Windrusher – Victor DiGenti

“I literally couldn’t put it down—it is so beautifully written.” ~ Betty White, actress and animal lover “Touching, mystical,...

Windrusher - Victor DiGenti

Jace’s Adventure in the Forbidden Forest – D.W. Harper

It’s the first day of summer vacation. Jace and his best friend Rocco, are anxious to get to the park to...

Jace's Adventure in the Forbidden Forest - D.W. Harper

A Glimmer of Hope – Beth Davis

Luke Rosentino and Claire Bennett are professors at a small southern university. They meet at a time when both their lives are being turned...

A Glimmer of Hope - Beth Davis

Eleventh Elementum – J. L. Bond and Val Richards

It has begun! Fourteen years after a catastrophic disaster, the world has regained its balance with the help of the Primortus....

Eleventh Elementum - J. L. Bond and Val Richards

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God's Page - Susie Jansen

God’s Page – Susie Jansen

Is the same God who parted the Red Sea for the Israelites, still active in our world today? If He connected through Facebook, what exactly might we see on His page? What matters? What doesn’t? Would your picture be posted on His wall? Does He even care to connect with any of us? Find out […]

Getting book reviews

One thing that seems to sell books is reviews.  One way to get them is from book bloggers.  Yes, there are bloggers who only review books.  You can simply Google “book blogger” plus your genre and find some.  Look over some of their previous posts – you want someone who lists positive attributes of books […]

Matanzas Bay - Parker Francis

Matanzas Bay – Parker Francis

When PI Quint Mitchell volunteered to help with an archaeological survey in St. Augustine, he didn’t count on digging up a murder victim. In the nation’s oldest city, Mitchell discovers links to ancient sins, comes face to face with his own past, and unleashes powerful forces that will do anything to keep their secrets—even if […]

Mistakes that kill book sales

Mistakes that kill a book LinkedIn has a section on publishing, and recently members discussed what mistakes kill book sales.  We’re going to assume that the book is good, typos eliminated, formatted correctly, etc.  Here are some of the mentioned mistakes: Failure to get a content editor who helps deliver the payload. Putting up a […]

Marketing in 2014

As 2014 dawns, stories are circulating that the major publishers are reducing the prices on their ebooks.  As you know, they previously had sold ebooks for almost as much as print books.  That gave indies an advantage because we could profitably price our books lower.  We had the below $5.99 market to ourselves. The Smashwords […]

Haunting Guilford Courthouse (The Time-Train Adventures) - Janet Landers

Haunting Guilford Courthouse (The Time-Train Adventures) – Janet Landers

In a new Time-Train Adventure, three brave boys travel back in time and encounter mystery and great danger while taking part in a famous American Revolutionary War battle that set the United States on the road to victory and independence. The Battle of Guilford Courthouse took place in what is now Greensboro, North Carolina. The […]

The vanity press approach to self-publishing

The traditional publisher Penguin/Pearson acquired Author Solutions back in 2012 for $116-million and merged with Random House in 2013.  Author Solutions operates under different names, such as iUniverse, BookTango, AuthorHouse, Trafford, Xlibris, Palibrio and others.  The company’s business model makes money by selling publishing packages to authors. Critics say the service is far overpriced – […]

Above The Fold (Day McKelvey Mystery Series) - Amber Adams

Above The Fold (Day McKelvey Mystery Series) – Amber Adams

St. Augustine’s social elite have come together at the gala ball that celebrates the founding of their historic town. Reporter Day McKelvey is assigned to cover the event, unaware that a killer lurks among the costumed crowd. When a young man Day once saved from a life of juvenile crime is accused of the murder, […]