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Free Promos Part 2–Promoting a Book the Second Time

Following the success of my free Golden Key promotion (A Totally Free Promo) I decided to repeat the same promo for Dragon Hoard, now that I was armed with better information about what the individual promoters could reasonably achieve. This

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Free Books: Why You Might Want to Give Your Work Away

There’s a certain underlying philosophy concerning free books that I want to touch on briefly here. Some people (including me) believe that a good way to find new readers is to remove the bar to entry by making your book

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The Golden Key is Free for a short time, plus First Chapter Excerpt

The Golden Key is free for a short time! I’m really proud of this book–I think it’s the best thing I’ve ever written. And for a couple of weeks, you can get it without plunking down the price of a

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Kelly’s Christmas–Short Story

Kelly rested her head on her paws and groaned. Her hips hurt, and she missed her pack mate. She hadn’t seen Toby for over a week. Her people wept and spoke of Toby in hushed tones. Why was he gone?

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Holiday Movie–A Christmas Short Story

Max picked up one of his two Christmas cards and shook his head. One was from his dentist, and the other was from his tax guy. The mantel used to be covered with these things. Why had everybody stopped sending

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Twelve Tales of Christmas

Christmas isn’t always “Jingle Bells” and “Ho, ho, ho.” In these Twelve Tales of Christmas, even Santa has to deal with unexpected German Shepherds and reindeer who suddenly want to learn the tango. A dryad works feverishly with a teenage

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Giving Double the Value When Posting Amazon Reviews

Many of us are avid readers, and what’s more, we even warm the cockles of writers’ hearts by leaving reviews for their books. And if you don’t yet, please allow me to put in my plug for book reviewing in

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