Ruthe McDonald


An Author of Seven publications, including three inspirational books, Ruthe McDonald is an author, editor, copywriter, consultant, and businesswoman. Founder and CFO of Johnrue Publishing, an independent publishing, and consulting boutique, Ms. McDonald is also the owner of RueFox, Inc.—a conglomerate of small businesses ranging from beauty, technology, food, and inspirational products. She is actively involved with several nonprofit organizations which earned her a seat on the Board of Governors for the National Association of Nonprofits and Executives. Ms. McDonald is an editor at for it's African American Culture site. Her weekly inspirational blog can be read at,

Her next novel, The Devil's After Me, will be released in Spring of 2017

Smashwords Interview

What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
Hands down, without a doubt, the most effective book marketing technique for me has been word of mouth. No matter how many marketing tools you use or learn or pay for; at the end of the day, it is word-of-mouth that will remain—in my opinion—the most effective marketing technique.
Describe your desk
Ha! My desk is organized chaos. To someone else, it may look like a mess, disorganized with papers, files, and notes all over the place. But I know exactly where everything is. It [my desk] tends to get a bit chaotic when I am in full writing and editing zone, and it is crunch time for a book release. The truth is, I have notes, storylines, idea changes that came to me in the middle of the night, written on these papers. I know what each paper it and where it belongs and what story it goes with. If someone moves at least one paper, I will know! It will throw everything off,
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Reflections: God's Grace is Sufficient Volume II
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,920. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Reflections is a weekly devotional to encourage and uplift your soul. Whatever storms or trials you may face in life; be assured that God's grace is sufficient to see you through. Find encouragement for your heart and soul through this weekly devotional that will take you through the entire year.

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