Book Conga promotions

Hey everyone,

If you are a follower of mine, or you just drop by to lurk around my site, I have a request for you. If you are an author or a reader, I would like for you to share this post.

Authors, please leave your book links in either the comments, or on your post, if you decide to ping back my link, instead of reblogging the post itself. The reason I am requesting that you do this, is because we as indie authors need to help one another advertise our books.

I’ve been promoting my books as well as those of group members on a couple of facebook groups that I’m on, and the work I’ve been doing has given me the idea to post this promotion free for all here. This is called the book conga.

If you share this on twitter, please use the hashtag #BookConga, so that I, and other authors can see your promotions and retweet them. Please share the love for other authors by promoting their books, while you share yours. If you want to see my books, visit my meet the author page, and please share my book links with your friends.

I wanted to make this a fun way to advertise each other’s books, so please, authors, join the fun. Readers, if you see any of these books that you have read by indie authors, feel free to share the links to these books with your friends, so they can enjoy them to.

I posted the link to the Electric Eclectic books contest on my recent post. Please join, and get your read on.

Until nest time, happy reading, reviewing, and sharing your favorite books.

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Electric eclectic books reading contest

Hey everyone,

Do you love to read? Would you like to win a special gift for posting reviews on amazon? If you answered yes to these questions, here’s the perfect contest for you.

Electric Eclectic has gone crazy.

They are giving away £££’s & $$$’s worth of Amazon gift vouchers throughout this year to readers of their books.

All you have to do is leave a review on Amazon books website and you can win yourself Amazon Gift Vouchers. Grab yourself an Electric Eclectic book today and get into that winning streak.

You can find Electric Eclectic’s Novelettes and the full rules on the Electric Eclectic website. Check it out today and get winning.

Please join in the fun and share with your friends. Hey! by the way, I have something special for the kids on this site as well.

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I’ve got the seed of an idea planded in my brain, and I need your feedback!

Good evening everyone!

How are y’all doing on this frigid night? Listen, I have the seed of an idea planted in my brain, and I want to hear from you. Before you laugh at my crazy idea, let me explain.

I was listening to a podcast, and thinking about the skydiving landing pages I have written last year, when the notion of writing an informative book about skydiving popped into my head from out of nowhere. Now, that may sound outlandish, but if I talk to my client, and do the necessary research, I think I could pull it off.

Here’s where I need your help. Would you like to see an informative eBook about skydiving? If so, what topics would you like me to cover in my book? Is there any specific information about skydiving, or the training you need to start your own skydiving career that you’d like me to share in this book idea?

Please share your thoughts in the comments below. thanks for reading and God bless.

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What is your Story?

Hey there everyone,

I finished listening to a podcast a few minutes ago, that brought this topic to mind. As the title says, what is your story.

As an author, I write may different stories, filled with various characters, some realistic, and others, of a ferry tail nature. However, as a business owner and a writer, I have to not only tell an entertaining story, but I have to have a message for my readers, that adds value to their lives. This holds true, even when I write a nonfiction book, or write blog posts and landing pages for my professional clients. However, instead of telling my story when I write on a professional basis, I have to tell the story of my client’s brand. For example, I have to inform, yet make skydiving sound fun and entertaining for RushCube’s readers, and the visitors to their clients’ websites.

No matter whether you’re a writer, or a business owner, your interactions with the people you work with, or who live in your community, as long as you have a special to add value to your customers’ lives while conducting your business, can help to create a story for your brand. Not only do you share your story with others, but people in your community can tell the story of your business, and share their experiences, to possibly recommend your business to their friends and family members.

We all have a story to tell, and each story is different, though they all may have slight similarities. With that being said, I want to leave you with a few questions to think about: What is your story, and are you the only person who tells your story, or do people in your community have something positive to contribute to your story? Does hearing the stories of people you come in contact with, on a daily basis, add merit to your own story? You don’t have to share your personal stories here, but I do have one question that I’d like to hear your thoughts on. How have the people in your life influenced your personal and professional story?

