Tuesday Tidbits: Book Updates and Sale

Reviews, sales, newsletter subscribers, ads, blogs, cross-promotions, marketing…no wonder I feel I don’t have time to write. It takes time and effort after you have written and published your book. I recently added BookFunnel to my toolbox, and so far I have added 50+ subscribers to my newsletter. Like my blog, I try to keepContinue reading “Tuesday Tidbits: Book Updates and Sale”

Thursday Thoughts: To be(ta) or not to be(ta)

Are you a beta-reader? Have you ever used one? I think it is time to open up my newest work, a novel based on one of my science fiction short stories, to readers to gain some feedback on the story so far. In essence, the story is finished, the characters have had their adventure andContinue reading “Thursday Thoughts: To be(ta) or not to be(ta)”

Free Book Friday: May 21 – Reading & Writing Sites

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 haveContinue reading “Free Book Friday: May 21 – Reading & Writing Sites”

International Writers Day

So, a fellow writer, I’ll call her Sandra (because that’s her name), wished me a Happy International Writers Day. I’m glad she did because now I know. I often miss these types of days, but in the past, Google used to change their logo to celebrate milestones and days like this. I never noticed thatContinue reading “International Writers Day”

Thursday Thoughts: Writing

I’m going to take a few days off from writing here-I think. Unless something inspires me to craft something spectacular, I am going to spend some more time on my current project, a yet unnamed novel (or novella) based on a short story from my most recent book, The Knot at the End of theContinue reading “Thursday Thoughts: Writing”

Interview, Part II: Leon Stevens, Reader, Interviews Leon Stevens, Author

I have done a few interviews on some book blogs this year and have always enjoyed it. But then I thought, what would I say in an interview as a reader? Solution? Interview myself! So I did. As you can see, this is Part II, where I interview myself as an author this time. LeonContinue reading “Interview, Part II: Leon Stevens, Reader, Interviews Leon Stevens, Author”