Author, Books, Opinion, Read, Reader, Reading

Should authors have concerns about e-book lending?

Part One of this article received so little response I’m doubtful there’s reason to post the second, but for the one or two people who might be interested, here you go. As promised, I’ll tell you why I had doubts about two of the e-book lending sites I found. In a word ... money.

Author, Books, Fiction, Marketing, My Books, Novel, Promotion, Publish, Writing

I know you are, but what am I?

My friend Kayla Olson brought something to my attention this morning. She pointed me to a rant, posted anonymously by someone at a book review site, screaming at DIY authors like me using the term “Indie,” as in Indie author or Indie publisher. Their contention was that Indie was a term coined by vanity presses… Continue reading I know you are, but what am I?

Author, Blog Stuff, Books, Fiction, Marketing, My Books, Novel, Promotion, Publish, Writing

Just when I thought it would never happen!

If you have a WordPress blog, you’re probably aware that they choose several blog posts a day to appear on the WordPress front page as Freshly Pressed. Months ago, I lamented that I had given up hope  my blog would ever be so honored. Then Wednesday morning arrived. As I usually do, when I awake,… Continue reading Just when I thought it would never happen!

Author, Books, Contest, Writing

Drum roll, please!

A big thank you to all who entered my first ever contest on this blog. I’m happy to announce the winner of a free Kindle copy of Cathryn Grant’s debut novel The Demise of the Soccer Moms is—Brown Eyed Mystic. Congratulations! I’ll be contacting you by email to let you know how to claim your… Continue reading Drum roll, please!