Category Writing

The Birth of the Kindle

Originally posted on David Gaughran:
The 10th birthday of the Kindle was on Sunday, which has been met with all sorts of retrospectives. Getting less coverage is that it’s also the tenth anniversary of Amazon’s self-publishing platform. In this excerpt from the forthcoming third edition of Let’s Get Digital, I argue that the real revolution…

Grab a #BlackFriday #bargain all six of Marica Meara’s novels on #sale just $0.99 each!

via #BlackFriday Mega #Sale – All Six Novels Just $.99 Each! Highly recommended by me – grab them while they are on sale! Murders, mystery, wildlife, a touch of the paranormal, immerse yourself in these beautifully written novels. Here is my review of Marcia’s most recent novella: THE EMMISARY   Wake-Robin Ridge: http://amzn.to/2x7li87 A Boy Named […]

A Perfect 10 with Deborah Jay

Originally posted on Author Don Massenzio:
Today, I have the distinct pleasure of featuring author Deboray Jay on this edition of A Perfect 10. Deborah is a respected blogger and author and I’m glad she stopped by to tell us more about herself. Please enjoy this special installment of A Perfect 10 If you want…

Some great advice about how to handle reviews #authors

Click on over to Nicholas C. Rossis blog to see this great post on handling reviews 😉 via 7 Ways to Handle Reviews: Brought to you Buy Tongue & Cheek

Book Tour & review – THE BLUE UNICORN’S JOURNEY TO OSM (illustrated book) by Sybrina Durant #MiddleGradeFiction #Fantasy

About the Book: “The metal horned unicorns are doomed!” That’s what Lauda Lead Horn wailed when she first saw the tribe’s new savior. OK, so his horn was not metal. . .and he did not have a magic power. . .and he was really a puny little runt. But doomed? Were things really that bad?  […]

New Release & Review – INSPECTOR KIRBY AND HAROLD LONGCOAT: A NORTHUMBRIAN MYSTERY by Ian Martyn #Paranormal #Mystery

New release ‘Inspector Kirby and Harold Longcoat: A Northumbrian Mystery’,  A contemporary mystery with a touch of the paranormal and supernatural. Blurb A pair of shoes at the side of the road, how weird can that be? Newcastle Detective Inspector Jonah Kirby, called ‘old school’ by his junior colleagues ends up with the cases other […]

Book Blitz & #Giveaway – MARKED BY FATE 25 YA #fantasy & #SF novels

Marked by Fate: A Young Adult Fantasy and Science Fiction Collection Publication date: October 24th 2017 Genres: Fantasy, Science Fiction, Young Adult Marked by Fate is now enhanced with Augmented Reality! Read, Watch, Listen. The new ultimate reading experience! Step into adventure with Marked By Fate; the ultimate reading experience. Be immersed in twenty-six fantasy […]

Review – THE EMISSARY by Marcia Meara #fantasy #paranormal novella #angels

Just a quick post today – I am winding up my annual holiday so I’m exhausted! Now I need a holiday to recover… So a quickie review. My friend Marcia has gone a little further off the beaten track than she usually does, and ventured further into a delightful paranormal story, a novella spin off […]

Authors, do you use beta readers? Editors? I have a guilty secret… #amwriting #amediting

Since I joined the Indie publishing scene back in 2013, I have read SO many times the advice, nay instruction, ‘thou shalt not publish without having your work professionally edited/proof read/beta read’. But I have a guilty secret… I don’t use editors or proof readers. Gasp! Isn’t my work trash? Well, apparently not, if my […]

Sacha Black – 13 Steps to Evil Workbook Launch!

Originally posted on Journey To Ambeth:
My lovely author-and bloggy-friend Sacha recently released her excellent writing craft book, 13 Steps To Evil – How To Craft A Superbad Villain, which I would recommend as essential to any writer. Today, she’s released the accompanying workbook. Here, in her own words, she tells us what we’ll find…