An excerpt from Ink, Red, Dead, newly revised and expanded, by Joanna Campbell Slan. (Grab it before the price goes up to $9.99! Go to http://tinyurl.com/inkred ) "You need a Diet Dr Pepper?" asked Dodie as she set one at my elbow. "You read my mind," I said. "Whatever it is that's bothering you, Sunshine, you'll feel … [Read more...] about Monday's the Last Day to Get INK, RED, DEAD Absolutely Free!
You can download Ink, Red, Dead for FREE from Oct. 5 thru 7 (Saturday through Monday) by going to http://tinyurl.com/inkred Here's the deal: As long as you keep spread the word and tell your friends about my free offers, I'll continue making my books available for FREE for a limited time! An Excerpt from Ink, Red, Dead Note: The new revision is book length with craft "how to" information and … [Read more...] about Ink, Red, Dead Will Be Free for Three Days!
Tuesdays with Sally Lippert, Joanna's Ace Assistant Do you read for fun? Do you read to escape? Do you read to learn a new skill? Or is it all of the above? Currently, I am reading for all of the above. As I am trying to assist Joanna in the self-publishing world, I have developed a whole new appreciation for what an author goes through to get a book into our hands. When we are very young, our parents introduce us to the world of books. School … [Read more...] about Why do YOU read?
Years ago I attended a lecture by a bestselling author. I hadn't published a book yet, so I took copious notes and committed his every word to memory. One of his pearls of wisdom was this scintillating thought: "Never align your character with a product you don't like." He went on to explain that he'd created a protagonist who loved a certain brand of beer. "Not my favorite brand," said the novelist. "I just randomly chose a brand. … [Read more...] about Why Kiki Lowenstein LOVES Diet Dr Pepper
QUESTION: When will Make, Take, Murder be available on Kindle or Nook? ANSWER: I have no idea. See, my publisher converts the files to a format that e-publisher can use. Then it's up to the e-publishers (Amazon or Barnes & Noble) to post the books. (Feel free to bug Amazon and Barnes & Noble. And tell me what you find out, okay?) ** QUESTION: Will Make, Take, Murder be available in large print? ANSWER: I have no idea. So far, Wheeler … [Read more...] about Answers? I've Got a Few
Need a Kiki fix? For less than a cup of coffee, you can read the most recent adventure of Kiki Lowenstein, "A Halloween Close Call." Kiki Lowenstein is invited to a Halloween Party at Detective Chad Detweiler's parents' farm. But mysterious happenings around St. Louis have everyone on edge--and Kiki has a close encounter that leaves a surprising clue behind! This entertaining 10,000+ word novella is only $1.99 and available at A Close Call. … [Read more...] about A Halloween Close Call–A Kiki Lowenstein Novella