WE JOURNEY NO MORE is FINALLY Republished!! YAY!

As many of you noticed, none of the links for my books have worked.  I decided to leave Creativia and joined a partnership with two other authors to form Norns Triad Publications.  It has been a learning experience and one of the causalities was having two of my books removed by Creativia prematurely.  This left me scrambling trying to get them up and published again.

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However, it also gave me a reason to revisit my stories and revise them into better versions.  Yay for you and me!  I also decided to change up some of my covers.  Creativia always had awesome covers, but it never hurts to put out fresh ones.  And, I always wanted an illustrated cover for We Journey No More.  Now, I had the chance to do what I wanted.  So I contacted Trevor Wooten from Infinite Creations about illustrated my book.  He did a marvelous job.  Trevor included every element that I described.  Then, I sent it to our amazing book designer, Jessica Tahbonemah with The Magic Quill Graphics.  She added her magic touch, and Voila, I introduce you to Dal and his feliza named Nema.

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Aren’t they awesome?  What do you think?  Make you want to buy my book?  I surely hope so.  LOL.

At this time, We Journey No More is only available on Amazon as an ebook & paperback.  We’re also going with the larger print paperbacks too.  As someone with bad eyesight, I understand the frustration trying to read small font  Thank Goodness for ereaders.  For some of my followers who use Kindle Unlimited.  I’m sorry, but I want to go wide with my books and I’m tired of being under the chokehold of Amazon.  Creativia never gave me that option.  Norns does.  Yay for me again!  Over the next few weeks, you’ll be able to find it on B&N, Nook, iTunes, and Google Play.  Below a recap of the blurb to refresh your memory.

When runaway teenagers Don and Janet pull off the road on a mountainside road just outside of Albuquerque for a few hours’ rest, they don’t expect to wake up 1000 years in the future, in a world they can’t recognize.

There, Earth is a desert planet where nomadic tribes are little more than slaves to the Ganu, the powerful and dominant ruling tribe.

When the young couple is befriended by a small tribe, and Don is hailed as their mythical and prophesied savior, the young couple must use all their cunning and resourcefulness to defeat a powerful, cruel enemy and save the lives of their new friends.

This time travel, dystopian novel has elements not suitable for young children or readers adverse to violence. If you like a good David-meets-Goliath fantasy story, then this is the book for you!

My next book to be republished is It Lives in the Basement.  I’m still debating on whether I want a new cover or not.  That one will be followed by The Revenge of Excalibur and The Secret of Excalibur.  Then, finally, I can finish the Excalibur saga with Karrin: Warrior Child and Karrin: Warrior Woman.  She’s been hounding me like crazy to get published.  Sigh!

Until next time, have a wonderful day.

 

 

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FEBRUARY 2018 FREE AMAZON EBOOKS FROM CREATIVIA AUTHORS–1st to 28th

 

 

GROUNDHOG DAY

Yesterday was Groundhog Day, and, unfortunately, Phil saw his shadow. OH NO!!!! *tearing hair out*

Even though it hasn’t been that terrible of a winter, snow-wise, frigid temps have hounded us. BRRR! Honestly, we needed the below zero temperatures to help kill off the bug population. Can we say Japanese Beatles? We were swarmed with them last summer due to the warmer winters we’ve had.

Anyway, I digress. I missed my post in the middle of January, partly because I came down with that awful FLU right after the New Year. UGH! It knocked me for a loop. I missed almost a full week of work.

Then, I’m still trying to get my books republished through Norns. I only meant to do some light editing on my older stories, but once I got in them, I realized how much my writing has changed. Well, there’s just no way I could let them go back out on Amazon that way. So, I’ve been doing some major rewriting. Which takes time.

Good news, We Journey No More has gone through its final revisions and is ready to be relaunched. Right now, I’m waiting for a new cover. I hired an illustrator to redo the cover. I’ve seen the rough draft and I can’t wait to see the finished product. I’m hoping to have it up on Amazon by the middle of this month. Then, on all the other books sites by the end of February.

We’re also aiming to have It Lives In The Basement up by the end of February. This one needed a lot of revisions. I’m still in the process of rewriting chapter three. So, lots of fun times ahead.

