Category Archives: Marketing novels

Reviews Again: What I Have Learned

My previous post on book reviews was based on my long-held belief that someone actually read a book before reviewing it. Not so. I am currently reading Book Publishing 101 by Martha Maeda. In her book, Maeda makes the distinction … Continue reading

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Reconsidering Smashwords

Smashwords and Amazon I published e-books on Smashwords before I published them on Amazon Kindle. Then Amazon’s KDP Select program came along and all my writer friends advised me that I should join. It took some time, but I unpublished … Continue reading

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Book Marketing Baby Steps Part 3: Mind Your Manners

A Belated Thank You First, my thanks go out to Joshua Rushton at Minecraft Books Blog for publishing my author interview. While gaming is his focus, his interviews are with authors of a variety of genres, so check him out. When … Continue reading

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Book Marketing Baby Steps, Part 2

“I do my work at the same time each day – the last minute.” ~Author Unknown It’s still Thursday somewhere. At least that is what I have been telling myself the past couple of hours as I struggle to write … Continue reading

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After the Blog Hop: Book Marketing Baby Steps, Part 1

It’s Thursday, and, as promised, I’m here to report on my first week of book marketing. The “as promised” was an important first step. Without it, I probably wouldn’t be posting today because if there is one thing I am … Continue reading

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Making Connections

“You have no friends” was the message that popped up on the first social media site I joined. That pretty much sums up my networking skills. By the time D’Vorah Lansky’s Book Marketing Challenge invitation arrived in my e-mail, I was … Continue reading

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Novel Series or Serialized Novel?

Recently, I settled down with my Kindle to read a book that was described as the first in a series. The opening scene was captivating, and the story drew me in immediately. I was zipping through the chapters, eager to … Continue reading

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