Author Corey Carter has shared a blog post about the 24/7 Indie Author Experience: Writing & Promoting on your own. She has provided us with so much helpful information. Thank you Corey!
I’m sure that almost every seasoned Indie Author will tell you that the majority of us work endless hours with little pay in the beginning. This has been my own experience thus far. After I published my first novel, Shadows of Deception, I was proud of my achievement, but then I realized that Amazon wasn’t going to just miraculously sell my book for me. I spoke with my cousin, a well established Indie Author, and she warned me of the obstacles and hard work ahead. The purpose of this post is to give both new, and already established authors, some insight about my own experiences in this industry so far.
Start marketing before you write your book!
I can’t emphasize this enough. I won’t lie; I had no idea what twitter was, until after I published my romantic thriller novel. No clue! With the exception of my own personal Facebook and…
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Janice has been contacted by the secretary of ‘Twin Lakes Civitan’, an organization collecting new and gently used children’s books, up to 6th grade reading level, for special needs students in and around Mountain Home. I thought this was a great cause to support and decided spontaneously to spread word about this! If you are able to help, please do so, I’m sure they’d be delighted to hear from you!
Hi fellow authors!
I recently received a message from a lady, Angie Smith, who is looking for books up to grade six level for special needs children. She is the secretary of Twin Lakes Civitan, a non-profit organization that helps people of all ages who are in need of assistance. Above is their adorable snake reading a book and below their logo!
Angie asked me if I could spread the word about this organization and help in some way to obtain the much needed books for their special needs children to get them up to their reading levels. I told her I would be happy to send some of my books to her. All most authors want in return is a review. This she said she would make sure is done for anyone who donates a book or books.
Please visit their website and you will see the good things that they do to help…
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