As for these discounted and free books by Creativia authors. I will keep posting them as long as I have access to the schedules. It looks like Miika has finally heard the complaints from his authors and is discontinuing the FREE ebooks. Rightfully so. People download free books and never read them. At least if they invest some money in the books, they will most likely read them.

Just remember, the discounted books are only for 2 days, not 5. So, if you miss the timeframe, you’ll have to wait another 90 days before it comes back around again.

Enjoy, and happy reading.

 

FEBRUARY 2, 2018

The Loranth (The Star Sojourner Series Book 1) by [Kilczer, Jean]

FEBRUARY 3, 2018

Off Center In The Attic by [Deal, Mary]   Toy of the Gods by [Dewing, Sonja]

FEBRUARY 4, 2018

Origin (The Infected Chronicles Book 1) by [Fessey, Andie J.]

FEBRUARY 6, 2018

The Earl's Captive by [Read, Lorna]

FEBRUARY 08, 2018

Calamity Jane: How The West Began by [Ney, Bryan]

FEBRUARY 9, 2018

The Dudley Dilemmas by [Muccigrosso, Robert]

FEBRUARY 10, 2018

Infected and Other Short Stories: Tales of Horror, Zombies, and Paranormal by [Pestel, Janine R.]

FEBRUARY 11, 2018

The Eyes Have No Soul by [Harrill, Matthew W.]

FEBRUARY 14, 2018

Storm Portal (Quantum Touch Book 1) by [Stern, Michael R.]

FEBRUARY 15, 2018

Half-Breed by [Decker, Scott Michael]   Palm Trees in the Pyrenees (Death in the Pyrenees Book 1) by [Grant, Elly]

FEBRUARY 16, 2018

When The Tik-Tik Sings by [Lamoreux, Doug]

FEBRUARY 19, 2018

Love In The House Of War by [Meehan, Scott A.]

FEBRUARY 23, 2018

To Rise Again by [Bint, Stewart]

FEBRUARY 24, 2018

The Lights Will Never Fade by [Baer, Jackson]

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FEBRUARY 2018 99 CENT AMAZON EBOOKS FROM CREATIVIA AUTHORS–1st to 28th

Yesterday was Groundhog Day, and, unfortunately, Phil saw his shadow. OH NO!!!! *tearing hair out*

Even though it hasn’t been that terrible of a winter, snow-wise, frigid temps have hounded us. BRRR! Honestly, we needed the below zero temperatures to help kill off the bug population. Can we say Japanese Beatles? We were swarmed with them last summer due to the warmer winters we’ve had.

Anyway, I digress. I missed my post in the middle of January, partly because I came down with that awful FLU right after the New Year. UGH! It knocked me for a loop. I missed almost a full week of work.

Then, I’m still trying to get my books republished through Norns. I only meant to do some light editing on my older stories, but once I got in them, I realized how much my writing has changed. Well, there’s just no way I could let them go back out on Amazon that way. So, I’ve been doing some major rewriting. Which takes time.

Good news, We Journey No More has gone through its final revisions and is ready to be relaunched. Right now, I’m waiting for a new cover. I hired an illustrator to redo the cover. I’ve seen the rough draft and I can’t wait to see the finished product. I’m hoping to have it up on Amazon by the middle of this month. Then, on all the other books sites by the end of February.

We’re also aiming to have It Lives In The Basement up by the end of February. This one needed a lot of revisions. I’m still in the process of rewriting chapter three. So, lots of fun times ahead.

As for these discounted and free books by Creativia authors. I will keep posting them as long as I have access to the schedules. It looks like Miika has finally heard the complaints from his authors and is discontinuing the FREE ebooks. Rightfully so. People download free books and never read them. At least if they invest some money in the books, they will most likely read them.

Just remember, the discounted books are only for 2 days, not 5. So, if you miss the timeframe, you’ll have to wait another 90 days before it comes back around again.

Enjoy, and happy reading.

FEBRUARY 1, 2018

Watching Glass Shatter by [Cudney, James J.]

FEBRUARY 4, 2018

Whatever Became of Sin? by [Roman, B.]

FEBRUARY 5, 2018

Flowers At Midnight by [Sweet, Nick]

FEBRUARY 6, 2018

Finding Beautiful (The Beautifully Broken Book 1) by [Kaitlyn, Amanda]

FEBRUARY 7, 2018

The Road Behind Me: The Lie of Hannah by [RjCook]   Art of War: Surviving A Fallen World by [Lamoreux, Daniel D.]

