Tag Archives: indie publishing

Itch Got A Glitch

Itch was supposed to be published by now. Whether that meant clicking the magical button on Amazon KDP, or getting an offer of representation from an agent, I was supposed to have finished ‘Itch’ and be ready to launch it … Continue reading

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Book Trailers – Take 2!

So I just read about Jan Moran’s great news on her blog. She popped up in my inbox as a new Twitter follower and, as I usually do, I clicked through to learn more about her. What an inspiration. First … Continue reading

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Indie Book Promotion – The Dark Side

One of the fascinating aspects of becoming an indie author is, to my mind, the tremendous learning curve in terms of marketing that comes with self-publishing your book. E-books are big right now. Publishers’ Weekly reported that self-published titles topped 764,448 … Continue reading

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Reviews, reviews, reviews ….

Can’t live with ’em, can’t sell without ’em! Two new reviews for ‘Getting Some’ were added to my Amazon page today and to be honest, I’m not too sure how to take them. Read them for yourself here. One reviewer … Continue reading

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The Literary/Popular Divide

Has a romance novelist ever won a Pulitzer/Nobel Prize for literature? Any YA writers in possession of a MacArthur Genius Grant? A Guggenheim? These prizes are supposed to indicate great achievement in creating literary works of distinction, so why aren’t too many … Continue reading

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‘Getting Some’ – Free Promotion

I made this great word-cloud with the help of the folks over at Word It Out just to say that another free promotion (free giveaway of ‘Getting Some’) is coming soon, guys …. stay tuned!

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How To Say It Sucks

  So …. after getting two reviews on Amazon (go here to add your own review of ‘Getting Some’)  and finding out more about how reviews help to promote a book, I decided to start to read and review books by … 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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