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Planning on writing a historical romance?

The key to success is choosing a micro niche (sub-sub-category) that you know something about and that captures your imagination.

If you don’t enjoy history, and don’t READ historical romances,this is not the place to start. There are plenty of other micro niches in which you can build a romance empire:

If you look back to the beginning of man, till today … there’s a LOT of history to cover. There are romance novels in virtually every area of the world…


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Why it matters and detailed easy to follow instructions.

What IS A Canonical Link?

A canonical link, also know as a canonical tag “is a way of telling search engines that a specific URL represents the master copy of a page. Using the canonical tag prevents problems caused by identical or “duplicate” content appearing on multiple URLs. Practically speaking, the canonical tag tells search engines which version of a URL you want to appear in search results.” — moz.com

If that was a clear as mud, here’s an example. Let’s say you have a fantastic article on your website, and you decide to also post that article on Medium. There are now two of…


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The only person who should have access to your domain name and hosting account is YOU! Not your boyfriend (girlfriend) Not your best friend. Not your work mate. Not anyone who offers to help.

Over the years as a freelance writer and SEO service provider I have run into numerous clients who have had their websites held hostage for one reason or another. Some of the time the problem is relatively easy to resolve, other times it can become a full blown hostage crises.

It all starts with NOT understanding how important and VALUABLE your website properties are.

My analogy is … would you allow your neighbor, your brand new boyfriend (girlfriend) or someone you don’t know who lives in India. …


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Spoiler Alert — YES!

Billionaire Romances have a HUGE following of avid and loyal fans. Not only will they purchase a whole series in one buying session, but they will consistently look for other Billionaire authors to follow.

NOTE: There ARE a few Amazon affiliate links included in this article.

What ARE Billionaire Romances?

They are a micro niche within the overall romance category labeled “Contemporary.” And there is NO mistaking that these are contemporary romances because Billionaires haven’t been around for all that long.

Their popularity is fueled by the fact that they fit into a range of sub-categories from “clean reading” and “Christian” to … “erotica.”…


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What most women can do without a second thought became a major milestone in my weight loss journey.

The young lady above will never think twice about donning a pair of pantyhose or tights. She’ll put them on in seconds … basically just stepping into them and pulling them up.

For FAT women putting on pantyhose is a nightmare. NO ONE talks about it and it becomes one of the hidden humiliations that you just suffer through silently.

At my heaviest, putting on of any kind of garment was a trial. If it wasn’t physically difficult, I hated how I looked. Nothing fit properly, it either bagged or stretched. I loathed the way I looked and felt.


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Go Cold Turkey And Write Like A Maniac

Are you constantly in a state of distraction? Do you “intend” to write 500, 1000 or even more words everyday, but never even get started?

Does your day look like this?

If you get caught up in any of the activities above, your writing production is probably suffering, the Cold Turkey app for writers will help you take control.

Even though I have the best of “intentions,”…


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In a nutshell, Intermittent Fasting refers to an eating regime where you cycle between periods of fasting and periods of eating.

The periods of eating are often referred to as an “eating window.”

There are dozens of combinations of Intermittent Fasting.

Here are a few of the most common fasting periods:

Longer Fasts include:


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Panch Phoron is a spice blend commonly used in the Bengali region of Eastern India, Bangladesh and Nepal.

NOTE: You will also see Panch Phoron spelled as Panch Phoran.

India is rich not only in family traditions but has numerous cuisine traditions that vary widely across the continent. There are countless aromatic and mouth watering dishes with exotic tastes and smells. From scorching hot to mild and everything in between. The not so secret key to this amazing variety of tastes are the variety of spices they use.

One well known Indian spice blend is Panch Phoron.

What Is Panch Phoron?

Panch means “five” and phoron means “flavour” or “spice.” An English translation of Panch Phoran is “Indian Five-Spice Blend.”

I don’t…


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The Keto Diet Is Easier Than You Think

When most people start the Keto diet they have NO idea what it entails.

The fact is, the Keto Diet is relatively easy, especially after you start burning ketones and fat instead of glucose (sugar). Once you get going, you will seldom ever feel hungry.

The hard part?

Unlike many Low-Carb diets like the popular Slow Carb diet or the still popular Atkins diet …

A Keto Diet is:

The amount of carbs you…


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Turn Your Body Into A Fat Burning Machine

Ketosis is a normal metabolic process. When the body does not have enough glucose for energy, it burns stored fats instead; this results in a build-up of acids called ketones within the body.MedicalNewsToday.com

Your body gets its fuel from protein, fat and carbohydrates.

Carbohydrates include starchy foods such as grains (bread, pasta, rice and beans as well as fruit, vegetables and sugars. Basically if it is not protein (meat, fish, eggs) and it is not fat (butter, oils, fat) it is a carbohydrate.

When carbohydrates enter the body, they are broken down into glucose, and used for energy…

Melanie Rockett

Freelance writer for 40+ years. Blogs at melanierockett.com (How To Sell More Books) and sugar-free-zone.com (Living A Sugar Free Life)

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