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Kindle Scout

Well, I saw on another blog that an author was pleased one of his books had been chosen via this – I’d never heard of it so as usual off I went to satisfy my curiosity….the web sends me off on lots of detours when I’m doing one thing (in this case checking emails) and something spurs my curiosity. 184 more words

Promotion

My Early Christmas Present: the B.R.A.G. Medallion For After The Sucker Punch

One of the most challenging aspects of being an indie author is the sheer volume of tasks related to marketing your own book. What traditionally published authors look to their publishers to offer, or at least implement, in terms of promotion and marketing, indie authors do all by their lonesome, unless they are fortunate enough to be able to work with a publicist (which I’ll be doing on my next book!). 835 more words

Freshly Baked Books: The Abortionist’s Daughter

Elisa DeCarlo tackles a hot-button issue in her latest novel: abortion.

The Abortionist’s Daughter, a recently self-published novel, deals with the issue of desperate women wanting to end an unwanted pregnancy, but also with a woman establishing her independence and seeking a career in 1916 and with coming to terms with her father, a convicted felon and heavy drinker. 645 more words

Book Reviews

Why Do Indie Authors Fail? Just Read Rock My World By Sharisse Coulter

Jenna’s best friend kisses her rock star husband, she makes up with her husband, she finds out her husband and her best friend secretly dated in high school while she and her husband were broken up—and all of this happens in thirty pages (my version had 199 pages.)!  903 more words

Book Review

Why Self-Publishing Is Vital To New Writers

You might have observed how the electronic world has advanced. For the very first time ever, more self -published books were apparently self-published in 2008 while 76% of all books introduced in 2009 were regarded as self-published. 800 more words

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