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What You’ll Need to Turn Your Book Into a Movie

Film producers love using books as the inspiration for their latest blockbuster, but having your book made into a movie is task heavy and requires a fair bit of perseverance, grit and luck. While we’ve all heard the success stories of authors such as J.K. Rowling, Suzanne Collins, and Stephen King, to get your book adapted into a movie, you need far more than just a bestselling novel. Today, I’ll share the writing techniques and the follow-up steps you need to use to have the best chance of your book being picked up by movie producers and developers.

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3 Things I Didn’t Expect From My First Book Signing

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Lahaina, HI location for Dark Awakening’s first book signing.

Marketing a romantic sci-fi through a book signing is not for the feint of heart!

It takes a lot of preparation, savvy understanding of social media and a willingness to meet lots of new people.

And a bucket load of candy. Continue reading “3 Things I Didn’t Expect From My First Book Signing”

So You Want to Do a Book Signing? 4 Tips for Getting Started

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I’ve been looking forward to doing a book signing since I first saw my sci-fi romance novel, Dark Awakening in print. After all, a successful book signing comes with increased popularity and even more book sales, right? Continue reading “So You Want to Do a Book Signing? 4 Tips for Getting Started”

How to Market Your Romance Novel on a Shoestring Budget — and Still Get Results

Karlene Cameron and Dark Awakening

There is nothing more fulfilling than completing your romance novel and having it ready to go to market. As exciting as that is, the reality is that there is still Continue reading “How to Market Your Romance Novel on a Shoestring Budget — and Still Get Results”

The Tug-Of-War Between Pixel and Print

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The Tug-Of-War Between Pixel and Print

Let’s face it, as a writer a printed publication of your work somehow seems more ‘legit’ than digital.

Don’t get me wrong, Continue reading “The Tug-Of-War Between Pixel and Print”

The Dirty Truth About Getting Your Novel Published

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It’s not easy to get published.

Dark Awakening was rejected by 9 publishers, before being selected by Continue reading “The Dirty Truth About Getting Your Novel Published”

Introducing Dark Awakening

Dark Awakening, the first novel in the Dark World trilogy. By author, Karlene CameronTen years ago, bored with my day job and frustrated with the love stories I was reading, I decided to Continue reading “Introducing Dark Awakening”

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