Welcome to part three of my little series on how to stand out in the book market. You can read part one here and follow the link here to get part two. It’s pretty much a no-brainer on the ways to do this, but I do hope I put a little bit of a new spin on it. We all are wading along up to our necks in books. Amazon probably didn’t even know it would be such a hot commodity when it decided to become a distributor for books so many years ago. (it was over 20 years ago
Hello readers and fans! Today is the day you have been waiting for! It’s cover reveal and book blurb day! Yes, at last you are going to get something NEW from me for the horrorific Halloween season. IT IS NOW ON PREORDER THROUGH OCTOBER 1 — get it HERE . Please share this info so everyone can get this one! Introducing THE DREAD ROOM by Kim Smith – a Warped Mind Collection PREORDER LINK: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B015VNMYAO BLURB A shocking collection of the most imaginative and weird stories written in a long while. See inside the strange inner workings of this popular
Self-published authors know that the biggest row to hoe ahead of them is marketing their book. The writing is hard, the editing is harder, but the marketing of that book is certainly the hardest of them all when it comes to this self-publishing journey. I know. I have been there. But I also have a few tips for you to maybe give you food for thought. First, some people might just want to know what marketing your book MEANS. In my honest opinion, it’s just telling folks about your book. It’s getting the word out. Secondly, some people want to
Writer Groupie Podcast presents Cecilia Dominic, published by Samhain Publishing! From Samhain’s website: Cecilia Dominic wrote her first story when she was two years old and has always had a much more interesting life inside her head than outside of it. She became a clinical psychologist because she’s fascinated by people and their stories, but she couldn’t stop writing fiction. The first draft of her dissertation, while not fiction, was still criticized by her major professor for being written in too entertaining a style. She made it through graduate school and got her PhD, started her own practice, and by
Welcome to August! I know I am only about a week behind. I hope you are all enjoying the How to Write series of posts and the first four chapters of the blog book. I haven’t written a thing on it since the end of July because I am fast at work trying to get out the caper mystery. I have heard from so many sources that you should “brand” yourself as an author by being known for a specific genre of book. I have sort of been all over the map: YA fantasy, romance, slipstream, short story, novella, novel.