It’s the first day of summer and you know what that means. DISCLAIMER: READING! It’s the summer reading season. So wanna know my opinion on some things? Well, you are about to get it, so if you don’t want to hear my tirade about books and reading, then please be forewarned. I get emails from Amazon pretty regularly, and oftentimes they tout a book I have recently browsed for or read. They target market me that way. You too? What? You didn’t know you were being marketed to? Well, think about it. How did they know what books to suggest?
I know it is not February yet, but I am always ahead of the curve, right? This week, I have a list of romance authors’ blogs for you. These authors write romance in all heat levels, so be sure to pay attention to anything on their site that says “WARNING”. Many of these wonderful creators are friends of mine, or I have met and spoken with in person. You can trust them to tell a good tale. There are more romance writers than any other genre in the world today, and this has been the norm for a long time.
Good books are NOT hard to find. Everyone knows that there is a lot of noise in the book marketing industry these days. There is a lot of noise in EVERY industry these days, but of course, I am a book person, so this is my thrust for this post. It would sell. Today, you have to pre-sell the stew out of it, get it out, and scream scream scream about it until your potential purchaser takes notice. If they ever do. In the era of big five publishing and their being the only game in town. you didn’t have