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Writers' Cafe / Re: Janowrimo?
« on: January 02, 2018, 04:08:00 AM »
Im in! Sick at the moment so wrote nothin yesterday and will need serious caffeine to get out of bed today, but will support rom the sidelines until I can peek up!!!

Shall we post our word totals here each day? Im thinking this format?

Day 1::

So if we have a bad day we can still see how far we have come.

Writers' Cafe / Re: women's literary fiction, NOT romance
« on: December 27, 2017, 03:44:45 AM »
I presume Chick Lit doesnt fall into this category?

If not, all the best luck to you! X

Writers' Cafe / Re: Prawny successes! :)
« on: December 20, 2017, 02:42:04 PM »
I'm a plankton, not even a prawn (I have 2 figure months!)! I have only two books out and I have been struggling writing the third (and another in another series) for the last 12 months and it's really peeing me off!  Hopefully, I'll get it out by the new year!

However, despite this, I managed to secure a Bookbub! It's for Christmas Eve :) It's international, it's 99p, and I'm happy :D

Good luck to all us little shrimps for 2018!  Fingers crossed it will be our time to rise to the midlists!

ETA:  Changed my mind about saying something!

I ABSOLUTELY LOVED your first book, and haven't gotten around to reading the second, between work and school and health, but looking forward to it! If you ever want to bounce stuff of a writer who reads your work, feel free to pm me! I'll try and read the second one over Christmas, but I've only two days off so don't take it personally if I don't make it all the way through!

Writers' Cafe / Re: 1st launch...ever
« on: December 20, 2017, 12:49:28 PM »
I think Bill is right, with one caveat. I think maybe getting two up relatively quick is better, and then 30 days apart...
So either drop two at the same time, or:
Book 1
Book 2 seven days later
Book 3 30 days later
Book 4 30 days later...

That gives the rolling stone a bit of a kick before it can find its own rhythm... I think... You want the readers to immediately have something to commit to, before making them wait, I think... If they've read two books they'll have a hard time bailing on the third, as they've already committed. Whereas reading one and only liking it, then having to wait thirty days, makes it easy to forget. That's what I've done, with my own reading experiences.

Though I could be totally wrong. Just what I've gathered from reading other threads...

Writers' Cafe / Re: The get-it-right-this-time new series launch
« on: September 15, 2017, 01:13:10 PM »
Downloaded! Good luck, Pauline!! I loved the Allamont sisters so looking forward to it.

Thanks for sharing!

I didn't know your bok could be free and still be in kdp select.

I believe she is using her select free days, so it's possible.

Nobody else has commented so I'll stick my nose in. That way even if I'm rubbish your thread will go back to the top and someone cleverer will help you.

What I would do is not completely resolve the plot. You can resolve the key issue of act three, but leave a single thread dangling. This way the reader still feels like they're reading the same story they initially invested in but at the same time you're hooking them on the next book too.

I don't know your actual plot so I can't give actual advice, but an example would be A Cinderella Story. (Terrible cliche example but that's how my brain decided to explain. It's after midnight here. I have excuses). The plot revolves around The Big Romance And Ball but the last bit of the movie is actually kept going by the thread regarding her getting into college and paying for it.

Writers' Cafe / Re: A Contrarian Launch
« on: July 27, 2017, 03:56:18 PM »
Thanks, Carolyn.

Hmm. It's showing as a series on my computer. Is something different on your end? Maybe you clicked on one of my nonfiction books?

Agreed. Your books are not linked. The series title was included but there is no section actually linking them, which is vital to sell through as a series.

Following wth interest. Good luck! I picked up a copy from the UK store so that's probably not that helpful but...  :P thought that counts!

Writers' Cafe / Next Step: World Domination
« on: July 26, 2017, 07:36:32 AM »

Just in case anybody wanted to send Sarah Dalton some flowers....

Congratulations to a fellow kboard-er!!

