Indie Life: Celebrating a Milestone

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

YA Author Series: Keywords and Tags

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

Indie Author Series: Author Pages

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

YA Indie Carnival: Do You Audiobook?

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?