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Something new - please read and help

Click through to YouTube Hi everyone! I'm trying something brand new! I'm attempting to make this video go viral. My goal is 100,000 views, and I'd love it if you would help me. All you have to do is click through, start the video (watch it if you can) and comment in the comment section -- something positive - Loved it! So helpful! Good info!  etc. Are you in? I hope so. It may be something helpful to some of you in the future. Thanks a million! IT'S IMPORTANT TO CLICK THROUGH TO YOUTUBE! A Blueprint for an Extraordinary Life | Dr Linda Friedland | TEDxRAIUL I remember this moment so clearly – it was the moment that I thought "this is IT" "This is the end of my life". I was sitting under a huge beautiful Oak tree in a friend's garden at a celebration.  Must have been about 60 people there. My two youngest children next two me- a 6-month old baby in a push chair and my then two-year old son. In this moment- almost everything went black.  I couldn'…

The Review-Getting Nudge by Carolyn Howard-Johnson

Your Sales Rankings
The Review-Getting Nudge
By Carolyn Howard-Johnson,
Excerpted from the newest book in Carolyn Howard-Johnson’s multi award-winning HowToDoItFrugally Series of books for writers,  How to Get Great Book Reviews Frugally and Ethically: The ins and outs of using free reviews to build and sustain a writing career.

You need only a few essentials in your Amazon tool box to build the traffic crucial for your reviews to be seen—and to convince readers to buy your book. How to Get Great Book Reviews Frugally and Ethically: The ins and outs of using free reviews to build and sustain a writing career helps you get the reviews that influence Amazon’s sales ranking and this section gives you everything else you need to maximize them.
Amazon sales rankings are dandy little aids for evaluating how your book is selling. Not that you should fixate on that, but having an indicator that your book might need a little sales boost is nice. And—when those ratings are nurtured—they prod Amazo…

If you love the movies

Read more. "If ever there was a Poet Laureate of the Movies, Betty Jo Tucker should receive that coveted award." --- Grace Blair, Award-winning author of Einstein's Compass: A YA Time Traveler Adventure Cinema Stanzas Two: Poet Laureate of the Movies is a sequel to the award-winning Cinema Stanzas: Rhyming About Movies. This time, film critic Betty Jo Tucker explains how her wish to become the poet laureate of the movies originated, and the book emerges as a kind of audition. This second offering in the series presents over 70 movie reviews/film poems Tucker has written since the first book was published as well as several of her other poems that relate to cinema. She covers films of various genres -- comedy, drama, fantasy, horror/action/sci-fi, musicals, mystery/thriller, and romance. Along with major motion pictures and Oscar® winners like The Shape of Water and Roma, many small independent films -- and even one short movie -- receive Tucker's rhyming treatment. Th…