I find that I personally love telling my story of how I developed as an author, to others. Sometimes those who I talk to, either on a podcast, in a Facebook group, on Twitter, or face to face with friends and new acquaintances, ca either become inspired by my story, or further inspire me to build upon my story. This is why our stories are so important. They can add value to the lives of other,s no matter whether you’re conducting a simple task, or writing an elaborate tale. Take some time to think about your story, and allow your interactions with the people in your life to inspire you. Allow people to help you build upon your own story, while helping others share and build upon their stories.

Happy reading, writing, and be sure to share your special story whenever possible. Until next time, good night and God bless.

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An Exciting Announcement!

Hello everyone,

This past Saturday, I had a very interesting author interview. This interview was on the In Perspective podcast, hosted by Bob Branco.

I spoke with him and his cohost about my books, my writing inspiration, my development as a writer, and a bit about book marketing and promotion. To listen to this fun and informative interview, please visit:

After listening to the podcast, please leave your feedback and questions in the comments below. If anyone else is interested in having me as a guest on his or her podcast, please fill out my contact form and send your request in the comment section after providing your name and email address.

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The Seaside Trilogy by Sandra W. Burch: book review

Do you remember my “Meet the author” post featuring Sandra W. Burch? Well, today I am here to review her Seaside Trilogy Seaside Haven, Away from the Sun, and Remember me.

Seaside haven started out a bit slow, as all novels and novelettes do, but once it picked up the pace, I was pulled along like a magnet to the end. In this first book, Phenix is recovering from injuries caused by a car accident. Sierra The general manager of the resort, which Phenix owns, is the one person who can teach him not to give up on life, no matter what his prognosis is. I won’t say how, but they do fall in love.

Now, I will say thatAway from the Sun was captivating. If you thought that Phenix and Sierra’s marriage would slow things down a bit, as far as the story is concerned? You are dead wrong! Let’s just say that things get real dicy in this book. First of all, Phenix goes to his former lover’s funeral. When he flies to Monica’s home town, he meets up with her best friend Sue, who is holding a baby that she claims is his.

After the funeral, she flies back to Seaside Haven, with Preston, and stays with him for nearly a month to supposedly get settled in. The way Phenix and Sue seem to be attracted to each other, you’d think that Phenix and Sierra’s marriage will crumble, but that’s not the case. I won’t tell you how this book ends, but be prepared to be riveted until the end.

Remember me is a bit different, in the since that it takes place in New England This book is about a guy named nick who has had a serious spouts accident. Elizabeth stays by his side while he’s in the hospital, but when he gets home, he can’t remember the past. Although they end up getting a divorce, they rekindle the love they once had for each other and create new memories together, and some with their daughter Julia.

I give these three books three stars, and you can purchase them as one book, or as three separate novellas. All I can say is be prepared to enjoy three short Christian romances, and hang onto your hats, because this series is a wild ride in itself.

Sandra Burch, You have outdone yourself with these books.

Until next time, Blessings and happy reading.

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Writing children’s stories isn’t as hard as you might think

Good Friday afternoon everyone, I have a special post for you today. I have embarked on writing a children’s chapter book.

The first time I wrote this story, it was just a little cute story that I thought about publishing anywhere, but when I posted it to the Electric Eclectic books program, the story was too short. I would like to take this time to thank Paul White, for not only editing it to make more readable, but for giving me the inspiration to write more and turn Maggie’s gravy train into a chapter book. Although I have more to write, I am loving the direction this book is taking.

When writing children’s stories, my first suggestion is to read children’s books, and hang out with kids in your family or in your neighborhood. Sometimes you can be at your most creative when writing a children’s book. You can create a story with characters that are out of the ordinary, but make the story for kids of all ages. Add a little magic, adventure, and. Mystery to your story, and you’ve got the perfect adventure for children and adults alike.

Have you ever heard of a gravy train with biscuits for wheels? Train staff made up of ferries, elves, a gingerbread conductor, and a chocolate chip cookie clad waiter? What about a gingerbread track? this is what childrens books are made of, and a whole lot more. As long as you make your story believeable, a children’s book is loads of fun to write!

Until next time, happy writing, and have fun with your creative storytelling.

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