arrangement of Fate

Every word that I am going to type will only imply how much of a beautiful soul, you were, and that is, a rearrangement of fate…

* Traces ( Ίχνη )

At nights , you will find the wildbirds walking alone, throwing their wings at the audience from heaven to earth my soul has been waiting for the mind and the soul to become One… Τις νύχτες τα Αγριοπούλια περπατάνε μοναχά πετώντας τις φτερούγες τους στο ακροατήριο  Από τον ουρανό ως τη γη, η ψυχή περίμενε το…

Oh, Holy Mother

I never knew Love until I finally surrendered in Your arms… In You, my wandering and wounded heart has finally found a home…

Ave Maria ,A blessing in disguise.

A blessing in disguise As you might have noticed, or not, {smiles},I Stayed away from my social media accounts, and my blog has not been active for a while. I would like to apologize for disappearing without letting you know about it.Without sharing too much info, I will sum it up as ‘life happens’! In…

Matters of heart

Open your eyes … Use your heart a bit more … photo credits : image by rumman-amin-2o_7F5o-rrQ-unsplash

Castello Di Duino Poesia finals

Άφηνε πίσω της το μέρος με τα ψηλά τείχη και τα σκοτεινά παράθυρα .Το φως που έλειπε, το σκοτάδι που περίσσευε – έγραφε στα μάτια της .Κάθε εμπόδιο στο ύψος μιας αμαρτίαςνα θυμίζει την τροχιά της ένοχης.Βγήκε από το στενό δρόμο και ξεκίνησε να περπατάει… ζητώντας Άφεση .Ότι είναι πίσω από εμάς μένει πίσω – αλλιώς παραμορφώνει την…

How time management can help you achieve your goals.

Time management and micromanagement are critical when you are multitasking and lacking time. You need to treat time as a currency you can never take back if you spend it carelessly. You can profit a great deal from micromanagement if you understand how to master it.Having poor time management skills can lead to burnout –…

Taking your Bookstagram account to Pinterest, do’s and don’ts.

Do not repin the same pin multiple times, instead enrich your content and work with new images. If you are trying to revamp old pins, make sure your links are still working, create different images, and make some changes in your content’s description. Donot post more than 10 to 30 times per day, it will…

Writing – Character Development

Writing memorable characters will help your audience identify with them. Pantsers or not, we still have to think of our readers and how they view our main characters. When we talk about character development, we refer to the changes that our hero goes through during his journey and how the battles help him/her grow and…

10 low cost and effective ways to promote your book

Promoting your book and marketing your brand name as an author, is something all indie authors have to do for themselves, and it can be challenging or time-consuming. You need to build a strategy before introducing your work to your readers, including a launch team that will help you get the word out there.Here are…

This year, take the challenge

Surviving the Holidays, because 2021 is going to be the year of YOU! Christmas time can be challenging, especially if you are a dreamer. In which case, you are going to face criticism over your choices instead of support. A visionary is a threat because of evoking questions that no one wants to answer. But…

My top Free Outlets ~ The Creative Author

If you are an indie author like me, you will most likely find yourself multitasking. Being a crafty artist requires having access to a variety of resources and tools. Here are my personal favorites! Free formatting tools https://diybookformats.com/ https://reedsy.com/write-a-book https://www.amazon.com/Kindle-Create/b?ie=UTF8&node=18292298011 https://www.draft2digital.com/ Royalty Free Images http://istockphoto.com https://www.canva.com/ https://agoraimages.com/ https://pixabay.com/ https://www.pexels.com/ Editing Video apps ( mini book…

Author networking tips

Aligning you blog’s feed with your GoodRead’s profile and the Amazon Author Central page, can help you engage with bloggers and readers. Whether you are an author or you enjoy writing from time to time , you might feel the need to share your thoughts on a self hosted page, or even create background stories…

THIS AUTUMN, REINVENT YOURSELF!

Now that vacation season is over, we all wonder what our next move is going to be regarding careers, fitness, and well-being. You don’t have to wait until New Year’s Eve to reinvent yourself; a fresh start is just around the corner. Reinventing yourself is not that easy, though; it means stepping out of your…

Free Types of Graphic Designs For Authors and Writers

I love to share creative resources for writers and bloggers, especially when they are totally free! Just sign in to your Draft2Digital account, follow the instructions and upload your word doc. Before you hit the publish button , you will be directed to a variety of formatting options. You can choose between Mystery and Thriller,…

Exploring my author central page as a marketing tool

So you have made it through the 10th revision of your manuscript, and it is finally going live on Amazon. Your hands are sweaty, you are feeling a bit feverish, and I know why – you have probably sent a few arcs on your team, and now you are waiting to receive your first feedback….

The Creative Indie part 2

In a previous post I gave you my top free outlets for stunning photography for creative designs and more. Let’s admit it, we all search for a beautiful pic to use as a header in our Twitter, Pinterest or Instagram ! Now, it’s time to get you some stunning fonts to match your cover. You…

Cooking for one of my characters~ The Wildcard!

Maybe we don’t need another hero, but a little rebellion will sure spice things up! Are you tired of the same old winter recipes? Then you might want to get cozy and try the Wildcard beverage-a cup of hot chocolate with a twist! Who can resist one when it’s cold outside, and you get to…

This wind that loiters ~

This wind that loiters among the quinces This insect that sucks the vines This stone that the scorpion wears next to his skin And these sheaves on the threshing floor That play the giant to small barefoot children. The images of the Resurrection On walls that the pine trees scratched with their fingers This whitewash…

The Calling

In the end, it only matters if you have led your life’s calling with an open heart, and you handled your tough times gracefully

Law 18:

Do Not Build Fortresses to Protect Yourself – Isolation is DangerousThe world is dangerous and enemies are everywhere – everyone has to protect themselves.  A fortress seems the safest. But isolation exposes you to more dangers than it protects you from – it cuts you off from valuable information, it makes you conspicuous and an easy…

InspirationalQuote

Everything you crave for is already here, Just fill in the blanks …

Procrastination is the symptom

Procrastination is the symptom that is keeping you away from your purpose. It is usually not because of laziness, but it might fall under one of those categories. insecurity lack of skills self-fulfilling prophecy fear of judgment fear of failure personal success feels too out of reach So take a long pause, and try to…

Sangra

   Do not be afraid of the pain , it is a veil that separates you from your authentic self. What you are looking for , is temporary relief – while a cure requires further examination… Elysian