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Watch the latest Awkward Author video

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Watch the latest Awkward Author video

This week Alissa explains why it’s been over two weeks since she’s put out a weekly update video, her problem with schedules and organization in general and drops some hints about her father’s upcoming podcast.

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Watch the latest Awkward Author Video

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Alissa’s dishing out some authorly advice in her latest Awkward Author video:

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Alissa’s talking about a really awesome birthday gift

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The theme this month at YA Outside the Lines was fools, pranks and jokes, and so Alissa wrote about a cheap little gift that turned out being quite popular with her 11 year-old nephew. You can read all about it here.

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Alissa received a royalty statement

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Alissa received a royalty statement

and you can learn all about it and more in this week’s Awkward Author weeklyish update, in which she also dramatically impersonates the behavior of her dog at the vet and explains what happened to that non-fiction book she was going to self publish.  

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Alissa is ranting about a power outage and more in this week’s Weeklyish Update

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Alissa is ranting about a power outage and more in this week’s Weeklyish Update

Alissa’s latest Weeklyish Update video on her Awkward Author channel is now up. In this vlog dealing with and mostly complaining about an electrical outage. There’s also a quick update on her writing progress.

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Alissa dispenses some more authorly advice

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Alissa dispenses some more authorly advice

The question of whether or not authors earn royalties on the books they purchase at a discount from their publisher came up recently in a group Alissa is a member of, so she decided to make an Awkward Author video about it.

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Alissa interviewed by Thrifty Theresa

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Learn more about Alissa and her vintage Etsy shop in this YouTube interview conducted by fellow Etsy seller Thrifty Theresa

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A new Awkward Author video is up

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A new Awkward Author video is up

In a rare move Alissa managed to stay on top of things this week, and has posted her second Awkard Author Weeklyish Update. In this one she chronicles her adventures of living in an old building with temperamental heat, a writing project she’s been involved in for a couple of years and her paint-by-number hobby. Links from this video: Twigs by Alison Ashley Formento Watersmeet by Ellen Jensen Abbott Paint by Number Kit  The Road to Little Dribbling by Bill...

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A New Edition of The Adventure Continues is out now

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A New Edition of The Adventure Continues is out now

In “this month’s” issue Alissa attempts to explain why it’s been months since she has sent out a monthly newsletter. What it all boils down to is that she is sorely lacking in time management skills. If you aren’t a subscriber, you can read the latest issue of The Adventure Continues here, and you really should think about subscribing by clicking here.

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Alissa shares some authorly advice

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Alissa shares some authorly advice

In her latest Awkward Author video Alissa talks about jacket flap copy, or if we’re talking about paperback books the back cover copy, and why you probably shouldn’t employ the book report skills you learned in third grade when crafting this all important text. Watch now:

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