Just to one-up our neighbours* to the south, the day to celebrate the founding of the nation of Canada is on July 1. How old is Canada? Without looking it up, I admit I have no idea. 150 years is my best guess. Does it matter? Not really. I'm glad to have grown up in … Continue reading Free Book Friday July 1: It’s Canada Day. Does it matter?
Dane Cobain (High Wycombe, UK) is a published author, freelance writer and (occasional) poet and musician with a passion for language and learning. When he’s not working on his next release, he can be found reading and reviewing books while trying not to be distracted by Wikipedia. In Conversation With: Dane Cobain Today I have … Continue reading Free Book Friday June 24: In Conversation with Dane Cobain
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09PC3N678 New and Improved! 0.0022 % longer! More closure / Less disappointment!* Epilogue included - Same price *more closure and less disappointment cannot be guaranteed. Without any fanfare, I added an epilogue to my published book, The View from Here. Here is the story behind the story: [Spoiler Alert if you haven’t read the book. … Continue reading Free Book Friday June 18: The View from Here now just a little bit longer.
[insert tumbleweed here] Sometimes I write my blog post the day before, other times I wait till that late minute and hope for the best. Guess what time this is (or was, by the time you read it). Just a heads up: In 10 days, to celebrate Father's day, I'll be putting my first sci-fi … Continue reading Free Book Friday June 11: Drawin’ a blank.
Most indie authors have free books. Some, with a larger catalogue of books, will give away their first book , the first book in a series, or perhaps one of the shorter ones. Other authors will offer the first few chapters or a short excerpt. Whatever the freebie, the first goal is to introduce new … Continue reading Free Book Friday June 3: My Free Books
In Conversation With: B.L. Escobar Today I have the pleasure of sitting down with author B.L. Escobar. Thanks for dropping by. Can I offer you anything to drink? Usually I'd say a flat white, but my first book is out so let's pop the bubbly! According to your last newsletter, you spent some time in … Continue reading Free Book Friday, May 27: In Conversation With B.L. Escobar
I have a couple of interviews in the queue ('queue' would make a good Wordle word, wouldn't it?), but nothing for this week. Sometimes it just works that way, doesn't it. So, here's a bit of me being interviewed for a change. I was interviewed on May 9th, on Book Club Mom's blog, I thought … Continue reading Free Book Friday, May 19: No Conversation? Shhh.
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 May 13: In Conversation with B.G. Howard
Sarah Xanxa Wallace (AKA Xanxa Symanah and Xanxa Raggatt) has always been involved in creative writing. In fact, before she learned to read and write, she would make up stories, telling them to anyone who would listen, or simply reciting them to herself when she lacked an audience. Today I have the pleasure of sitting … Continue reading Free Book Friday May 6: In Conversation With Xanxa Symanah
It's never good when an editor emails you and asks why the book that you are part of is not in your newsletter. Oops?You did write it down, didn't you?I did. But you see my desk?Nope, There's too much stuff on—Ahh, got it. Seriously. No excuses here. I hope that you will check out our … Continue reading Free Book Friday April 29: It’s never good . . .