I'm a bit late in giving you a list of posts you really should read if you're an author or just a reader looking for inspiration to improve your life or entertainment about books and authors.
I think you'll find these posts fit the bill.
Best of August
The Complete Guide to Facebook Groups: How to Create a Group, Build a Community and Increase Your Organic Reach
Useful Website: Free App of the Day for Apple
5 Ways Authors Can Use Facebook Advertising
If Only I'd Known: Writing Lesson by Diana Rubino
The 3 Pillars of Blog Traffic
Books and Trends
5 Powerful Ways to Supercharge Your Life to Success
Take 5 With Darcy Flynn
Nicholas Rossi: 7 Ways to Build an Email List for Your New Ebook
If Only I'd Known: Writing Lesson by Paty Jager
How to Find Profitable AMS Keywords for Sponsored Product Ads
Flooded Streets Safety Rule
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