Monthly Archives: January 2017

Preparing for Kindle Scout (Again!)

Once again, I’m submitting a novel to Kindle Scout. In October I had submitted Love, Lies & Clones to the program. I had no idea what I was doing. Now, I thought I’d try again…this time with a little more … Continue reading

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1000 True Fans – Mission 4: Platform

Wow. Thanks for sticking with me for an entire month as I attempt to grow my mailing list this year. If you would like to get caught up on previous weeks, check out the 1000 “True” Fan Landing Page. Review of … Continue reading

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Writing Tip: Filtering Filter Words

As I’m working through the last edits for BLOOD & HOLY WATER, I am feverishly cutting out filter words. This is an alternating POV novel (3rd person) and my filter words are OUT OF CONTROL! When I learned about these … Continue reading

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Quick Escape – FREE Fantasy Short Story Collection

I (finally) put together a collection of short stories that I want to give away free as a thank you for reading my blog. If you’re interested, they’re available exclusively through this link or by clicking the book title below. You can … Continue reading

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1000 True Fans – Mission 3: Bribery!

It’s week three already. For the previous two posts in this series, see WEEK 1 or WEEK 2. Review of Past Week (Social Media): Success! In my quest to achieve 1000 True Fans, this week was easy. Ask people to … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned; First 30 Days of Self-Publishing

Since deciding to self-publish my novel, Love, Lies & Clones, I scoured the internet and obsessed over every “My First 30 Days of Self-Publishing” post; intrigued by everyone’s experience. All of them were slightly disappointing and had the same theme. … Continue reading

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Need a book? Don’t Miss These Promos

I just wanted to let everyone know of two limited time promotions I’m participating in. It’s a great time to load up your kindle. One focuses on Speculative fiction novels and the other on mysteries/thrillers. (Of course Love, Lies & Clones is … Continue reading

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