FEBRUARY 8, 2018

Children of the White Star by [Thackeray, Linda]

FEBRUARY 9, 2018

Strange Tales by [Dizon, John Reinhard]

FEBRUARY 10, 2018

Shadowland by [Gray, C.M.]

FEBRUARY 11, 2018

Prisoner 4374 by [Griffiths-Jones, A.J.]

FEBRUARY 12, 2018

Spacehoppers by [Swift, W. Bradford]

FEBRUARY 13, 2018

Broken Soul (The Scholar's Legacy Book 1) by [Buller, Joshua]

FEBRUARY 14, 2018

Pawns (The Wielders of Arantha Book 1) by [Hodges, Patrick]

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Blood Fever by [Beaudelaire, Simone]

FEBRUARY 16, 2018

Generations by [Dizon, John Reinhard]   The Circus by [Griffiths-Jones, A.J.]

The Test by [Dizon, John Reinhard]

FEBRUARY 17, 2018

Knowledge Revealed (The Nememiah Chronicles Book 1) by [Williams, D.S.]   Strange Tales of the Sea by [Strange, Jack]

The Eighth Day by [Gray, Donovan]

FEBRUARY 18, 2018

Ways of the West by [Sweet, Nick]   Misguided Target by [Page, Jessica]

Seven For The Slab: A Horror Portmanteau by [Lamoreux, Doug]   Avenue of the Dead by [Porter, Brian L.]

FEBRUARY 19, 2018

The Fifth Commandment by [Gaal, Eve]   Murder on Tyneside by [Thornton, Eileen]

Sisterhood of Fear: A Romantic Thriller by [Beaudelaire, Simone]   The Wind Guardian by [Scozzari, Frank]

Only The Lonely by [Sweet, Nick]

FEBRUARY 20, 2018

Angels at Midnight by [Beishir, Norma]   Cube Rube by [Decker, Scott Michael]

Final Hours by [Beishir, Norma]   When the Words are Spoken (The Hearts in Winter Chronicles Book 2) by [Beaudelaire, Simone]

Glad You're Born by [Decker, Scott Michael]

FEBRUARY 21, 2018

Hubert in Heaven: A hi-tech angel gets his wings by [Roman, Barbara]   Sword Scroll Stone by [Decker, Scott Michael]

Wolfsangel by [Dizon, John Reinhard]   Holy Remedy (The Invisible Conflict Chronicles Book 1) by [Martins, J. G.]

The Congregation by [Griffiths-Jones, A.J.]

FEBRUARY 22, 2018

Sasha by [Porter, Brian L.]   Ogre's Lament: The Story of Don Luis by [Yates, Stuart G.]

Viv's Family Recipes by [Sang, V.M.]   Edifice Abandoned by [Decker, Scott Michael]

Choices (New Beginnings Book 1) by [Lynn, Michelle]

FEBRUARY 23, 2018

Legend of the Guardians (The Astorians Book 1) by [Marini, Nina]   Summer of Fire (The Black River Chronicles Book 1) by [Surgeson, L.G.]

Drink the Water by [Decker, Scott Michael]   Man, True Man (The Chronicles of Tonath Book 1) by [Collier, Mari]

Dawn of the Dreamer (Dreamer Trilogy Book 1) by [Higgins, L.J.]

FEBRUARY 24, 2018

War Child by [Decker, Scott Michael]   The Saucer Club by [Gallant, A.J.]

I Was Murdered Last Night (Olivia Brown Mysteries Book 1) by [Gallant, A.J.]   Looking for Henry Turner by [Liberman, W.L.]

Through a Window by [Love, Elizabeth N.]

FEBRUARY 25, 2018

River Bones (Sara Mason Mysteries Book 1) by [Deal, Mary]   House Of Courtenay by [Tetreault-Blay, Chris]

The Gael Gates by [Decker, Scott Michael]     God's Last Witness: The fight to unearth the biggest cover-up in the history of the Catholic Church by [Steele, John Alexander]

 

FEBRUARY 26, 2018

Penniless Hearts by [Gaal, Eve]   The Sandman Cometh by [Yates, Stuart G.]

