Free Book Friday March 17: No Conversation but a free short story!

April is going to be a busy month. Not only is it National Poetry Month, but the last books of my science fiction trilogy, The Final View, is coming out on April 17. In hindsight, I should have released it later, but there is a reason for the date I chose. On the Prime Reading front,Continue reading “Free Book Friday March 17: No Conversation but a free short story!”

Free Book Friday March 10: Freeders vs. Readers

A few months ago, I wrote about the marketing approach that many authors use to get readers to give their book(s) a chance: Free books, as opposed to discounted books, always get more downloads, although I have heard that many of those free books go unread or are forgotten. An indie author’s mailing list isContinue reading “Free Book Friday March 10: Freeders vs. Readers”

Free Book Friday March 3: In Conversation with ChatGPT

On now: The View from Here on sale! In Conversation with ChatGPT This entire interview was created solely by a human mind—Mine. No AI was ever considered for the task. Today I have the pleasure of sitting down with ChatGPT. Thanks for dropping by. Should I call you Chat or Mr. GPT? YOU’LL SOON BEContinue reading “Free Book Friday March 3: In Conversation with ChatGPT”

Free Book Friday Feb 24: What Bugs you and a no spoiler book review (spoiler: I didn’t like it)

I’ll tell you what bugs me. Books that have stuff that doesn’t make sense. As a writer, I try my hardest to eliminate plot holes, inconsistencies, and continuity issues in my books. My beta readers have pointed out things that I wasn’t aware of, like having a character walk on sharp rocks in bare feetContinue reading “Free Book Friday Feb 24: What Bugs you and a no spoiler book review (spoiler: I didn’t like it)”

Free Book Friday Feb 17: Ahhrrgg!

Have you ever finished putting your blog post together only to hit the wrong button which makes it disappear? This wouldn’t be the first time I’ve done it, but this post is the second iteration of Free Book Friday. While I’m on it, it bothers me that some platform’s comment sections don’t allow for theContinue reading “Free Book Friday Feb 17: Ahhrrgg!”

Free Book Friday Feb 10: In Conversation with M.K. Weaving

M.K. Weaving was born and raised in Finland in a very small village with no street lights. She now lives in Florida with her husband. She collects seashells and takes photos of the tropical beaches in Southern Florida. M.K. loves sci-fi and classic films, and has always loved writing and all things creative. Many ofContinue reading “Free Book Friday Feb 10: In Conversation with M.K. Weaving”

Free Book Friday Feb 3: Brrr…

Depending on where you are, you might think it’s cold, and depending where you are, you might be wrong … or right. What people can tolerate is relative to what they are used to, which is why when it hits the freezing point, out come the winter coats or the t-shirts. The first time itContinue reading “Free Book Friday Feb 3: Brrr…”

Free Book Friday Jan 27: Review copies are free books, right?

Why are there no new promos this week? If you are a reader, you might be asking that. Well, not that there is any reason behind it, but most month long promos start on, well, the beginning of the month, so, yeah, I guess that it a good reason. Easy to keep track of andContinue reading “Free Book Friday Jan 27: Review copies are free books, right?”

Free Book Friday Jan 20: Free Books and Supermarket Samples

If an author gives you a free book, what are the chances you will purchase another from them? Well, if you don’t like it because of the story, excessive use of profanity, content, poor (or no) editing, or it’s not your preferred genre, then the chances are zero. It’s like those free samples at theContinue reading “Free Book Friday Jan 20: Free Books and Supermarket Samples”

Free Book Friday Jan 13: In Conversation returns!

In Conversation With: Patrick Johns Born and raised in Ramsey, New Jersey, Patrick Johns attended university at Virginia Tech, obtaining an engineering and mathematics degree. Go Hokies! However, writing is Patrick’s true passion. After writing his first novel, Junkland, the first book in The Hoarding series, Patrick left his engineering job to teach English overseas.Continue reading “Free Book Friday Jan 13: In Conversation returns!”