Writers' Cafe / Re: To Pen Name or Not To Pen Name?
« on: July 23, 2017, 12:36:04 PM »
I think publish as S. McKinnon but mention in your Author Bio that you publish non-fiction as Stephen McKinnon, and vice versa. That ways fans of your books will know that your humour is present in the other genre. If they like your sense of humour, then they may follow you to the other genre.

If the pen name is only to prevent confusion then you should be open about it, and then people have the option to cross over.

Writers' Cafe / How do you know it's a click farm?
« on: July 21, 2017, 07:55:19 AM »
So, at the risk of getting yelled at for navet and general ignorance/obliviousness, can someone help the non-discerning new author in this instance? A FB group I recently joined had a member post a link to a fiverr post, and it seems legit but I don't want to risk anything without people of wisdom getting involved.


That's the link. My concern is that it is somehow a bot situation, or actually just plain annoying. Some authors have pointed out that having someone spam a thousand random pages is what annoys readers, not draws them in. I think this is what this person is planning on doing, but correct me if I'm wrong?

I think I'm just on edge because a lot of these grey hats people are pointing at seem to run in FB groups too, and it's rife at the moment.

Also, a list of Red Flags for future instances, so I'm not running to Kboards Mommy every time I see something new?

Thanks in advance.

here's my share link: https://booksprout.co/blog/giveaways/win-ultimate-author-software-bundle/?lucky=558

Shhhh! Nobody use Mark's link. I heard he (insert something terrible here).

Use mine instead?

(Mark, I tried to think of something vile but for someone who considers themselves creative, all I could think of was "licks computer mouses" and that grossed me out. Sorry. I'm just not great at sabotage. When you're a world famous author I'll key your car or something. I promise.)

Writers' Cafe / Re: New site to add your ebooks: eBook Roulette
« on: July 21, 2017, 05:14:49 AM »
Thank you for the suggestions - will add them to my list for future updates.

Yes, would love for you to share on your Facebook group :)

No problem. I've just read my last post and it was all over the place.

What I basically meant was say there is Reader 1 who, for example, gives Book A and Book B a 5 star rating, but gives Book C only two stars.

Reader 2 comes along and says she likes Book A, the site would then recommend Book B, as someone who also rated A with 5 stars felt B was also 5 stars. It would not recommend C just because A also bought C.

That's what I dislike about Amazon. I buy and download a lot of books but I don't enjoy them all, so I feel Also Boughts are misleading. They're more likely to have books put through the same promo site, a lot of the time.

Anyway, I'll post the link to my groups today!
Thanks again. Super cool idea!

Writers' Cafe / Re: Promo Sites for Sweet Romance Prawns.
« on: July 21, 2017, 04:43:15 AM »
Ok, this is great! Thanks so much, ladies! I'm a month away from publishing, as I need to send it to my editor after I finish the last three chapters, but I thought I would make a head start on seeing what my options are for basic advertisement, just to get SOME eyes on it, anyway.

I'm ranking in the top 70 on Wattpad but the consensus is that they won't go on to buy, and don't really count as beta readers, though I do find them great encouragement as this is my first ever novel.

Writers' Cafe / Re: Is it worth changing the name of a book?
« on: July 21, 2017, 04:01:12 AM »
Hmm, I think most of the seasoned professionals on this board would tell you that publishing isn't about you, but about what gets your readers to notice you. They know you for your current title, so you might regret changing it. However, you could argue that no one is rebuying the guide, despite the yearly updates.

Maybe consider a subtitle? So "Saturn Visitor's Guide: The Travel Companion"? And then every time you do another new city/place, you could keep "The Travel Companion" as a series title, and people could follow you through that?

Just a thought.

I think one thing that a lot of threads like this point out, though this may only be in reference to covers, is that a lot of people say you need to do what draws the eye. This often involves ditching covers that the author loves in favour of ones that are easier for the reader. But I've no personal experience to base this on.

Good luck!

Writers' Cafe / Promo Sites for Sweet Romance Prawns.
« on: July 20, 2017, 12:32:05 PM »
I'm wondering if anyone can recommend promo sites for people with zero reviews who don't write fantasy/sci-fi.

