Monthly Archives: February 2017

Kindle Countdown Deal – Results

Last week, I had my first Kindle Countdown Deal for my novel Love, Lies & Clones. If you remember back to my comments in my 30 day and 60 day self-publishing update, I raised the price of my novel to $2.99 … Continue reading

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I Need Your Vote! (& How to Advertise Kindle Scout)

First off, I’m asking for a favor. If you have an Amazon login, would you head over to Kindle Scout and nominate my novel, Blood & Holy Water? Voting ends March 5th. (Thank you in advance.) Kindle Scout is Amazon’s publishing … Continue reading

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1000 True Fans – Make Your Blog Work for You!

In my quest to find 1000 “true” fans, February’s focus is on growing your fan base through social media. The suggestion is to have two platforms and focus on them. For me it’s Facebook and Twitter. (Many people have luck with … Continue reading

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Cover Reveals or Cover Input?

I’m partaking in a HUGE event right now for writers and lovers of stories of suspense called Mystery Thriller Week. (Check out the giant calendar of events HERE.) Somewhere during the preparation for this event, I was asked by author … Continue reading

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Crime Division: Medications as a Murder Weapon (in Fiction Writing, Of Course) Joynell Schultz, PharmD, RPh

Originally posted on Mystery Thriller Week:
Hmmm… You have someone to kill. You need a creative way, and the old-fashioned gun, knife, rope, or pillow suffixation simply won’t do. Using a medication sounds intriguing. In the alphabet soup of drugs,…

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Check Out These FREE eBook (and How To Design Your Own Promo)

In my blog post earlier this week, I mentioned that I was coordinating a newsletter growing promotion. Well, here it is… Sound the trumpets! There’s something for everyone in this promotion. (Woman’s fiction to science fiction. Romance to children’s reading books. Fantasy to general literature.) Continue reading

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Lessons Learned; 60 Days of Self-Publishing

Sixty days have passed since self-publishing my novel, Love, Lies & Clones. I posted about my lessons learned in the first 30 days HERE. I wanted to focus on the second 30 days with this post. They have been PAINFUL! … Continue reading

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