Well, my latest Kindle promotion has come to a close. Based on the results, I'm disappointed but there were many aspects of this that are my own fault and the rest I leave up to indie author suppression across social media due to pay to play and the ass backwards algorithms that make it impossible … Continue reading Full Disclosure | Marketing My Books at $.99 Was a Complete #Failure
Or am I just wayyy behind the times? (Seems more likely) Do you video? I recently posed this question to the #WritingCommunity hashtag on Twitter but only received one real response. However, that's a very popular hashtag so it's easy for individual tweets to get buried in the stream. My question is: do you think … Continue reading Is #Video the New Way to go for #Authors?
Let me start off by saying this definitely isn't a rant and I'm not complaining...much. You'd think after self-publishing eight books, I'd have this whole marketing thing figured out. Of course, I thought I did BEFORE but now, times have changed and so have most of these platforms. Now I'm not saying some super marketing … Continue reading Even After Eight Books | Book Promoting is HARD!
HAPPY SUNDAY! Recently I stumbled upon a new smart phone APP called Periscope by Twitter. If you haven't seen it or tried it yet you really need to check it out. Periscope allows you to see or share what you're doing in real time from anywhere in the world. Yes, it's live streaming anywhere in … Continue reading I’m So Excited to Have #Book #Scents on the #Blog Today!
I've decided to start a new Facebook page, solely for The Razor's Adventure series. If you have a moment, please stop by and give it a "LIKE." Thank you!
https://www.thunderclap.it/projects/24769-hoist-the-colors-mates Hey everyone, Sorry to interrupt your day…well okay, no I’m not because I really need your help with something. I have a new book launching on April 14, 2015 and I’m trying something new this time called Thunderclap. First of all, it’s FREE and EASY. You just click on the link and sign up … Continue reading DEMONS & PEARLS On #Thunderclap! Can You Help Me Hoist the Colors?
One of the things about being a writer is believe it or not, if we publish a book and send it out into the world for the first time, we definitely hope someone reads it. Writers spend hundreds of hours at their craft and then even more editing, rewriting and tweaking a story because of … Continue reading Getting There From Here – How Do I Get My Books In Your Hands?
Well do you? Don't get me wrong, I'm not advocating that all of you wake up tomorrow and remove the filters that keep you from getting whacked up side your heads but when the chips are down and the oportunity presents itself to just open your mouth and say what's on your mind, do you … Continue reading Typical Midnight Inspiration: Do You Speak Your Mind?
One of my favorite Facebook pages to peruse is Pirates Among Us. She always has the best of everything pirate! We've struck up a friendship through our mutual love of pirate lore etc. and through this, I not only found more treasure than I could have imagined but she is also a published author! Click … Continue reading Get Flushed by J.J. Nikitin!
The other day, I held an advanced ebook copy contest on my Facebook event for the upcoming book signing party for The Blue Diamond. One of the winners not only finished reading the book already but also posted a short but sweet review on my Facebook page. "Oh my goodness what a wonderful adventure with … Continue reading A Short but Sweet Review of The Blue Diamond – The Razor’s Edge