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This Way for the Giveaway!!

I’m really pleased to report that gettingsomethenovel has a following of almost 1000 at the time of writing. I just wanted to take the time to say ‘thank you’ to everyone who follows the blog on Twitter and via email. … Continue reading

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Be Careful What You Wish For …

And what did I wish for? Reviews. Tonnes of reviews. Reviews until my Amazon Kindle page could hardly hold them. Lol! Be careful what you wish for! I got my first rather bad review today (3 stars) and apparently ‘Getting … Continue reading

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Another great review!

Celebrating another 5-star review on Amazon today. Just in the nick of time as the past few days have been rather ho-hum in terms of the book. It just felt like readers’ interest in ‘Getting Some’ was stagnating a bit. … Continue reading

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The Numbers

So…. most of the way through the first day of my free promotion on Amazon Kindle, ‘Getting Some’ has been downloaded over 600 times and is #1 in the top 100 Free African American Women’s Fiction category! http://www.amazon.com/Best-Sellers-Kindle-Store-African-American-Womens-Fiction/zgbs/digital-text/6190460011/ref=zg_bs_fvp_p_f_6190460011?_encoding=UTF8&tf=1   Of course, … Continue reading

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Party Over Here!!

Today I’m celebrating! There was a party in my house early this morning when we realised that a second great review had been posted on Amazon about ‘Getting Some’. As a new author, it is amazingly gratifying when even one … Continue reading

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Friday Freebie!

Is it really Friday again already? Wow! Anyway, Friday means it’s time to publish another extract from ‘Getting Some’. Today’s extract is from Chapter 32 – Tasha’s just sold her engagement ring from Kerin after she ran the wrong way … Continue reading

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How to Choose A Title

You’ve done it. The book you slaved over for the past few months (or years) of your life is finally finished and about to go into final editing stage. Suddenly, somehow, the working title you thought was so cool 70,000 … Continue reading

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Kindle Nation Daily

And we’re on Kindle Nation Daily today! http://kindlenationdaily.com/2013/05/kindle-daily-deals-for-thursday-may-2-new-bestsellers-all-priced-at-2-99-or-less-kiki-terrells-getting-some/  

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Promotion Commotion

So, self-publishing is wayyyyyyyy less about the literary merits of your book than it is about marketing, I’ve learned. If you’re wondering why your Great (American/Caribbean/British/Other territory) novel isn’t at the top of the Amazon best-sellers list, and there’s a … Continue reading

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