Originally posted on Linda's Book Bag:
A few weeks ago I received a top secret email telling me I had been short-listed for The Romantic Novelists’ Association Industry Awards Media Star Award. I was, quite literally, astounded. I knew that last year it had been won by the most amazing lady, Kim Nash who is…
What do you think about free and discounted ebooks? Do you have hundreds of them on your ereader that you never read? Would you sign up to someone’s newsletter just to get a free book? Or do you think, “Why bother signing up to a newsletter, when there are thousands of free ebooks on Amazon all…… Continue reading Are romance writers devaluing their work with free and discounted books?
It’s time for the first Round Robin of 2016, and this month we are to list “one or two writing projects” we have in mind for the coming year. I really like the idea of goals. Even if I don’t achieve them, it gives me something to work towards, and – if you work by…… Continue reading Setting goals, my writing projects for 2016, and some advice required
This is a post I came across written by author Nicholas C. Rossis on how he went about promoting his self-published books on Amazon. I went through a similar process recently with my self-published novels, The Silk Romance and The Antique Love. In both cases I reached 7,000 downloads, pushing the books into number 2…… Continue reading How this indie writer reached number 1 on Amazon
A while ago I I conducted an experiment . I gave away my novel The Antique Love for free, for a limited period, through a website called Story Cartel. Anyone who downloaded the novel was encouraged to leave a review, and if they did, they were entered into a draw for a prize – one…… Continue reading Ten reasons to give your romance novel away for free