Gemstone Wyverns by [Decker, Scott Michael]  

Fly Toward Death by [Laughlin, Sally A.]

FEBRUARY 27, 2018

The Tragic Tale of William Papper by [Covell, Mike]   Ring Fenced by [Abrams, Zach]

The Pariahs by [Hofstatter, Erik]   The Tweedie Passion by [Swift, Helen Susan]

Doorport by [Decker, Scott Michael]

FEBRUARY 28, 2018

Strange Tales of Scotland by [Strange, Jack]   Blackgang: The Trickerjack Trail by [Tetreault-Blay, Chris]

We Thought We Were Invincible by [Lynn, Michelle]   Saving Sam (The Wounded Warriors Book 1) by [Beaudelaire, Simone, Northup, J.M.]

Inoculated by [Decker, Scott Michael]

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Book Review of TALLY by J.M. Northup

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Book Review of TALLY by J.M. Northup

BLURB:

Starved for love and fearing time is running out, attorney Tally Abram seeks the aid of her gay best friends, Lex and Ishkode Ackerman, in fathering the children she desperately wants. Will they comply? Will Tally find the family she craves? Or will her need for completion destroy the most important relationships in her life?

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This book explores the ideas of family structure, tri-parenting, and polyamorous relationships. It contains mature material and is not suitable for those under 18 years of age.

MY REVIEW:

There has been such a shift in our culture and society about what constitutes a family unit. I grew up in the era of mother, father, and children. There could be no other way. It was morally wrong. For me, it had nothing to do with religion, just the way I was brought up.

Sure, gay and lesbians have been around since before man started walking. Humans, after all, are very sexual animals. But, still, they shouldn’t be allowed to raise our children.

Reading Tally has helped open my eyes to some of the dilemmas same-sex relationships face, the restrictions regarding marriage and children. It’s incredible the archaic laws that are still on the books. Society changes but our laws don’t. Doesn’t make much sense.

Anyway, this story goes one step further by talking about tri-parenting and the legal ramifications. I don’t mean for my review to be preachy, and the book isn’t either, merely stating an observation from a slightly more closed-minded perspective.

As for the story itself, Northup has risen to her same level of storytelling. Her characters are richly detailed and believable. The doubt and fears are very evident in Tally, Lex, and Kode. My favorite scenes are between Lex and Jazz. I’m not sure if I could abide a friend like Jazz, but she would be interesting to have around. LOL.

If you’re not offended by same-sex or bisexual relationships and love an HEA, you will need to read Tally. Highly recommend, and I give it 5 feathers.

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January 2018 #99cent Amazon Ebooks by @CreativiaPub Authors 1st to 15th

 

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Well, we made the jump from 2017 to 2018. I hope yours was as uneventful as mine. At least, at the time of me writing this post. LOL. We can now settle down from all the Holiday cheer and stress of the family get-togethers. Boy, can they fun! Or, not.

So, what’s a better way to start off a new year but with some free or discounted books? Creativia keeps adding new authors, so you should be seeing new titles each month. Yay!

And remember, the 99 cent books are only on discount for 2 days now, not the typical 5 days from before. It’s a new strategy Creativia is trying. But, as always, they are still FREE through Kindle Unlimited. Just click on the covers to read a preview. You know the drill.

 

JANUARY 1, 2017

The Merchant by [McCoy, VR]   The House of Crow by [Wood, John W.]

Wounded Warriors - The Complete Collection: Military Romance Boxed Set by [Beaudelaire, Simone, Northup, J.M.]   Beautiful Rose by [Hansen, Victoria]

JANUARY 2, 2017

Hunting Truffles by [Rosano, Dick]   Justine: Into The Blood (Blood and Passion Book 1) by [Gill, Carole]

Mother of Wolves (Evalyce Worldshaper Book 1) by [d'Merricksson, J. Aislynn]   Alexander's Empire by [Beishir, Norma]

JANUARY 3, 2017

Twisted Tales From The Northwest by [Collier, Mari]   Sisters of Ruin (Lucent Book 1) by [Lewis, Darren]

Death At Presley Park by [Grant, Elly]

JANUARY 4, 2017

The Desolate Garden by [Kemp, Daniel]   Promises (New Beginnings Book 2) by [Lynn, Michelle]

JANUARY 5, 2017

2024 by [Rourke, H. Berkeley]   Xaman by [Beaudelaire, Simone, Stark, Edwin]

The Unravelling of Thomas Malone (Angela Murphy Murder Mysteries Book 1) by [Grant, Elly]   Minus Life by [Yates, Stuart G.]

