Using Author’s Notes to Pique Readers’ Interest and Promote Your Book

Author’s notes are short passages deployed in both fiction and non-fiction books to add information that doesn’t fit into the main text about the book’s contents or to expound on the author’s intent. Sometimes these notes show off how much research the writer did in creating the book. Readers, if they bother to check the … Continue reading Using Author’s Notes to Pique Readers’ Interest and Promote Your Book

Advance Praise for THE LORDS OF POWDER

“Intensely felt, ravishingly decorative and movingly personal . . . the motifs ring with authenticity and heat . . . an authorial feat both timeless and transient.” ModernUrbanFantasyFanzine.com “Though a swashbuckling, action-packed read with literary pretensions that may accurately render some of South Florida in the late ’70s, The Lords of Powder should in no way be construed as a true … Continue reading Advance Praise for THE LORDS OF POWDER

Book Marketing – Impressions About Amazon Kindle Unlimited’s Value for Indie Authors

Introduction One of the two central challenges authors, independent or traditionally published, face is writing quality stories. Marketing your books is the second challenge – particularly for indie authors with little name recognition. In a book publishing business ever more dominated by Amazon (WSJ cite), one option to reach a larger number of potential readers … Continue reading Book Marketing – Impressions About Amazon Kindle Unlimited’s Value for Indie Authors

New novel arriving – The Lords of Powder

I've written a new novel, THE LORDS OF POWDER, (https://amzn.to/2HqdqU5  )available as both an eBook and hard-copy. This is a work in my series which includes the previously published THE LORDS OF OBLIVION (see links on this site). Each book can be read as its own fast-paced, stand-alone story. Here's a summary of THE LORDS … Continue reading New novel arriving – The Lords of Powder

Book Marketing – Amazon Ads

In the spirit of sharing tribal lore, a few further notes on Amazon (AMS) book ads after completing an initial campaign which garnered about 30,000 impressions for my environmental fantasy thriller… Expect modest sales results on this platform especially for indie authors without an established readership; AMS ads compliment (but most certainly don’t replace) other … Continue reading Book Marketing – Amazon Ads