Aesthetic Boards - the glorious mashing of images to create a thematic storyboard. Tumblr is full of them. Instagram too - and I might just have tumbled down the rabbit hole a bit late. Either way, I'm hooked. However, as I created a board for my debut, High Summons, I realized how far my main character, Jon … Continue reading High Summons
As a small press author, I can't always get my publisher to price down my book for promotions, yet most promo sites are all about $0.99 and free e-books. I've been experimenting with the few sites which allow books above $2.99, and here's what I've found: Book Reader Magazine - absolutely useless. Not a single sale … Continue reading Full Price Promos
My royalties for the last quarter of 2017 are in, and those of you who have been here since October know what that means! We finally get to decide once and for all if Bookbub is worth it! In October 2017, I ran a 3-week $0.99 Featured Deal with an ad on the 15th of … Continue reading Worth it: Bookbub
I debated writing this as multiple posts, but I'll save us all the hassle and keep it a list: Free books get more reviews. My ratings (subjective) were consistently lower than the average ratings on Amazon. Free books have generally higher ratings even if they aren't great (editing-wise, story-wise, etc.) than similar titles which aren't … Continue reading Kindle Free Titles: Lessons Learned
As of December, I've opened this blog to reviews. My goal is to read at least two books a week and post on Mondays and Thursdays; however, there will be weeks I post actual blog content (about writing, marketing, sales, etc.) and only one review. If you are interested in me reviewing your book, click … Continue reading Kindle Free Month?