My novel is my first, and it's sweet romance/chick lit/romantic comedy/women's fiction. There is some magical realism in it, but not enough that I would get away with fantasy/paranormal, I don't think.

A lot of the sites people use here, like BookBarbarian, are for fantasy/sci-fi, I think, though correct me if I'm wrong. But the browsing that I did seemed to suggest that. It's my first book so I won;t be spending a massive amount on promo, as I know series are recommended to actually have profit (through sell through), but I thought maybe a small AMS ad and maybe something little to get me some also-boughts at least.

Any advice or recommendations welcome.

The Woman Who Went?

Technically still ok, right?

It's Wednesday. I'm wishing it were Friday.

Let's get to the list, shall we?

Remember - the campaigns that need nominations the most are the ones that are closest to the LAST DAY LEFT, 1 day left, 2 days left etc.

Updated List

1 day left Red Fingernails by Maryann Pride
1 day left Silver Spring-Time by Cecilia Hopkins-Drewer
1 day left Necrosworn by J.B. Markes
4 days left Untangling the Black Web by T.F. Jacobs
8 days left Cybele by Rena Arun
11 days left Tropical Nights by Jelmer De Haan
12 days left I Think I Know You...Karyuna, Do I? by Ajit Panicker
12 days left The 13th Sign by Kate Warren
19 days left Ghost in the Park by Julianne Q. Johnson
19 days left Mister Miracle by Carey Lewis
22 days left Ardor's Peril by Bemy Well
24 days left Ersha's Revenge by D.M. Chappell

Happy scouting folks!

I don't have a KS campaign, nor have I ever. I might consider it in the future though, so for now I just wanted to say good luck! I keep an eye on this thread and follow Steve's List for my nominations, so just wanted to say "WELL DONE" because its such a great thing you do for people like myself who have no reason to sift through all 785 pages but still want to support fellow indies!

The following three have my current spots, will update as they move off and others reach deadline, which I've been doing all along but thought I should actually pipe up about it!

Red Fingernails by Maryann Pride
Silver Spring-Time by Cecilia Hopkins-Drewer
Necrosworn by J.B. Markes

Good luck everybody!

Writers' Cafe / Re: Cover feedback
« on: July 19, 2017, 06:34:27 AM »
Excellent feedback, thank you

Even something like this, a lighter red tint, or have those bells on either side of your title, author, or the puerto rican flag in there.

Though many might tell you that too much clutter on the cover.

That image is from pixabay.com and says its free. I just searched palm trees and picked one less summer holidays beautiful, but I'm sure there's loads you'd prefer in there!

ETA: It says its Sri Lanka but honestly who is going to know? If that bothers you try searching Puerto Rico?

Writers' Cafe / Re: Do KU books generate sales at full price?
« on: July 19, 2017, 06:17:06 AM »
Up until Prime day I had no KU sub, so I bought everything. I got KU to see if my monthly expenses go down since I read a lot. We'll see. I figure if I read something that I'd want to reread again, I'll buy it outright. And in the case of authors like Janny Wurts, I preordered her in ebook and hard cover! Gotta show the love to all the really slow writing epic fantasy people still out there... Ok I confess it would look really strange in my book collection to not finish out the series of hard backs.

This is me. I am addicted to KU now because there are more than enough books to keep me going, though I keep dipping out to buy cheap ones or books that I'm incapable of ignoring, e.g. Reichs or Cornwell. If I start a series I have to finish.

I don't buy a book thats in KU for a permanent copy. If its removed from KU and I adored it, sure, but that is an honour only reserved for Jane Austen and a few others, that get re-read every year. My interest range is too wide to re-read, unless you're Harry Potter, which I have on hardback, paper, ebook, audiobook and movie. Ditto with all of Austen.

