Alina Popescu, Writer

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    Author Toolkit: Top YouTube Channels for Authors to Watch

Author Toolkit: Top YouTube Channels for Authors to Watch

While most people think of fun and entertainment when they think of YouTube, education and learning are the main reasons I visit it so often. As you know from previous articles on the blog there are several creators I follow for research purposes, to get a better idea of the world

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    From Authors to Author: Five Publishing Contracts Red Flags

From Authors to Author: Five Publishing Contracts Red Flags

Publishing contracts are a huge subject, so in this post, I will only skim the surface and share a few things that I have discovered through my personal experience that show bad practice by a publisher.  I am not a lawyer.  What publishing contracts red flags and knowledge I share here

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    Monday Progress Report: Finish Line in Sight for Dusk to Dawn

Monday Progress Report: Finish Line in Sight for Dusk to Dawn

Hello everyone and welcome back to another Monday recap of my progress. Last week I said I wanted to try and finish drafting Dusk to Dawn. Well, I am not there yet. The manuscript is at 51,000 words right now (yup, of course it was going to be longer than

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    Monday Progress Report: New Books, Old Books, and Taking My Own Advice

Monday Progress Report: New Books, Old Books, and Taking My Own Advice

Hello everyone and Happy Monday. Welcome to a new edition of my Monday Progress Reports! This is supposed to be a weekly feature, but I’m still working on posting my progress more often. What I’ve Been Writing Last week was a crazy busy one. I am furiously drafting Dusk to

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    From Authors to Authors: Book Reviews & How to Deal With That Stinker!

From Authors to Authors: Book Reviews & How to Deal With That Stinker!

Hello, everyone, nice to see you again! I’m kicking off a new series on the blog aimed at helping authors, the new or the still shy or undecided. And who better to give advice to writers than other authors who’ve gone through it? Debuting this series, today’s guest is Anna Butler

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    Monday Progress Report – Upcoming Releases, Furious Writing, and More

Monday Progress Report – Upcoming Releases, Furious Writing, and More

Well, hello there! Once again, it’s been a while! I have reasons and explanations, but I know you don’t care. I haven’t been posting what and when I should have, and… I am going to bribe you into forgiving me with news, updates, and a little bit of info about

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    A Touch of Gay, Valentine’s Day Goodies, & Monday Progress Report

A Touch of Gay, Valentine’s Day Goodies, & Monday Progress Report

Hello everyone and a happy new week to you! We have a bit of a hybrid post today, a little on my latest release, a little on what goodies–free reads–you can enjoy this Valentine’s Day, and my Monday Progress Report. Let’s start with what’s important! How to celebrate this Valentine’s

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    Monday Progress Report: Busy Month and Writing Wins

Monday Progress Report: Busy Month and Writing Wins

Welcome to the first Monday Progress Report of 2017! Yes, I know, I’ve missed a few, but as the titles says, it’s been a busy month! First off, in the second (or first full) week of January, I republished three of my books: Strength to Let Go, Br0th3rly, and Craving Stains. As this involved

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    #AuthorLife Why My Decision to Quit Writing Was The Best Ever

#AuthorLife Why My Decision to Quit Writing Was The Best Ever

At some point last month, I decided to give up and quit writing. Writing fiction I mean. As in short stories and novellas and novels. Just quit writing those, and forget fiction. I can’t actually quit writing, as that is a huge part of what pays the bills. For those

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    Bad Blood Trilogy, Exclusively on Amazon | Free with #KindleUnlimited

Bad Blood Trilogy, Exclusively on Amazon | Free with #KindleUnlimited

I have had a rocky ride with KDP Select. I tried it once, briefly, for The Edge of Hope, and wasn’t very impressed. After more research and careful consideration, I realized I hadn’t really used it to its potential, nor was I patient enough with it. So, in the spirit

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