Category Archives: My posts

EDITORIAL REVIEWS–DO YOU READ THEM?

Several weeks ago I received a review back from Self-Publishing Reviews for The Secret of Excalibur.  I had paid for this review, which wasn’t cheap by any means.  It ended up being a 4 star, which I was pleased with. … Continue reading

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HOW OLD IS ARTHUR MERLLIN? REALLY?

I recently sent my book, The Secret of Excalibur,  to Self-Publishing Review for, well, a review. And, once again, Arthur Merlin has been referred to as a “young man.”  The reviewer was even confused as to whether this was a … Continue reading

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IN THE MOOD FOR A HEART-RENDERING, TEARFUL STORY?

Do you LOVE heart-rendering, tearful stories?  If so, you need to check out my short story, Silent Night. Unfortunately, it’s only available through a subscription to my VIP newsletter.  But no problems.  You can always unsubscribe at any time. Since … Continue reading

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WHO WANTS TO WIN A $25 AMAZON GIFT CARD?

On September 1st, Readers’ Favorite posted the winners for their 2016 book contest.  And guess what, two of my books WON!!!  No, I didn’t win first, second or third place, but out of thousands of entries from all over the … Continue reading

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A Guide to Professional Email Marketing Etiquette

As professional authors, we should be vigorously pursuing an email list of readers/subscribes.  Here’s a lithograph to help you with the daunting task of sending newsletters. 

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Bella Tulip Publishing @BellaTulipPubs

When I decided to ghostwrite my deceased husband’s stories, I wanted to go with a publisher.  But, from past experience, I knew it would be impossible to go with a traditional publisher.  So, I was very fortunate to find Creativia … Continue reading

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#PAPERBACK Books available on Amazon or Barnes & Noble

Ahh, there’s nothing like the feel and smell of a new PAPERBACK book.  I just love opening a new book, making that first crack in the spine, claiming it as mine.  I also love turning the pages, the feel and … Continue reading

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3 No-No’s #Newbie Indie Authors Should Never Do

It’s been 3 1/2 years since I started publishing my late husband’s books.  I feel like I’m still new at this gig, but when I see some of the authors just coming out of the gate, I realize I’ve learned … Continue reading

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Joy, Joy: The Revenge of Excalibur is finished

Joy, Joy: The Revenge of Excalibur is finished I’m proud to announce that the 2nd book in the Excalibur saga has finally been submitted to my publisher for publication.  YEAH!!  I’m hoping it will be out in June, which will … Continue reading

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#Censorship among Authors and #bookreviews

Is there censorship between fellow authors and the book reviews we give each other?  Sadly, I have to say, yes there is. I recently had another tiff with an author over a book review I gave her.  I praised her … Continue reading

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