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Offline Sarah Scribblez

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Re: HELPFUL LINKS FOR INDIE WRITERS
« Reply #50 on: January 22, 2014, 08:58:31 AM »
Bookmarked. Thank you for all the hard work it must have taken to compile this information!

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« Reply #51 on: February 02, 2014, 09:24:52 AM »
Love this list. Thank you!
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« Reply #52 on: June 25, 2014, 01:00:28 AM »
Oh, wow. Thanks for the thanks. I actually expanded this list out to a 150 page book. The thing about 'best' is that it's subjective, and it depends on your taste and budget. And for marketing promos, 'best' can change. There are some mid-size blogs that are really on the bubble with the ROI, and some that are superstars. And, of course, nothing can beat the big blogs.

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« Reply #53 on: July 07, 2014, 05:15:33 PM »
Thank you!

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« Reply #54 on: July 07, 2014, 06:20:16 PM »
Thanks for posting this! This is FANTASTIC! I'm just starting to do Blog Tours and I'm delighted to see a list of Blog Tours on your list.

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« Reply #55 on: August 19, 2014, 08:42:34 AM »
Thank you so much for your hard work! I am new to the KBoards and thinking about self-publishing some of my works. This post goes at the top of my "how to" reference page.

 
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« Reply #56 on: August 19, 2014, 09:29:51 AM »
Many, many thanks! Incredibly helpful!!!

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Re: HELPFUL LINKS FOR INDIE WRITERS
« Reply #57 on: August 25, 2014, 11:51:23 AM »
Wow! what a fantastic list!  8) Thank you for compiling it. Would you be able to add my cover design company to it? It's at http://www.acapellawebdesign.com Thanks! - Jennifer
« Last Edit: August 25, 2014, 11:52:59 AM by acapellabookcoverdesign »

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« Reply #58 on: August 25, 2014, 01:01:12 PM »
Sophrosyne,

You are an absolute star for sharing that information. Many Thanks.


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Re: HELPFUL LINKS FOR INDIE WRITERS
« Reply #59 on: October 08, 2014, 08:34:47 PM »
Wow...thank you so much for helping the rest of us get down the path a little quicker.
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« Reply #60 on: October 09, 2014, 02:56:34 AM »
Following! Thanks!

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« Reply #61 on: October 09, 2014, 06:34:43 AM »
Thanks, Sophrosyne; excellent resources! Bookmarking this thread now!

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Re: HELPFUL LINKS FOR INDIE WRITERS
« Reply #62 on: October 09, 2014, 06:49:46 AM »
Thanks for posting this! This is FANTASTIC! I'm just starting to do Blog Tours and I'm delighted to see a list of Blog Tours on your list.
Marilyn,
How are the blog tours working for you?  Which ones have you tried and what did you think of them?
Thanks for anything you feel like sharing.
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Re: HELPFUL LINKS FOR INDIE WRITERS
« Reply #63 on: October 09, 2014, 03:54:11 PM »
Great list, bookmarked! If you are seeking more freelance editors to add, my link is http://stacyjuba.com/blog/editorial-services-2/

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« Reply #64 on: October 28, 2014, 11:10:04 AM »
Great resources. Thanks for that. So much to learn...

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« Reply #65 on: October 29, 2014, 08:29:18 AM »
For cheap book tours try Fire and Ice Book Tours http://fireandicebooktours.wordpress.com

I just signed up for another tour with them on their four week special, which is less than $25 a week.

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« Reply #66 on: December 11, 2014, 06:01:27 AM »
As a newbie author, all I can say is thank you very very much. I hope that I can give back to KB as you have generously done.

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« Reply #67 on: December 11, 2014, 07:29:21 AM »
Thanks for the excellent resource!

Perhaps Hugh's and Data Guy's AuthorEarnings would also fit in there
http://authorearnings.com/

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« Reply #68 on: March 17, 2015, 04:30:29 PM »
Another good resource to find design help for covers, illustrations etc...

https://99designs.com/discover/?category%5B%5D=book-cover-design&max-age=&page=1

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« Reply #69 on: March 17, 2015, 09:28:38 PM »
Definitely agree with jaiken on 99designs being a great resource for covers! If your budget is low, but you can afford more than Fiverr, then it's totally worth it.
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« Reply #70 on: March 18, 2015, 01:03:28 AM »
I've been checking out 99 designs. I love that you get so many cover choices. But I would recommend going the least expensive choice, because I'm not really seeing a difference in quality between the three price levels.


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Re: HELPFUL LINKS FOR INDIE WRITERS
« Reply #71 on: March 18, 2015, 02:35:30 AM »
Great list! :)

Not sure where you would put this under, but you might want to add my Author Utilities webpage:

http://www.veranazarian.com/goodies/author-utilities/

Thanks!

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« Reply #72 on: March 18, 2015, 04:52:36 AM »
Very nice, bookmarked!

And I don't know if I'm blind, but couldn't find Vellum from the list. A great piece of software for the mac users: https://180g.co/vellum/
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« Reply #73 on: March 18, 2015, 07:33:16 AM »
Bookmarked!

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« Reply #74 on: April 01, 2015, 02:46:52 AM »


thank you for this long impressive list.

bookmarked