Author Archives: NL Quatrano

About NL Quatrano

Award-winning author, speaker, editor, and ghostwriter, Nancy owns a full-time editing, writing, and specialty publishing business: On-Target Words/WC Publishing. Volunteer/member of professional writing organizations including Florida Writers Assoc., Sisters in Crime, Florida Author and Publishers Assoc, and Independent Book Publishers Assoc., and AWAI. 2010 Professional Woman of the Year by the NAPW. Linked in Editor Pick May 2013. International Women's Leadership Association nominee for Outstanding Leadership 2014. Author of Murder in Black and White, Still Shot, Merciful Blessings, Always Chasing 'Em and numerous published short stories.

STAYING ENCOURAGED

Life is such a hoot, isn’t it? Like the Sinatra song goes, “That’s Life.” Every life has its ups and downs, people that kick us when we’re down and others that lift us up, and situations that “feel” right and … Continue reading

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WORKSHOPS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED

While it’s true we aren’t sharing war-stories over cups of java at conferences or even local meetings these days, there has been a great deal of information generously shared across the Internet via Zoom, Google Team, Skype, Free Conference Call … Continue reading

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Repackaging Just Might Save Your Brand

The bottom line is that to impact YOUR bottom line, you have to keep great material out in front of your readers so they don’t forget you and so they don’t lose their precious enthusiasm for your work! Continue reading

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Freelance Markets of Interest

There isn’t a single one of us that isn’t delighted to get a check for something we’ve written! Continue reading

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Patience is a strategy

WRITERS STRUGGLING TO WRITE I read these on the BookBub blog the other day and thought how many of us may need to read them! AND – put them into practice. “I think the most important thing is to not … Continue reading

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MARKETING SECRETS 101

This post will be quick as I’m chasing yet another deadline! I hope this finds you well and taking good care of yourself as well as your tribe!! Oh – and have a safe and Happy 4th of July!  Here … Continue reading

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Bookshop.org

As a member of the Independent Book Publishers Association, I am privy to a lot of great industry support, information, and changes. One of the things that has come out of the COVID-19 support commitment is a Member Roundtable. Good … Continue reading

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How are you???

Please let me know what you’ve been doing during the Stay-at-home order where you are! Emails so far range from “I can’t focus so I’m sleeping a lot” to “I’ve written an entire novel and reorganized my 2000 square foot … Continue reading

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PEACE AMIDST THE CHAOS

I pray daily for peace in our hearts, our homes, our neighborhoods and towns, our nation and in our world. Peace is something that, with the help of our loving Lord, we can have despite the chaos, heartache, injustice, violence, … Continue reading

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QUICK BYTES and THEMED CALLS FOR SUBMISSIONS

Current news from the COPYRIGHT OFFICE – NewsNet 825May 27, 2020 Copyright Office Allows Electronic Submission of Recordation Special Handling Requests In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Copyright Office is further expanding its capabilities to receive electronic submissions for … Continue reading

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