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« on: December 03, 2011, 03:06:21 am »
Hello everyone,

My name is Lynda Wilcox and I write for children as well as adults. I've just set up a new website I'd like to tell you about.

Kindle for Kids  at http://bit.ly/rWuP3M is a website designed for children and their parents to find absorbing and exciting books for those in the 6-13 age range. It features stories by new and award winning authors and also lists brief writer biographies. New books are being added all the time and soon we hope to run competitions and giveaways and have the services of the mysterious Random Reviewer!

Please pop over and see us, and if you like the site, leave a comment in the comments box?

We look forward to seeing you soon at Kindle for Kids.

Lynda

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    Re: Kindle for Kids - new website
    « Reply #1 on: December 08, 2011, 01:13:59 pm »
    Welcome to KindleBoards, Lynda, and congratulations on your website!  :)

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    Re: Kindle for Kids - new website
    « Reply #2 on: December 08, 2011, 03:07:31 pm »
    Hi Lynda, thank you for the information about your site. It sounds great. I'll stop by soon to list my Planet Explorers series, assuming non-fiction is welcome? Good luck with the site!

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    Re: Kindle for Kids - new website
    « Reply #3 on: December 09, 2011, 07:38:18 am »
    Site looks great, Lynda. ;)

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    Re: Kindle for Kids - new website
    « Reply #4 on: December 09, 2011, 07:56:03 am »
    Sweet!  My only comment is that it could be prettier--more kid-ish looking.  I've been trying to sort out good ebooks for my daughter, so I'll be back :)  I'm also sending out a heads-up for some kids' Kindle authors I know.
    Tales Told Under the Covers: Zombie Girl Invasion & Other Stories
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    These kids were underdogs like I was as a kid. They inspired bravery and made me laugh out loud. The stories themselves are a blast, even at their creepiest; De has the coolest imagination. Liz Barone

    Middle-grade stories for bright, ornery kids who fight back against the monsters under the bed.

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    « Reply #5 on: December 09, 2011, 09:13:17 am »
    Welcome!

     :) :) :)
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    Re: Kindle for Kids - new website
    « Reply #6 on: December 16, 2011, 07:13:11 am »
    Thanks, everyone.

    Hoping to 'pretty' the site up in the New Year. I'm aware it neeeds more graphics though my skills in that department are non-existent.

    However, we now have 25 great books from adventure tales to science fiction stories via fantasy, ghosts and humour, with more being added all the time.
    Do come over and see the updated site soon. http://bit.ly/rWuP3M

    We look forward to seeing you.

    Lynda
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    Re: Kindle for Kids - new website
    « Reply #7 on: December 17, 2011, 06:55:22 am »
    I know how you feel, my own website is pretty bland.  To do list for the New Year has it at the top, too.

    Hard to find the time!
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    Re: Kindle for Kids - new website
    « Reply #8 on: January 10, 2012, 04:18:35 am »
    Hello again.

    Sadly, I'm still waiting for the new banner to arrive but I hope it will be up by the end of this month (fingers crossed).

    In the meantime, I'm happy to report the addition of new books/authors and plans are afoot for our first kid's writing competition. Drop by and see us soon.
    http://kindle-for-kids.com

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    « Reply #9 on: February 23, 2012, 05:44:39 am »
    Our site for children's ebooks has got a whole new look! And we've added a bunch of new books too. So pop over for a visit - you'll be very welcome.

    http://kindle-for-kids.com

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    Re: Kindle for Kids - new website
    « Reply #10 on: February 24, 2012, 09:57:11 pm »
    Site looks great, Lynda. Well done! ;)

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    « Reply #11 on: February 24, 2012, 11:36:37 pm »
    Site looks great, Lynda. Well done! ;)

    Phew! Thanks, Kevis, glad you like it, and delighted to feature ' The Legend of Witch Bane' on there.

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    Re: Kindle for Kids - new website
    « Reply #12 on: February 25, 2012, 12:03:12 am »
    Hi Lynda,

    I just discovered your new site thanks to KindleBoards.  I am a children's book author and completed your online form.  Hopefully, I can contribute.

    Sincerely,

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    Re: Kindle for Kids - new website
    « Reply #13 on: March 05, 2012, 10:10:04 am »
    Bob's book (see above post) is now on the site and there's a free short story for younger readers on the front page.

    It's only available for the next few days - so hurry along and have a look.

    http://kindle-for-kids.com

    Thank you.

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    Re: Kindle for Kids - new website
    « Reply #14 on: March 05, 2012, 03:18:10 pm »
    The site looks as if it's really taking off, Lynda.  Well done!

    I've messaged you :)

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    « Reply #15 on: March 25, 2012, 07:55:28 am »
    Thanks, Jemima.

    I've recently added more great books. There are over 50 on the site now - everything from Adventure to Zombies, so there's bound to be something to interest and entertain the children. Do pop over, have a look and say hello. You'll be very welcome.

    http:kindle-for-kids.com

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    Re: Kindle for Kids - new website
    « Reply #16 on: April 05, 2012, 01:40:49 am »
    Thanks for including Princelings of the East in Kindle-for-kids!  The second in the series is on special offer today and tomorrow in case anyone wants to take advantage!

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    Re: Kindle for Kids - new website
    « Reply #17 on: April 13, 2012, 05:54:35 am »
    Hi,   I'm a children's book author and our new book is for ages 6-10.   Please tell me how I can submit "Chasing Faeries" to your website.


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    Re: Kindle for Kids - new website
    « Reply #18 on: April 13, 2012, 06:40:33 am »
    Great site Lynda!  Just a suggestion, but you might want to add an email contact address to the site.

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    « Reply #19 on: April 13, 2012, 10:45:58 am »
    I found where to submit my request to be added to your list of authors. 
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    « Reply #20 on: April 16, 2012, 02:45:52 am »
    Yes, it's there - on the 'About' page.

    Have received your post E. W. and will reply shortly. Thanks for contacting us.

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    « Reply #21 on: April 16, 2012, 04:37:42 am »
    Thank you Lynda.
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    « Reply #22 on: May 03, 2012, 10:46:35 am »
    Just wondering if there's anythng I should be doing to help promote the site, Lynda - other than Tweeting it, which I am doing.  Thanks for setting it all up and I hope the traffic on it is going well.

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    « Reply #23 on: June 22, 2012, 02:51:52 am »
    Just wondering if there's anythng I should be doing to help promote the site, Lynda - other than Tweeting it, which I am doing.  Thanks for setting it all up and I hope the traffic on it is going well.

    Hi, Jemima

    Traffic to the site is increasing, largely due to new authors wanting to be featured. We are hoping to have a free gieaway competition on the site soon. Watch this space!

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    « Reply #24 on: June 30, 2012, 12:27:15 am »
    More great books added this week - there's now loads to choose from for exciting summer reads for the kids.

    Please have a look at our new Facebook page and stay up to date with what's new, free promotions and so on.

    Happy reading, everyone.

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