2017 Coming to an end. What’s next?

2017 IS COMING TO A CLOSE ~ WE’RE EVALUATING WHAT WE’VE DONE AND GLORY BE! WHAT’S NEXT? This is a really tough blog to write because just when I think I’ve learned a few things, I find I’m eating Stupid for Breakfast again. When I first stepped into the indie publishing arena, I did what […]

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Reviews! Author Achilles Heel

Author Achilles Heel ~ Reviews…Again… Oh, Mercy me…I don’t know where my brain was when I considered it was just indie authors hungering for reviews. Nope. Contracted authors, especially those under contract with small publishers or online publishers are searching for reviews, too.  I’m hearing from them. So called experts and PR folks who want […]

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Results on Bookbub Ads

Talking about Bookbub, the indie author’s premier ebook promoter   Hello, and welcome back to eNovel Authors at Work.  Snagging a Bookbub slot appears to be getting more and more difficult. IMO, many of us who used to snag those slots are now being turned away. But recently we get those rejections with a plug […]

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Joining eNovel Authors at Work

Are you considering membership in eNovel Authors at Work?  Membership is Open to Romance Authors We have four slots to fill Hello, and welcome. I’m Jackie Weger, Founder of eNovel Authors at Work.  We open membership several times a year.  We are always on the lookout for indie authors with good books and a great attitude. […]

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Is Amazon Really Stupid?

What do you think? Folks, I am in no way a spokesperson for Amazon. I doubt Amazon even knows I exist outside of books I upload. Amazon previews cover art and text for publication, says yea or nae and Amazon is done with me. In the past ten days since Amazon posted new review policies […]

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Now I know why

Savvy authors distance themselves from those less savvy Listen up. I was dumb as rock when I entered our digital universe. I signed a seven book contract with an online publisher that was the pits. They did not move sweet romance books. I went to the publisher’s Skype forums and was told SEX SELLS. So? The […]

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MASTERING AMAZON 4th in The Series

#IT’S THE LITTLE THINGS… …We learn that helps us to success as we hone our indie authorship skills.  You can take all sorts of virtual courses, hire as many PR experts as your wallet can handle and not one will tell you the little things that work. Here’s why: They don’t know them. So let’s just […]

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MASTERING AMAZON ~ 3rd in the SERIES

Amazon is Flat Out on a Roll… New updates to Amazon Terms of Service and techie stuff just keeps on coming.  In eNovel Authors at Work we have jumped on Amazon Giveaways to build our follow list. We do this to snag the email Amazon sends out to one’s followers upon a new release. That’s […]

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Blogging ~ A Call to Action? Or Not…

Blogging Off-Topic Since I first stepped into indie authorship, advice has poured into my mailbox that I must blog. And recently suggestions are piling up telling me to blog about anything other than my books.  Blog about cooking or recipes or crystals or knitting… And once foodies, new age aficionados or knitters are following my […]

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Authors Spew Vitriol at FREE Books-Again!

“Nobody is buying my book because they can read all they want for FREE.” You have heard that.  It never stops. There is across our indie author universe a huge outcry about authors who promote their books for FREE and/or 99¢ . The consensus of those pickle-sour notes is: Nobody is buying books because they can […]

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