But first, Inktober day 14: Helmet October 14: Helmet All previous drawings: https://linesbyleon.com/inktober/ In Conversation With Author/Poet T.J. Christoff About the interviews: When I published my first book, I looked for ways to reach new readers, and being a brand new author, participating in various book bloggers interviews was a good way to start. Some … Continue reading Free Book Friday, Book Review and my latest Interview: In Conversation With Author T.J. Christoff
Are you superstitious? Did anything bad ever happen to you on Friday the thirteenth? I'm not superstitious, but I won't walk under a ladder - that's just dangerous. Here are a few common ones: The Number 13: With the exception of the horror movie(s), nothing bad happens in Friday the 13th, does it? Some hotels … Continue reading Bad Luck Free Book Friday the 13th?
Similar to StoryOrigin, BookFunnel allows authors to advertise their books to each other's audience. I decided to give it a try because all exposure helps. I have connected with some authors through StoryOrigin and have already done the same on this new platform. Coming on Monday, don't miss a conversation with poet/writer/composer Abigail de Niverville. I … Continue reading Free Book Friday: BookFunnel makes its debut!
I remember reading The Guinness Book of World Records as a young boy. Now, many of the records that fascinated me were the weird ones (some aren't allowed anymore for obvious reasons), like the guy who ate an entire bicycle, the longest fingernails, and many others. Physical records are often broken during the Olympics, but … Continue reading Free Book Friday: The Olympics – Part 5 Records
After waffling for months, I finally decided to join BookFunnel. The biggest obstacle was price. It's not expensive, buy I'm am already using StoryOrigin, so It's kind of like paying for cable and Netflix. And I'm cheap. Well, maybe thrifty, or money-conscience. The main reason to bite the bullet was to reach new readers (along … Continue reading Free Book Friday: New giveaway platform
I recently ran a promo with Itsy Bitsy Book Bits which gave their pool of reviewers free access to my poetry book. I unfortunately did not see any sales, but the reviews that I received put my BookBub total to 21, Goodreads to 37, and Amazon to 14. This made me ponder the appropriateness of … Continue reading Monday Musings: Author’s Comments
Neighborhood Lending Libraries You have seen them. Those little houses on posts with the glass doors next to the sidewalk. There are several around that I frequent. Since many public libraries were closed during the pandemic, they did come in handy. I always wonder about the etiquette though. Do I: Return the book to its … Continue reading Free Book Friday: The Little Library that Could
The story behind Free Book Friday: I've met many authors and readers during my time marketing, cross-promoting, and blogging. I think writers have a responsibility to inform readers about all the indie authors out there in the very crowded world of book publishing. You can't do it alone, and why would you when you have … Continue reading Free Book Friday: July 7 – Is free a good thing?
Always nice to see your book mentioned in a post so I thought I would share it! Finding books to read can be challenging. There are so many options. In today’s post I’ll catch you up on what I’ve been reading recently along with a short review. Maybe you will find a potential match to … Continue reading What I’ve Been Reading: Short Reviews — Love.Inspire.Learn.
The story behind Free Book Friday: I've met many authors and readers during my time marketing, cross-promoting, and blogging. I think writers have a responsibility to inform readers about all the indie authors out there in the very crowded world of book publishing. You can't do it alone, and why would you when you have … Continue reading Free Book Friday: July 2