Category Writing

Book Blitz- FORSAKEN NORSE WIND by Ciara Lake #AdultFantasy

I’ve not read anything with a troll of the handsome variety before, so this one piqued my interest… About the Book: A troll, a mortal, and a love hot enough to melt ice. Trapped in a vicious life, Breanna Devion survives only by the strength of her heart. Determined to have more than what her […]

How to get FREE books legitimately, via #Kindlepreneur

I want to share this great article from Dave Chesson of Kindlepreneur. His site doesn’t have a reblog facility, so I’ve done this the good old-fashioned way of cut and paste (I have Dave’s permission to share), and I’ve put the link to read the rest of it below this introduction. Believe me, its worth […]

Quotations by J.R.R. Tolkien

Originally posted on charles french words reading and writing:
(https://en.wikipedia.org) All of the following quotations are by J.R.R. Tolkien “I have claimed that Escape is one of the main functions of fairy-stories, and since I do not disapprove of them, it is plain that I do not accept the tone of scorn or pity with…

SACRED AMULET book spotlight & #giveaway – Kiru Taye #fantasy #paranormalromance

Title: Outcast & Sacrifice Series: Sacred Amulet Duet Author: Kiru Taye Genre: Paranormal / Fantasy / Romance Tagline: Mating an outcast requires a blood sacrifice. I read OUTCAST back before I began reviewing – I remember being entranced by it at the time so now I plan on reading it again, and then go on […]

Critical Thinking: The 5 Factors that Earn 5 Star Reviews!

Originally posted on K. D. Dowdall:
An excerpt from: Paul Goat Allen | March 12, 2018, Writer’s Digest. Paul Goat Allen has worked as a genre fiction book critic and written thousands of reviews for companies like BarnesandNoble.com, Publishers Weekly, the Chicago Tribune and Kirkus Reviews. Novelists live and die by reviews yet uncovering what garners…

#BookBlitz – HUNTERS by Aoife Marie Sheridan #ParanormalRomance

Blitz: Hunters ( The Demon Series Part One) Author: Aoife Marie Sheridan Genre: Paranormal/Romance Dates:29th of March Hosted by: Ultimate Fantasy Book Tours Blurb: The gates of hell are opening and the demons know her name.   Abigail Thornton is a demon hunter. Working alongside Daniel has always kept Abigail safe, but when ghosts start […]

Retro Book Promotion Blog Party!

Originally posted on charles french words reading and writing:
(https://pixabay.com) Hello to all my fellow writers out there! Here is a chance to share one of your earlier books that you have written. Don’t worry if you have written one book–you may promote that one also! Publicity can be very hard to come by, so…

Subtext #amwriting

Originally posted on Life in the Realm of Fantasy:
A good story is far more than a recounting of he said, and she said. It’s more than the action and events that form the arc of the story. A good story is all that, but without good subtext, the story never achieves its true potential.…

#20BooksLondon – notes about email lists

This might be my final post from 20BooksLondon (I will look over my remaining notes and see what I can decipher to see if any of them might make a useful post). There were lots of fantastic sessions where I didn’t feel the need to take notes, and this one is as much a reminder […]

4 steps to writing your Amazon book blurb – notes from #20BooksLondon

Sharing a bit more of what I learned at 20BooksLondon, here is a resume of the notes I took on blurb writing. Now I’m fairly confident about my blurb writing ability, but I’m very aware in this industry things change – what works this week doesn’t next (especially in marketing), so any of the latest […]