In this edition we share a secret about the next Zack Tolliver, FBI novel; share an experience night racing in the desert, and introduce our new author site. Tolliver Tales December 2017
The Holiday Season is a wonderful time for most, a time of special music, colorful lights, great food, renewed friendship, and renewed souls. What's not to love? It's a rewarding season for all. Not so much for authors of eBook mystery and crime novels. I've noticed a lag in sales during most U.S. holidays, lasting … Continue reading Tis The Season For…Crime and Carnage?
Perhaps I should begin by emphasizing that I appreciate all my reviewers immensely (even, or possibly especially the critics). I know the time it takes to assess, formulate, and write one's feelings about a book. A book is a complicated blending of thoughts, actions, and emotions, many of which often conflict. Reviews are not judgments; … Continue reading About Relating To Reviewers
Tolliver Tales Aug 2017 copy In this edition I relate (as best I am able) my approach to creating plot for books in the Zack Tolliver, FBI series, and how it differs from others of a similar genre. I also hint at the location for book #6 of the series. Enjoy.
Tolliver Tales Aug 2017 copy
Recent chatroom wisdom tends to dismiss the Amazon KDP marketing tools Countdown and Free Books as less than effective for eBook marketing. The reasoning is all about numbers - there are simply too many free books at any one time, too many books offering countdown prices, too many authors altogether. I disagree For those who … Continue reading Is the Amazon Kindle Countdown Effective?
It is true the sand of the Mojave Desert hides treasures. There are storied treasure hoards, such as a ship laden with pearls, an underground river bed of black sand laced with gold, a shaft of gold ore behind an iron door, lost and never relocated. Then there are the real underground treasures … Continue reading Writing “SAND”
Please follow the link provided to enjoy the June Issue of Tolliver Tales, with news from the author and events relived and anticipated. Tolliver Tales June 2017 Anticipate the next Tolliver Tales on August 2, 2017. Enjoy.
With a title this assumptive, I hasten to acknowledge I possess no lofty credentials or superior access to data upon which to base the ideas which follow. I am not a queen bee, I am a drone. But even the drone bee is cognizant of change in the quality of the honey over a period … Continue reading A Review of Publishing Today
Concerned that a follower, subscriber, or friend who should receive a copy of Tolliver Tales Bulletin does not, we decided to send a copy as a blog post. We will continue to send one by Email as well, working hard to perfect our mailing list. Enjoy. Tolliver Tales April 2017