eBook Promoters ~ The Best & The Worst Part 5

Bait and Switch… Do you catch it?  or  Do they catch you? Here is a heads up. When I write these articles, I name the good guys. I name the promotion sites eNovel Authors At Work has vetted, curated, like and use in our promotions, large and small. I figure you can read between the […]

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eBook Promoters ~ The Best & The Worst Part 4

Putting the spotlight on Goodreads Ads and Amazon.com Campaigns…   This is the fourth in a series of articles about ebook promoters and indie author services. Have mercy! It may go on forever because every single day we indie authors are approached by new promoters entering our indie universe and asking for our $$$. In an […]

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What do Reviewers Want?

How it’s done ~ Approaching a reviewer… Hi, everyone. I’m  Julie Whiteley, a blogger, reader and reviewer. Jackie asked me to write a post for you concerning issues between authors and reviewers. And, especially to address what reviewers look for and to note some of the things we all need to work on. What makes a […]

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eBook Promoters ~ The Best & The Worst Part 2

What makes a good promotion service? Here is the answer: Results. This the second in a series of articles about book promoters and promotion services for indie books.  In eNovel Authors at Work we tell it like it is. If you see a book promotion or author service on this site–we like it. We know […]

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ARE YOU SELLING YOUR BOOKS ON ALL VENUES?

IS IT WISE TO PUT ALL OF YOUR BOOKS IN A SINGLE BASKET? You have heard since the early financial crashes in the 19th and 20th centuries, “Don’t put all of your eggs in a single basket. Diversify!”  New  indie authors are stepping up their game~diversifying, and publishing their books across Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iTunes/iBooks, […]

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Are You All Set for 2015?

eNovel Authors at Work is a year old It has been a heck of year. Putting together a group of authors to volunteer and network is a massive chore and cannot be achieved without cooperation of like-minded authors. eNovel has been so fortunate. We have two volunteer webmasters, Amy Vansant and Carolyn Steele, who maintain […]

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Top 5 Essentials for Your Books in 2015

Doing the right things for your books’ success 2014 turned out to be a watershed year. Amazon produced Kindle Unlimited which has lowered our per book borrow royalty by 25%.  New promotion sites raised their heads. Some are terrific, some not. Some deliver, some don’t.  Traditional publishers are now filling top slots in our favorite […]

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Review Plague ~ A Disease more Viral than Ebola

“If I’m ever short of money, at least I know I can write this badly and still sell books to make extra cash. ” [11 readers agreed]. Those few word transmit the review plague. Every indie author is at risk of becoming infected and only the wisest avoid becoming a susceptible host. Not a day goes by that […]

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#eNovAaW ~ Movers & Shakers

  Last month’s column was so popular, I decided to do it again. Usually our blogs on eNovel are all about  eHow best to manage an indie career, effective  ePromotions, and talking about what works best for us and what does not. But November is shaping up to be another stellar month for eNovel Authors at Work […]

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Cliffhangers or Hang by the Neck until…

CLIFFHANGERS: THRILLING LEAP OR PERILOUS PLUNGE?   I’ll say it right off: in general, I don’t like cliffhangers.  That said, I agree that some of the most enjoyable and successful series ever written have had cliffhanger elements. Tolkien’s Ring Trilogy, Lewis’ Narnia series, and of course, Rowling’s Harry Potter series, all have some long story […]

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