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Alissa made a mannequin challenge video

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Alissa made a mannequin challenge video

It’s not exactly a book trailer video, but Alissa decided to feature her new book How to Make Money Selling Vintage Items on Etsy in this Mannequin Challenge video. Check it out:   Huge thanks to her boyfriend, Ron, who came up with the idea and did all the filming and special thanks to her mother, who taught her how to blow bubblegum bubbles when she was a wee lass.

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Alissa will be signing books in Easton Friday

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Alissa will be signing books in Easton Friday

Join Alissa Grosso and fellow YA authors Alison Ashley Formento and Yvonne Ventresca at Barnes & Noble, 4445 Southmont Way, Easton, PA on Friday, October 21 at 7 p.m. This event is a bookfair fundraiser for the Riegelsville Public Library. A portion of all purchases made Friday with the bookfair coupon ¬†supports the library.  ...

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Alissa’s talking about scary stuff

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Alissa’s talking about scary stuff

It’s October, which means it’s time for all things spooky and scary. This month at the YA Outside the Lines, the topic is scary things, and Alissa is talking about what makes something scary. Interested in creating a creepy work of fiction or just trying to give someone a fright? Read “What Makes Something Scary?”

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Catch the latest Planet Alissa Videos

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Catch the latest Planet Alissa Videos

    Addicted to haul videos? Alissa’s got a new one up on her Planet Alissa YouTube channel. Check out all the treasures she found at a rummage sales and some thrift stores. Then check out her September Print On Demand products update. She talks about the money she’s made selling products with Amazon Merch and...

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Signed Copies of Alissa’s Newest Book Available on Etsy

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Signed Copies of Alissa’s Newest Book Available on Etsy

Autographed copies of Alissa’s new nonfiction book, How to Make Money Selling Vintage Items on Etsy are now available in her Etsy shop Planet Alissa. If you would like your book personalized with your name or your recipient’s name make sure to use the Note to Seller box when checking out to let Alissa know how to sign your...

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How to Make Money Selling Vintage Items on Etsy Now Available

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How to Make Money Selling Vintage Items on Etsy Now Available

Alissa’s first nonfiction book, How to Make Money Selling Vintage Items on Etsy is now available in both print and ebook formats. This how-to book offers comprehensive instructions for setting up your own Etsy store, finding profitable merchandise to sell and earning money from your successful Etsy business. Since 2011, Alissa has been running her vintage Etsy store Planet Alissa, and in her new book she shares what she has learned about creating attractive listings, marketing, running a business and making money on Etsy. On her YouTube...

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Alissa’s been busy this summer

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Alissa’s been busy this summer

She’s been editing, reading, playing and enjoying those lazy, hazy days of summer. One thing she hasn’t been doing? Making new Awkward Author videos. She decided to remedy that with this new update video:  

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Alissa’s talking about bad words

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Alissa’s reflection on Profanity in YA books this month over at YA Outside the Lines and sharing some criticism she received for daring to drop an f-bomb. You can read the whole post here.

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Nerdy Summers the topic of Alissa’s latest YA Outside the Lines Post

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Nerdy Summers the topic of Alissa’s latest YA Outside the Lines Post

How did you spend your summers as a kid? Were you busy reading every book you could get your hands on? Did you ambitiously set out to pen a novel or two during your summer vacation? Maybe you thumbed through the dictionary looking for new words because, like Alissa, you were an avowed nerd. This month over at YA Outside the Lines, Alissa shares some of her summer memories in her post Nerdy Summer.

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Alissa finished a first draft and reports on it in her latest Awkward Author video

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Alissa finished a first draft and reports on it in her latest Awkward Author video

A new Awkward Author weeklyish update video is out now. In it Alissa talks about completing a first draft of a novel and what else she has been up to writing-wise as well as some important changes being made to the Awkward Author website. Watch the video for more details:

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