Writers' Cafe / Re: Which cover do you like better?
« on: July 19, 2017, 06:11:43 AM »
I kind of agree with everyone. Both are good in there own way. As is, I'd go fir one with more bolded author name. However, number two is fabulous, just TOO pick. It makes it look trashy, instead of sexy, in my opinion. I do like the contrast of the pink background and white title, especially the font, but could you just have the back wall be pink, leave the couple in grey scale and the title in white?

That might be just pink and contrast-y enough and in my head it looks awesome.

*apologies in advance for typos/grammar/errors, I have a traumatised puppy sleeping on my good hand. Its cute but unprofessional and impractical.

Writers' Cafe / Re: Cover feedback
« on: July 19, 2017, 06:06:16 AM »
I would definitely tone down the red tint, as the palm trees are barely decipherable in the big image, so I imagine as a small one on a chart they would be invisible.

It seems very thrown together, and I worry it will look too amateur when up against all of the super polished covers in that genre. Have you seen Wayne Stinnet's covers? He also does tropical murder thriller type of things, and his covers aren't overly complicated, but portray genre perfectly. He has clear typography set over a landscape that typically has some water aspect to it.


I don't know if any of his are set in Puerto Rico, I think he's more of a Florida dude, but the average reader won't know the difference between palm trees, I suspect.

I'm no expert, just going off of what I've gleaned from other similar threads and from looking at covers for my own impending thriller.

Good Luck!

Writers' Cafe / Re: How To Organise A Giveaway
« on: July 18, 2017, 10:57:05 AM »
When I do takeovers, I always do a giveaway for a freebie with email signup. I found that just giving away a few direct-to-Kindle ebooks wasn't working; if I tell people that everyone who joins my email list gets a copy, there's still just as much excitement but I now have a way to keep in touch with them.

I recommend Instafreebie and MailChimp. Instafreebie is $20/month and well worth it like Teiran said -- because they send traffic to your giveaway page. I did a 30-day trial and got hundreds of downloads without doing much promotion on my end. If your budget is tight -- which I totally understand -- you can just start the 30-day trial a couple days before your takeover.

I recommend MailChimp because it's free up to 2K subscribers, and you can do free autoresponder sequences. They just recently opened up that feature to free users, and it's awesome.

So, you're getting traffic from Instafreebie, your takeover, and whatever other promotion you might do. Instafreebie automatically adds the new subscribers to your MailChimp list. And you can set up your autoresponder to automatically check in with your new subscribers in a "Did you get your free book?" email, linking back to the giveaway page just in case. You mention that you'll be in touch soon, and leave it at that. Let them read. In a second email about a week later, you reach out again. Introduce yourself. Tell them something behind the scenes about the book. Tease something for your next email. Ask them a question and encourage them to reply. In your third email a week after the second, you might mention the second book in your series and share buy links. Share whatever you teased in Email #2. Give them a little more about you, and ask them another question.

You can do a few emails in this fashion. You're filtering out people who aren't going to be loyal, lifelong readers, while drawing in people who are going to be your dedicated tribe.

If by some chance you can't do Instafreebie, you can attach the ebook files in your welcome email along with instructions on how to sideload. Instafreebie takes care of that for you and sends your giveaway page some traffic, but in a pinch you can DIY it.

Ah, this is so helpful, thanks so much! As far as a giveaway page goes, that isn't something I do myself is it? Like do I need an actual website/author blog?

Do you think MailerLite is just as good as MailChimp?

Thanks again!

Writers' Cafe / Re: How To Organise A Giveaway
« on: July 18, 2017, 10:55:42 AM »
I didn't like book funnel, though I can't remember why. For me, instabreebie is the way to go and well worth $20 to build my following. But I'm pretty sure I started out with the free option, but again I can't remember.

As for how I did it, I set up my account, uploaded my book file and voila. I use the link to my instabreebie in my giveaways.

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Did you give away the full novel, or a sample, or something else? I am tempted to give away the full novel, on the hopes of some of there readers actually reviewing or becoming ARC readers for me... But I don't know if that's smart when I only have one book written so far.

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