If you had told me months ago that I wouldn't be working on any banquets or major events in May, I would have laughed in your face. Seriously. It would have looked something like this. I had a scholarship banquet and corporate annual meeting on my plate (those I do every year), a product launch, … Continue reading How is the virus changing book sales?
Every second Wednesday of the month, indie writers band together to post a little inspiration for the journey. This month, I write to celebrate a milestone. On January 11th, 2014, my first novel, Of Sun & Moon, rocketed to #1 on the Amazon U.S. Top Free eBook list in two categories: Teen & YA Supernatural Mystery and … Continue reading Indie Life: Celebrating a Milestone
I'm constantly experimenting with keywords and tags. They are a must need for any author trying to sell books online. Tags can help readers find your books. Amazon has what I feel is the most advanced system for tag/keyword use. If you publish through Amazon's Kindle Direct Publishing, you can designate two categories for your … Continue reading YA Author Series: Keywords and Tags
Like my wise old lady pic? Thought I needed an intellectual look as I dish out advice on this week's Indie Author Series subject...Author Pages. New indie authors often make author profiles/pages their first venture into the insanity that is modern book marketing. I'm included. I remember spending a couple of weeks building my initial … Continue reading Indie Author Series: Author Pages
I don't. My books aren't published as audiobooks and I don't listen to audiobooks. Well, not usually, when I got my first kindle I tended to use the text-to-speech function quite a bit, but that's the closest I've come. Don't get me wrong, I am intrigued by them. In college, I co-hosted a weekly radio … Continue reading YA Indie Carnival: Do You Audiobook?
Did you know that I am a "bad ace". Wait a sec, I have to pick my husband off the floor because he's laughing so hard. Anyway, I'm one of the "bad ace" authors hosting the Official Callum & Harper Blog Tour. The tour will stop here on December 16th. I'll interview C&H Author Fisher … Continue reading Dec. 16 Tour Stop