For followers of this blog please note CAT the eBook will be free FRIDAY December 7 as a special promotion on Amazon. Take advantage; give to a friend if you already have one. And if you've read this far, CAT will be just $0.99 later today. Enjoy!
Our best wishes for your Holiday Season! The December issue of Tolliver Tales is published. Here are some hi-lights: ☞ THE OTHER is now available as an audio book and you can get one free! ☞ WESTERN JUSTICE - three novellas by three Western authors including this author's prequel to the Zack Tolliver, FBI series in … Continue reading Tolliver Tales News Bulletin December
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
The hot topic in my writing circles lately is audio books. I sense a fascination among my fellow authors. Several have made them, many want to make them. And why not? Audio books are enjoying an enormous surge in popularity, having more than doubled sales in the last several years. For the author, it's never … Continue reading Why An Audio Book?
Of course, everybody knows how to write a book review. We all wrote them in grade school. All those summer reading reports due at the opening of school. The formal review styles we were taught in English classes. No wonder we pause when asked to write one. Who's got the time? Times have changed. Book reviews … Continue reading Writing A Review Is Easy
Life in the digital age is user-friendly, full of choices. The choices we make determine the choices available. The path not taken tends to disappear. This is certainly true in the world of books, for readers as well as writers. These creators and consumers maintain a symbiotic relationship, the writer dependent upon the choices made … Continue reading Free Choice for Readers
My first novel was the most fun I’ve had while writing. There are a number of reasons for that; most of them obvious: It was my first attempt, therefore the outcome was uncertain. I had many mental scenarios stored away over the years to draw upon. Everything was available - I could use any imagery, … Continue reading Five Ways to keep Your Joy in Writing