I took advantage of a few promotional deals on a couple of websites, and put my book on sale. So, after a few days, the book has cracked to overall top 50 000, and the top 500 in some other categories. I've very happy with the rating as well. It was supposed to be on … Continue reading Wonderful Wednesday: Book Rankings
There is a radio show on CBC here in Canada that occasionally does a feature called SYNTH: Songs You Need To Hear. Now, I can't say to someone, "You'll like this song" (or book for that matter) because I can't presume that others will share my taste in music (or books), so it is safer … Continue reading Music Monday: Songs You Might Want to Hear- Ben Howard
NaNoWriMo Totals to Date: 15 380 words, 22 cups of coffee, one cup of Earl Grey, one cup of tea (unknown), two glasses of Rum & Coke, one glass cabernet, and a half pint of Session IPA. Just a short one from about a year ago: https://linesbyleon.com/2020/12/27/i-am-not-going-to-write-a-list/ -Leon
NNaNoWriMo Totals to Date: 11 400 words, 15 cups of coffee, one cup of Earl Grey, one cup of tea (unknown), two glasses of Rum &Coke, one glass of cabernet, and a half-pint of a Session IPA. Here are two reading related posts from early in my blogging ... Journey? Foray? Venture? Career? —no, definitely … Continue reading Time Machine Tuesday: Reading and Watching
Everyone likes free. Free books bring readers into your world, and introduces them to your writing at no risk. Sure, they may have to sign-up for my newsletter—depending where they have heard of it, but that’s marketing. The first place I published my free sample eBook was on KOBO (now Rakutan-Kobo). It was pretty easy … Continue reading Tuesday Tirade: Yet Another Aggravation Courtesy of Amazon.
I have written several posts about reviews. It can be one of the most frustrating aspects of being an author. Many platforms are set up to guide readers to free review copies, and even though they say that reviews are not guaranteed, one would think that if someone downloads your review copy from a book … Continue reading Review Platforms: Take my free books, please.
Today's serving is originally from my very first website/blog. I was new at everything, so many of the posts were short, and I seemed to always come up with a amusing survey to end each of them. I believe that this one was inspired by a Goodreads thread. Enjoy! Reading: Paper or eBook -If you … Continue reading Second Chance Sunday: March 28
After some feedback and design tips, I decided to go with a more monochrome/B&W concept to emulate the early days of science fiction writing. I have narrowed it down to five choices. Which one catches your eye? Take the Survey: Book Cover Survey or make your comments below. Your input is appreciated! -Leon You can … Continue reading Book Covers Part 3: The Finalists
My original: After some feedback: For # 4 and 5 I cleaned up the font. #6 is just for color comparison Which one catches your eye?
I would like your opinion on a new cover design. What I was going for was a cover that was reminiscent of the early science fiction writers. Like? Dislike? Is it compelling? Any feedback is appreciated. -Leon