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The Importance of an Internet Presence
"Look at those thousands of books!" I said to a fellow author while visiting a book store. What's an author to do? Whether you self-published or traditionally published, your book has to get in front of the reading and book buying public. Today it's the Internet. And I am so happy to have found Theodocia at http://www.coldcoffeecafe.com. She has really helped me to get my books out there on…
Added by Linda Maria Frank on February 20, 2015 at 9:11am — No Comments
My latest dystopian sci-fi THE END TIME is being featured on Free Kindle Books and Tips. It's on sale today! Please check it out. Combined reviews 4.6 out of 5 stars.
In the future there is a device that will show you how and when you will die. Bob Bradly has forty-eight hours to save everyone on the planet.
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Feb 6, 2015 - LOS ANGELES -- Theresa M. Moore, author of such independently published works as Destiny's Forge and The Most Important Science Fiction Films of The 20th Century, has published In My Considered Opinion: Blogs & Essays On Writing, Publishing, And…Continue
Added by Theresa M. Moore on February 6, 2015 at 2:06pm — No Comments
It’s Monday morning and my weekend promotional blitz is winding down though I am still selling books. I must say the results of my blitz were quite surprising. Four years ago, when I first started indie publishing my large catalog of titles, I spent a small fortune on advertising on reader-friendly sites like KND and Kindleboards. They were considered the biggies and prices and competition were high.
I never got a return on my investment. Yes, I did sell a lot of books, and I…Continue
Added by Neil Ostroff on February 2, 2015 at 11:35am — No Comments
Well look at that!
We've already made one major success this year! We completed the month of January 2015! You read that right, the first month of the brand new year, 2015, is now OVER! How does it feel? What goals had you set for this month? Did you reach them? Did you…
Added by Marilynn Dawson on January 30, 2015 at 8:49pm — No Comments
My promotional blitz for my literary suspense books, AS IT IS IN HEAVEN (my newest release) and DROP OUT (my best seller) is now on day two. Today DROP OUT is featured on People Reads http://www.peoplereads.com/ about half way down the site.
The second promotion today is also for DROP OUT. It is with Riffle.com a subscription based site that sends recommended books to readers looking for their types of books. If you…Continue
Added by Neil Ostroff on January 28, 2015 at 11:11am — No Comments
My promotional blitz for my literary suspense books, AS IT IS IN HEAVEN (my newest release) and DROP OUT (my best seller) begins today and lasts through the weekend! First stop is Kindle Books and Tips, http://wp.me/p2b82w-6yi where DROP OUT is featured about half way down the site.
The second promotion today is for AS IT IS IN HEAVEN and that is on Bargain Booksy http://bargainbooksy.com/ Again,…Continue
Added by Neil Ostroff on January 27, 2015 at 10:24am — No Comments
Now that my latest book is complete I can focus my energies on marketing and promotion. In the coming days my books are going to be featured on numerous websites, blogs, and book listings. I’ve taken out paid promotional spots on some of the top reader’s sites. I’m curious to see how this affects sales.
In the past I have not been a big proponent of paying websites to advertise my books. I was relying mostly on my own developed platform and word-of-mouth. This worked for a…Continue
Added by Neil Ostroff on January 26, 2015 at 11:32am — No Comments
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The independent author and publisher of science fiction adventure and nonfiction books will offer one ebook title for free to ring in the new year.
Jan. 16, 2015 - LOS ANGELES -- Theresa M. Moore, author of such independently published works as Destiny's Forge and A Pirate's Daughter, is offering a single ebook title from her list for free for a limited time, and only from her web site Antellus. This offering will operate on a rotating schedule and…
Added by Theresa M. Moore on January 16, 2015 at 12:35pm — No Comments
I’m very proud to announce the release of my follow up to my Amazon best seller, DROP OUT. AS IT IS IN HEAVEN (Literary philosophical thriller) is now available worldwide. Get you copy today! Thank you.
End of life is only the beginning.
Collin Weaver has died in a horrible car crash. A beautiful woman named Heaven appears at the wreck like an angel of mercy but Heaven is no angel. Transporting Collin into anonymous lives, he embarks on a harrowing journey…Continue
Added by Neil Ostroff on January 15, 2015 at 6:00pm — No Comments
I used to be a “neat freak” – maybe not on the level of antiseptic obsession – but I’ve always I liked order over chaos. As time and kids have molded me – I have learned to accept a certain level of untidiness. But garbage still bothers me. Garbage is that stuff that is completely unusable – even by the slugs and ants of the world. When nature’s cleaners can’t handle the mess we’ve made – we’re in trouble.
We live in the countryside so we have a few alternatives that city…Continue
Added by Ann Frailey on January 14, 2015 at 5:59pm — No Comments
I recently read an excerpt from a famous person’s blog which stated that she had never been comfortable with her body and had resorted to plastic surgery to make herself more attractive. I don’t name the celebrity simply because the story is all to familiar. I know of countless individuals who aren’t famous and feel the need to “change” something to make themselves more attractive. Is that a problem? The cosmetic industry might not think so. Nor any industry built around our insecurities…Continue
Added by Ann Frailey on January 13, 2015 at 6:34am — No Comments
What stirs the imagination often directs the soul. When you look at the fiction available to young people today – to all people really – it doesn’t take a great leap of logic to wonder if there is a correlation between what grief people read and what grief people inflict.
I often read historical biographies, and I find them fascinating because there does seem to be a strong connection between the way a person grows up and the way they use power as an adult. Not everyone grows up to…Continue
Added by Ann Frailey on January 7, 2015 at 5:08pm — No Comments
Epiphany used to conjure up images of the three Wise-Men who came from the east to honor the infant Christ as Lord and King. Later, as men and traditions waxed and waned, it came to simply mean a highlight – a sudden and profound understanding. The divine intervention aspect was shrouded by a modern dedication…Continue
Added by Ann Frailey on January 5, 2015 at 8:20pm — No Comments
Indie authors can give themselves the greatest opportunity to sell more books if they create interest long before the book is in print. By giving focus to how you’re going to promote and market your book before it is out there in the world will assist you to plan and organise your marketing campaign for optimal sales.
Usually, self-published authors seek out reliable book reviews and/or endorsements as a means to market their book and persuade readers to buy it. This is a great…Continue
Added by Maggie Anderson on January 4, 2015 at 12:30am — No Comments
As a child growing up I had a tendency to get things mixed up. For a while, I actually thought that “The pursuit of happiness” was one of the Ten Commandments. It was a revelation to realize that I was not commanded to pursue happiness. In fact, as I got older and began to read and re-read scripture, I discovered a rather contrary expectation – that God wants us to offer ourselves to Him freely, as He offers Himself freely to us.
I can’t think of a better model for this approach to…Continue
Added by Ann Frailey on January 1, 2015 at 10:02am — No Comments
No one can predict the future. Only God knows the future. Still, every year, people make all sorts of predictions about the coming year. I don’t make predictions. I don’t feel qualified to do so. Besides, usually only about half of the predictions made come true, meaning anyone has a 50-50 chance of making a true prediction.
Here are a few predictions I have seen for…Continue
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