The Queen of Carleon (The Legends of Avalyne Book 1) by [Thackeray, Linda]

JANUARY 6, 2017

The Pawnbroker by [Yates, Stuart G.]

JANUARY 8, 2017

The Expats by [Griffiths-Jones, A.J.]

JANUARY 14, 2017

The Second Cup by [Graye, Sarah Marie]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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January 2018 Free Amazon Ebooks by @CreativiaPub Authors 1st to 15th

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Well, we made the jump from 2017 to 2018. I hope yours was as uneventful as mine. At least, at the time of me writing this post. LOL. We can now settle down from all the Holiday cheer and stress of the family get-togethers. Boy, can they fun! Or, not.

So, what’s a better way to start off a new year but with some free or discounted books? Creativia keeps adding new authors, so you should be seeing new titles each month. Yay!

And remember, the 99 cent books are only on discount for 2 days now, not the typical 5 days from before. It’s a new strategy Creativia is trying. But, as always, they are still FREE through Kindle Unlimited. Just click on the covers to read a preview. You know the drill.

JANUARY 1, 2017

Glorious Incorporated (The Joshua Chronicles Book 1) by [Moore, Steven Neil]

JANUARY 2, 2017

Hartman House by [Wright, A.L.]

JANUARY 3, 2017

Symbiosis (Justice Keepers Saga Book 1) by [Penney, R.S.]

JANUARY 5, 2017

The Handfasters by [Swift, Helen Susan]

JANUARY 7, 2017

The Line of His People (Kindred of the Sea Book 1) by [Adrien, C.J.]

JANUARY 9, 2017

Undertow of Loyalty by [Davies, M.D.]

JANUARY 11, 2017

The Tower by [Campbell, Nicole]

JANUARY 12, 2017

Winter's Captive (The Georgia Series Book 1) by [Bourgo, June V.]

JANUARY 13, 2017

Blood Price (Noble of Blood Book 1) by [Wright, A.L.]

JANUARY 14,, 2017

Execution of Justice: Covert Ops Military Assassination Thriller by [Dent, Patrick]

JANUARY 15, 20-17

Agent Colt: Classified Pride (Colt Information Agency Book 1) by [Wright, A.L.]

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My New Cover for THE REVENGE OF EXCALIBUR

For anyone who follows my blog, which aren’t many, you know  I’m going through a transition. Back in 2014, I signed my first Excalibur book with Creativia Publishing. At that time, it was the best thing I did. I loved Creativia and their authors. That’s how I met Julie Northup and Marnie Cate. Hi ladies!

 

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You can check out their books and websites HERE & HERE.

I eventually moved all my books under them. Even my short stories. Which was great. Back then. But, not now. The problem? Creativia was changing. They were adding more authors, getting bigger than I liked and it seemed all my books kept being put on FREE promotions. You can’t make any money from FREE!

I was getting dissatisfied. Truthfully? I became complacent. I left everything up to them. Why pay for promotion when I only received a small percentage? Which I’m not getting into now. I wasn’t the only one getting restless. So were Julie and Marnie.

Long story short. Yeah, like that can happen with writers. Julie approached me about starting our own publishing house. We named it Norns Triad Publications. Cool, huh?

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Since Creativia publishes under Amazon Select, which I hate, I had to give them a 90-day notice to unpublish my books. Which I did the 1st of October. I only requested my short stories and my Excalibur books. So, on January 1st, 2018, the rights would be returned to me, and I could publish them through Norns. WooHoo!

Toward that end, I started editing, again, The Secret of Excalibur, which will be, hopefully, published under Norns the first two weeks of 2018. The Revenge of Excalibur is to follow a week or two later. Which got me thinking about my book covers. I loved the cover for Revenge at the time, but now I’ve seen the same male character’s face everywhere.  He does have very striking features.  What did I expect from using stock photos? Sigh.  Funny thing?  I don’t normally like blond-haired guys.  I prefer them dark and broody.

