From author, Kevin Brennan, a conundrum … and a special on his latest novel, Fascination!
I had just been rejected by Ereader News Today for the second time in two months. Something in me snapped.
There aren’t very many effective ways to promote indie books, and without promotion the whole self-publishing wheel stops turning. And not just promotion but low prices too — generally 99 cents or even free. I’ve complained before …
But when ENT declined to promote Fascination again last week, I decided I had to find out why. So I appealed the decision.
I described my history with ENT — three novels in three years, all with successful campaigns via ENT — as well as my earlier publication history. Parts Unknown. William Morrow/HarperCollins. I’m not a shoe salesman who decided to “write up” this great idea for a novel I’ve always had.
Bridget from ENT wrote me back within a few hours and explained that Fascination had been declined — get…
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Reblogging from my Reading Recommendations promotion blog … Goodbye, my friend.
It was with great sadness and a heavy heart I received the news yesterday morning from a mutual friend that author Lockard F. Young, or Lockie as he was know to all of us, had died in hospital, surrounded by his family. I like to think Lockie was also surrounded – via the internet – by the community of writers and readers that had been drawn to him. I for one counted Lockie as a very close member among my own “family” of writers, and he was valued here on Reading Recommendations for his support of me, this blog, and his fellow authors, as well as for his writing, his striving desire to perfect that craft, and his general good humour and comraderie – in spite of all he was suffering healthwise.
Lockie’s was one of the early promotions I posted here after I first set up the blog in…
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From Tim Baker – a great way to celebrate the New Year!! He’s offering 3 of his novels for free download from Dec. 30 – Jan 3!
Happy New Year!
Unless you spent 2016 on Neptune you don’t need me to tell you that it was a year full of bad news.
I’d like to help you forget all of the death and negativity of the past twelve months by giving you three free books.
That’s right…THREE FREE BOOKS!!
Which books you ask?
Here they are – click the title or the cover image to download
The giveaway begins at December 30, 2016 at midnight (Thursday night/Friday morning) and ends at midnight on Jan 3, 2017
Download any or all of them with my compliments – and if, after you read them, you would leave a review on amazon I would greatly appreciate it.
This is just my way of saying Happy New Year! I hope it helps get 2017 started off on a positive note!
Oh…and sometime this weekend I’ll…
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