Attention span of a reader and how do I get it?
This is all about my latest WIP and how it starts with capturing a reader’s attention. People today have such a short attention span, a writer has to work hard to get their attention and retain it. SO, my current WIP, a Christmas story, begins with a problem. A big one and an emotional one to boot. Do you like books that start with trouble? I think that having conflict from the first page is really good. It catches the readers attention, it keeps them reading, and it is oftentimes fun to write. I didn’t always think that way though.
How to add to your book collection
This post includes affiliate links. If you click, follow, and buy anything from this post, I will receive monetary compensation for it. Thank you for helping me pay my bills. Ever looked back at the month behind you and realize that you are way behind in doing things that you normally would do? Me, too. But, I mean, I feel like I have been on the moon because I haven’t posted in here in over a month. You guys must feel slighted. Well, before I get into the how to add to your book collection stuff, let me catch you
Kindle Countdown – Yew to a Kill
Last month, I had a Kindle Countdown promo for Disk of Death, the first book in the Shannon Wallace series. Did you get it? It is the lead in to the series, and so fast and funny, you are missing out if you don’t get it! That particular promo did way better than I thought it would – and I actually will receive a royalty this month. Woo hoo! Thank you to my new readers, fans and followers. If you haven’t subscribed to the Zanies, do that. I am going to be shooting out a summer newsletter soon! So, this
Summer is here: Let’s pick out a book
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?