 

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Well, I wanted something unique and fresh. So, I contacted Jessica Tahbonemah with The Magic Quill Graphics. She did an AMAZING job. She knew just what I wanted, and now I have a cover that really fits the story. What do you think?

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The downside to everything happening? It seems Creativia not only unpublished the books I requested, they also unpublished It Lives in the Basement and We Journey No More. That means, right now, I have no published books on Amazon. GRRR! Not what I was anticipating. Especially since Julie is in the process of moving the first of the year and she’s the one who does our formatting.

So, please bear with me. None of the links on my site to my books work. I will get them working as soon as we get them published by Norns Triad Publications. Thank you for your patience. Maybe when the transition has been completed, I’ll hold a giveaway. Any takers?

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Book Review of SUNSHINE SPIRIT by Barbara Willis

Sunshine Spirit by [Willis, Barbara]

Book Review of SUNSHINE SPIRIT by Barbara Willis

BLURB:

As Jane steps from the rubble of her West End home she meets Will; he offers laughter and love in abundance. But will his kindness lead to a happily ever after, or draw Jane into secrecy and danger?

With the Blitz of London upon them, Will teaches Jane to live for the moment and throw caution aside. He introduces her to his surrogate family, the joys of the theatre and the open road. In turn, Jane acquaints him with her eclectic mix of girlfriends and life at the Grandchester Hotel.

But wartime London is a dangerous place, and they soon find themselves in the middle of deception, desperation and murder. Amid the loss and discovery, a promise is made to wait for a loved one’s return.

MY REVIEW:

I have a penchant for reading mainly fantasy/sci-fi books, so it was enjoyable to be swept away with a well-written historical romance/thriller.  We start off in London during the Nazis Blitz.  Ms. Willis did a superb job showing us the terrible life Londoner’s faced on a nightly basis, waiting for death to drop on their doorsteps.

We start with a young woman, Jane, and the dangers she faces.  Not only from the nightly bombs, but from people who she thought she knew reasonably well.  Jane meets Will, a handsome and dashing actor.  A romance blooms between them, but little do they know Will is being used for nefarious reasons.  Who can they trust?

Unlike action-packed thriller plots, this one moves along, slowing drawing us into Jane and Will’s lives.  There were a few times I thought the prose a little wordy and redundant, but it also takes place during a slower paced lifestyle.  As with all good stories, I felt happiness, fear, uncertainty, and sadness. 

The ending is a bit strange and takes you into the fantasy/sci-fi genre.   Even now, several weeks after reading the book, I’m still not sure how I feel about the ending.

If you’re looking for a good historical/romance/thriller, I recommend this book.  I give it 4 feathers.

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Sunshine Spirit by [Willis, Barbara]

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WEEKLY USEFUL WRITER STUFF #7

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WEEKLY USEFUL WRITER STUFF #7

Another site I find incredibly beneficial is indiesunlimited.com. They not only have posts about how to improve our writing, but also tips on marketing, publishing, you name it. Whatever is necessary to get you and your book branded and noticed.

Indies Unlimited

The Blurb Doctor Is In

Free Resources for Writers

Resource: Book Covers

Resource: Video Trailers

Reviews and Review Sites

What Word Count Is Best for Genre Fiction?

@#*&$it – Self-Publishing Does NOT Have to Cost You Anything

I’ll Show You the Money: Monetizing with Amazon

Author Hack: Keeping Your Back Matter Up to Date for both Amazon and Wide Titles

Until next week.  Maybe.  LOL.

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December 2017 99 cent Amazon Ebooks by @CreativiaPub Authors 16th to 31st

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December 2017 99 cent Amazon Ebooks by @CreativiaPub Authors 16th to 31st

Here it is, the middle of December and I really can’t tell in Omaha, NE. We should have at least some snow on the ground, but nada so far. Not that I’m complaining. The older I get, the more I HATE snow and the colder weather. Probably cuz I have to walk in it all the time. BRRR! But, it sure is pretty to look at from afar. LOL.

Below are the Creativia ebooks to round out the year. I hope you’ve found some good reads and new authors to follow. Don’t forget, they are free with your Kindle Unlimited subscriptions. As always, please leave reviews on Amazon. Thank you, and have a very Merry Xmas and Happy New Years.

