Tag Archives: self-publishing

BOOKS, CANDY, AND THE CONUMDRUM OF SALESMANSHIP

  The most frightening experience of my childhood had nothing to do with monsters in the closet, bad dreams, vampires, werewolves, or the latest episode of The Twilight Zone. Those were the things normal children were afraid of. Every spring, … Continue reading

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The Body Odd or Why I Disappeared for Three Months…

After a three month hiatus, I’ve returned to the blogosphere. I wish I could say I’ve been busy doing something really interesting like backpacking the Himalayas or even working on my novel, but the truth is, I was coughing. I … Continue reading

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The Horrors of Self-Promotion

The Horrors of Self-Promotion.  Thank you Mr. Beaudoin. It does my heart good to know I’m not alone in this…

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KDP Select, Smashwords, Making Revisions to a Self Published Novel and a Reader’s Complaints

I realize the title of this post seems random, but that’s the kind of month I’ve had. It began with a complaint from a reader, a case of Shingles (I didn’t know what it was so I ignored it at first) and the joyful process … Continue reading

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$2.99 IS GOOD. FREE IS BETTER

Just letting you know… I’ve dropped price of The Bewitching Hour to $0.00! Free promotion lasts from 3/21 to 3/24 I’ve included an exerpt so you can give it a look. CHAPTER ONE Mayfair London, England 1815 Bloody hell! Eugene … Continue reading

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MORE SELF-PUBLISHING ON AMAZON!

I’ve been lax. I haven’t lit up the blogosphere with any inspirational witticisms or photos over the past few weeks, or written anything for my Publishing on Amazon series. I’ve been working on The Tattooed Angel and Lord knows I can’t do more than one thing at a … Continue reading

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THE DEVIL’S OWN LUCK IS FREE!!!

The Devil’s Own Luck (sequel to my historical romance, The Bewitching Hour) will be available as a free download on Jan. 3rd & 4th. Of the two novels, it’s my favorite because I had so much fun with the main characters, … Continue reading

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Self-Publishing on Amazon #5 Where is the Competition?

Unless you’ve recently emerged from a three-year coma, you’re probably aware that there is some controversy when it comes to self-publishing on Amazon. There are those who think Amazon is the holy grail for authors and publishing and there are those who believe that without effective competition, … Continue reading

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#3 Self-Publishing on Amazon & Free eBooks

One feature of the Kindle Direct Publishing Select program is the ability to offer your digital book for free, for up to five days during the ninety day enrollment period. The downside is, obviously, that you don’t get paid on the free books. This … Continue reading

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Self-Publishing on Amazon #2

There’s a lot to overcome when an author makes the decision to self-publish. Criticism is at the top of the list and some of that criticism is justified. There’s a lot of poorly written, poorly edited, poorly formatted, self-published crap out there.  When I decided … Continue reading

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