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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MASTERING AMAZON ~ Second in the Series

Getting the Most out of  Amazon Like most indie authors, I’m always searching for ways to get my books visible. Over the past four years changes in our digital industry seem moment-to-moment, but for certain changes move in cycles. When I stepped into the indie universe Romance was at the top of Bookbub’s pricing list. […]

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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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Five eBOOK BASICS–Are you Getting it Right? Or Forgetting it Wrong?

Five Basic Steps to Best Book Presentation There are thousands of promoters and indie author insiders calling themselves Experts and every single one has some offer in hand that will teach you how to sell your book–or if you fork over $$$–they will sell your book for you and pretty soon you will be a bestselling […]

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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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90% of Indie Authors Don’t Act

In March I wrote a blog Your Amazon Author Page~Is it Working for You?  That blog generated the  least amount of traffic on this site. I was stunned at the lack of interest. Yet, creating an effective Amazon Author page is the single most critical and basic step to an indie author’s success.  When I first stepped into […]

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Read & Review Program to Rival NetGalley

  A Read and Review program for indie authors that rivals NetGalley. How did that happen? Is it true? Yes it is true and eNovel Authors at Work has the privilege to announce it. You want the skinny up front.  Here it is: Jay Lee, the founder of Choosy Bookworm rolled out the program in an email […]

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Amazon TOP 1000 Reviewer Dilemma

  Here is what is new in the life of a freelance book reviewer. A few months past, I received a request from a self-published author seeking a review for two of her books. I read the first book, wrote a review and posted the review on Goodreads and Amazon US.  I alerted the author […]

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