Do you think the Akakies will visit us soon? I do love a good joke. Well wow, you would not believe that this was Sean Robins first book! At the end when I read his short bio and discovered he's a teacher, that made sense - because the book, especially for a first novel, is… Continue reading Book Review – The Crimson Deathbringer by Sean Robins
Do they really work? Well for me they do. If you are thinking of following the steps below to set up an ad I would suggest you do something first. Go to Amazon, put in books and then write your category in the search bar. This will bring up 400 pages of books in your… Continue reading Amazon Advertising – How to set one up
Amazon kdp select and Advertising Some people don't rate Amazon, a friend of mine has stopped buying from them due to their tax evasion policies... however, let's face it, Amazon is a book lover's paradise and they are, after all, the world's number 1 book seller. So as indie authors we really are losing out… Continue reading Let’s get our books noticed… and make some money!
Yes! Well in my experience anyway, and I've been an indie author for three years now. In fact yesterday I removed some of my books from various other sites - from which I had zero sales, and put my books back onto kindle select. The reason? Well to make money of course. The main reason… Continue reading Amazon kdp Select & advertising – is it worth it?
I'm so excited to say that I will probably have the kindle of Grace in Mombasa up by Friday 23rd November - a whole week early! I'd like to share with you the two endorsements that I have had for the book. Tracy Traynor’s writing transports you from World War 1 and 2 England to… Continue reading Grace in Mombasa – two endorsements
When you've spent most of your life... and you're 57 so that's a pretty long time... thinking that you're stupid and rubbish and an idiot, it can be hard to change. I do believe I've come a long way to getting over low self-esteem but then in times like this, that old nagging voice "you're… Continue reading Only 3 weeks to go…
I have to begin by saying I think the book cover is great! If you want a picture to draw you into a story, this one certainly does. Its atmospheric black and white picture of a moonlit street simply shouts mystery and intrigue, a very good start for a detective novel! As the blurb tells… Continue reading Review – Antiques and Alibis, by Wendy H. Jones
Love my latest review, which is by Autumn aged 14. Nearly all my reviews are by adults and I was really happy to receive this one through the website Reviews by kids, for kids. Idi & The Oracle’s Quest by T N Traynor ISBN 9781496043931 Reviewed by Autumn (age 14) for Reader Views Kids (7/18) If… Continue reading Reviews by kids, for kids.
Until this weekend I wasn't sure about writers conferences, plus I have discovered I am a terribly indecisive procrastinator! I'm not sure, I'm going, I've paid, I've canceled, I've repaid... seriously, I must have driven the organizers crazy. (Sorry Tanja!) Before today if you had asked me about a conference I would have answered you with umm's,… Continue reading Should we go to writers conferences?
Images shown under the Fair Use Act for Critiquing As a Christian, I love it when I find a book full of morals. One of my all-time favorites is the Narnia series by C S Lewis. Clive Staples Lewis (1898–1963) states that Lewis was one of the intellectual giants of the twentieth century and arguably one of… Continue reading The Innkeeper’s Son ~ K C Herbel
Over time, many authors have painted a different image of angels and demons. I loved the film Michael with John Travolta drinking, smoking and smelling of cookies... ingenious. Also, really enjoyed Constantine with Keanu Reeves, which was intriguing and spellbinding. And City of Angels with Nicolas Cage, which was lovely and moving. These are just to name… Continue reading Ruin’s Lot by ID Johnson