Kindle Countdown deals and why do them
Marketing

Kindle Countdown deals and why do them…

If you are an independent writer, I am going to guess that you are publishing on Amazon.  I am also going to assume that you have opted to place your book in the Kindle Select program to maximize the profit out of your novel.  If a book is under Kindle Select, one of the things… Continue reading Kindle Countdown deals and why do them…

Writing a good action scene
Writing

Writing a good action scene…

In case you’re wondering why a romance writer is discussing good action scenes, I am going to call your attention to Gone With the Wind.  Yes, it’s outdated, sexist with a romanticized view of slavery, but it’s a historical romance with some amazing action scenes.  And I’m not talking when Scarlett slapped Rhett Butler before… Continue reading Writing a good action scene…

Goodreads and why aren’t you using it
Self-Publishing, Writing

Goodreads and why aren’t you using it?

When I published by first book, I didn’t think too much about Goodreads.  If you’re not familiar with it, Goodreads is a social media platform specially created for readers and writers. Created in 2007, it started as a way for people to get reviews from friends instead of relying on the reviews from traditional reviewer. … Continue reading Goodreads and why aren’t you using it?

Writing Basics – How to start your project…
Writing

Writing Basics – How to start your project…

You have been dreaming of this morning your entire life and have decided to start writing a book.  Congratulations, writing a book is a daunting task, so I congratulate you on your bravery.  You’re going to find yourself facing writer’s block, rejection, marketing challenges, time management concern, formatting and editing difficulties, and my personal favorite… Continue reading Writing Basics – How to start your project…