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August 7th, 2011, 01:46 PM
Being the new kid on the block is fun. No, really, it is! lol I have set up my blog... a much easier blog (the first one was ANNOYING & hard to to set up) and now I am trying to find out how to "gift" a free copy on amazon. BashingHead I am thinking of using smashwords also.
So what were your "first days" like? How did you handle all the marketing/promotional issues that always seemed to pop up when you least expected it? Are you still going through it? Let me know~
(and by all means, check out my new blog below~ lol)
August 18th, 2011, 01:09 PM
Nice blog! Good luck with your new release! :)
August 18th, 2011, 02:55 PM
Thanks! I appreciate the comment over there too. I am still so new at all of this and, at times, it can be a little overwhelming~ lol But, that's part of the FUN!
August 18th, 2011, 03:07 PM
Left a comment on your blog :) Nice job
August 18th, 2011, 03:12 PM
Thanks Dominique! (nervously tapping fingers till Sunday evening...) It's gonna be KILLING me to not blog, much less not stare at that screen of comments! lol Especially since this is the first contest I have ever done~
August 18th, 2011, 03:26 PM
are you on FB I can give you a shout out there :)
August 18th, 2011, 05:24 PM
oh yes! My fanpage is
Thanks so much for everything~ ever since I have joined this forum, it has been nothing but great people and great advice & encouragement. I really do appreciate it and if you can send me yours, I will do the same~
August 18th, 2011, 08:40 PM
Your Blog looks really good. Well done.
August 19th, 2011, 11:39 AM
Thanks!.... Now if I can just find that "easy" button I had lying round from Staples... :womancomputer:
I did realize that promotion & marketing (& hintin/begging) would be as difficult as it is. Don't get me wrong, I don't mind the hard work, I enjoy it. I am just frustrated that I have had more encouragement from established authors/publish houses/reviewers than my own family/community in general. They are all like this: :shark:
Oh well, that was my vent for the day! lol
August 20th, 2011, 11:05 AM
Ok, so today is Saturday so I am posting a quick reminder for anyone (everyone lol) that tomorrow @ 6pm (cst) is the end of my first contest. Here is the link:
There are only 2 things to do: 1. Follow the blog & 2. Answer the question in a quick note.
That's it~ You can win a copy of my debut paranormal romance novella, A Fire Within... ( I have 2 that I am giving away). Come by, check it out & I will post the winners (& msg them) sunday @ 7pm (cst).
August 21st, 2011, 08:48 PM
CONGRATS to mommybtof4, Vanessa & Amber Meadows for winning free copies of my debut book, A Fire Within~ Hope they enjoy it!!!!
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