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Here are the top ten articles for the African American Lit Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!

1. Do Not Skip on Editing
Are you an aspiring writer who is dying to publish your book but cannot afford an editor? Skipping the editing process is never a good idea but there are options for getting eyes on your books without having to pay for it.

2. Stock Photos for Black Books
You're a writer interested in self-publishing but are stumped when it comes to finding photos that will fit your book. Whether you're looking for the perfect book cover photo or photos to imbed within your work, these sites will lead you to professional images of African-Americans.

3. How to Manage Online Promotion
Many authors rely on online promotion and social networking to get the word out about their books. Successful online promotion can lead to burnout so having a solid plan of action can save the day.

4. Naked, Loosed, and Blessed
A reflection upon 3 of the 24 books that I've read by T.D. Jakes. An author whose writing has transformed my thoughts, encouraged my spirit, and impacted my life in a profound way.

5. Patches of Grey by Roy L. Pickering Jr.
A review of "Patches of Grey" a tale of reckless ambition, boundless optimism, ironclad convictions, bitter disillusionment, the complexity of race relations, the confusion of self-exploration, naivete of first love, inevitability of heartbreak, and the demise of innocence.

6. A-Town Veteran
A-Town Veteran is rough and explicit, but itís also gripping. My review of a book that I almost didn't bother to read.

7. Things to Avoid When Writing Interracial Romance
Interested in writing an interracial romance book? I don't blame you. Interracial romance is one of the biggest sellers in the romance genre. Find out how to make your interracial romance sparkle and stand out from the pack.

8. Yes You Do Need Book Reviews
The idea of seeking out book reviews can make an author cringe with fright but they are a vital part of the promotional process. I spell out ways to make the review hunt easier by highlighting tips that will help you along the way.

9. Benefits of Writing a Series
Have you noticed the rising popularity of writing a series in the writing industry? Commercially published and self-published authors are finding outrageous success with series.

10. Book Clubs Bring Success to Black Authors
There are book clubs specifically devoted to spreading the word about black authors and their books. Black writers often don't receive the mainstream exposure they deserve so it's crucial that they take advantage of the buzz book clubs can provide.



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