Life as a full-time author: week one recap

So, this week has been a lot of fun! In between job searches, I put in a lot of time writing in order to reach my 25,000-word-a-week goal. Did I make it? Of course I did, and with two days to spare! As of this very second, I’m sitting at 25,128 words. I wrote an […]

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Lost and Found has a plethora of new readers! Welcome!

First and foremost, I’d like to welcome the new readers of the Emi Lost & Found series. I’m so happy you took a chance on an independent novel, and I hope you enjoy the stories of Nate, Emi and Jack. (Some of you may be cursing me right now, but have a little faith. I […]

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KDP Select came through for me… this time!

Please excuse my while I humbly sit in shock… First of all, thank you to all of you readers who took advantage of the free LOST AND FOUND ebook offer over the past three days. For once, I am blown away by the results. Now, the rest of this post will probably only interest other […]

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Support Indie Authors by Buying Their Books

Yesterday, a reader found me on Twitter and told me my books are “popular.”  This was news to me, seeing as how my sales suck.  I did ask her where they’re getting the books (because, you know, I’m not selling any)… I got an answer I’m moderately concerned with.  She said they’re on feedbooks.com.  It […]

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Authors: How do you keep up with marketing?

I have a *real* job… it’s kind of a sweet deal, really.  I work four days, then I’m off for three days.  Even though those four days are long and taxing, the three days off make it so worth it.  I’m still trying to create good work habits, but I try to write some every […]

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Seven months ago, I published my first book… so why can’t I sell it?

Distraught by indirect feedback by a potential agent or two, I ventured out into the world of self-publishing.  I should also mentioned that I was encouraged by recent articles floating around about a young author who had become a millionaire by selling her ebooks for $.99.  I needed to become a millionaire, too. And hey, […]

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