With the Holiday Season there comes an urge to give thanks. In the Rolodex of my brain I can flip through many names of those who reach out regularly to help make my life and those of others better. As an author, I am particularly beholden to my reviewers. For readers, this is a brave … Continue reading It’s Time to Thank My Reviewers
The Carriage house of the Santa Ynez Valley Museum was packed last night with people who came to hear about Davy Brown, a man whose greatest renown to most people is the appearance of his name on a bottle of ale from the Figueroa Mountain Brewery*. And that is the point. Although a campground, a creek … Continue reading The Unsinkable Davy Brown
I've recently had some thoughts regarding Amazon reviewers. I've come to recognize that many reviewers fall into certain types. At another level, I suspect that the reviews for each type reflect the personality type that resides behind them. Follow me here. So far I've received 20 Amazon reviews for my book, THE OTHER. Of those, fourteen … Continue reading It’s Just A Review, Right?
Yes, from Google and others of the same ilk comes the sales concept of "free". Give away meaningful things in a forthright manner and people will remember; you will store up their good will, excite their curiosity, and eventually, there will be a payday. It works. Everything about the publication and marketing of my novel … Continue reading Free for a Fee