DECEMBER 16, 2017

Splintered Ice by [Yates, Stuart G.]   Heal Into Health: Gluten Free, Vegan Sensations by [Blattner, Kirsty]

The World After by [Snow, Sonador]   Behind Closed Doors by [Porter, Brian L.]

DECEMBER 17, 2017

Bars, Bouncers, Bad Guys & Beyond: A kick-ass manual for bouncers and security officers by [Hammer, Harry]   The Melting Dead by [Lamoreux, Doug]

Circus of Horrors by [Gill, Carole]

DECEMBER 18, 2017

A Tall Man Rides (The Hendershot Series Book 1) by [Rourke, H. Berkeley]   Jack The Ripper - The Hull Connection by [Covell, Mike]

Annie Chapman - Wife, Mother, Victim: The Life and Death of a Victim of Jack The Ripper by [Covell, Mike]   Frederick Bailey Deeming: Jack The Ripper Or Something Worse? by [Covell, Mike]

Coming Darkness by [Terry, Susan-Alia]

DECEMBER 19, 2017

The Queen's Pass by [Weber, Tobias A.]   Switch by [Sweet, Nick]

Women of Scotland: A Journey to Scottish History by [Swift, Helen Susan]   Vendetta by [Gaydas, Craig]

DECEMBER 20, 2017

On Delicate Wings by [Higgins, L.J.]   Tsunami, A Love Story by [Rourke, H. Berkeley]

DECEMBER 21, 2017

After Armageddon by [Porter, Brian L., Gill, Carole]   Bad In Bardino by [Sweet, Nick]

Forever by [Case, Natalie J.]   The Guardian Chronicles by [Gaydas, Craig]

DECEMBER 22, 2017

Apparition Lake by [Lamoreux, Daniel D., Lamoreux, Doug]   A Game for Assassins (The Redaction Chronicles Book 1) by [Quinn, James]

The Girl Who Could Change Fate by [Ostergren, Cassidy]   The Unicorn's Daughter by [Beishir, Norma]

Twisted Tales from a Skewed Mind by [Collier, Mari]

DECEMBER 23, 2017

SpaceHive by [McKinnon, Kenna]   Nightcrawler by [Dizon, John Reinhard]

Underneath the Gargoyle by [Harding, Christina]   The Seasiders by [Griffiths-Jones, A.J.]

DECEMBER 24, 2017

The Ka by [Deal, Mary]   The Reviled (Dark Fey Book 1) by [Morgan, Cynthia A.]

Unflinching: A Western by [Yates, Stuart G.]

DECEMBER 25, 2017

Hidden Between the Lines by [Laughlin, Sally A.]   I am Keats as you are by [Peirson, Glenn]

  

The Cartographer by [Gaydas, Craig]

DECEMBER 26, 2017

A Necessary End by [Rubino, Diana]   Like The Thistle Seed: The Scots Abroad by [Archibald, Malcolm]

A Wild Rough Lot: Whaling and Sealing from the Moray Firth by [Archibald, Malcolm]

DECEMBER 27, 2017

A Death In Tuscany by [Rosano, Dick]   Den of Dark Angels by [McKinnon, Kenna]

DECEMBER 28, 2017

The Patriot Joe Morton by [DeVault, Michael]   Heronk by [Richards, Ronald]

DECEMBER 29, 2017

Knee Deep in a Sea Breeze by [Sholtz-Ames, Laila]   Broken by [Chrysler, Angela B.]

House Of Horrors by [Gill, Carole]   Jack The Ripper and the Maybrick Family by [Covell, Mike]

God's Hammer (Hakon's Saga Book 1) by [Schumacher, Eric]

DECEMBER 30, 2017

Shaman - The Awakening by [McCoy, VR]   Flushed by [Mulak, Joseph]

Lest We Forget: An Anthology Of Remembrance by [Porter, Brian L.]

DECEMBER 31, 2017

Family of Strangers by [Willis, Barbara]   A Complete How-To Guide for Rookie Writers by [Murphy, Robin]

   Iris by [Langford, Billie]

Quest For Babylon's Soul: The Epic Search for The Gold Statue of God Marduk by [Snow, Sonador]

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