The Last Blog Post

I love to write, but I can’t write all the things. There just isn’t time. I have always wanted to gear my blog toward the people who read my books. But surprise! Fans of my fiction don’t seem to care about blogs. Frankly, I don’t blame them. I don’t read the blogs of fiction writers […]


Are you on Bookbub? I am. Actually, I’m on it twice under my two different genre names. I’ve been part of Bookbub for years, and it’s really developed into something more than a book recommendation newsletter. It’s like social media for book lovers. You can still get book recommendation newsletters for genres you select. But […]

The Marketing Department: What Not to Do

As I reviewed my proposed outline for what has turned into a 7-part series on book marketing, I realized I’m heading into the weeds with my Book Business series. I’m going to head myself off at the pass and move on to other topics for two main reasons: This is supposed to be a series […]

Gaming the System

Recently, one of my social media feeds spit out this article, which details how certain members of the indie author community are gaming the Amazon Kindle Unlimited system and other Amazon ranking systems to their unfair advantage. It’s no surprise that people try to work the system. Traditional publishers have been doing that literally forever with the […]

Prime Day Deals for Readers

Amazon Prime Day starts today at 3 PM EST, and that means great deals for readers!* If you aren’t already a Prime member, you can still participate by signing up for a 30-day free trial: If you don’t want to remain a Prime member after the end of your trial period, be sure to cancel! […]