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Writers' Cafe / RIP Ednah Walters
« on: September 16, 2017, 09:19:22 am »
Read this on FB this morning. Ednah will be very missed. I am in shock.

https://www.facebook.com/EdnahWalters?fref=mentions

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Writers' Cafe / So excited watching my Bookbub promotion!
« on: September 03, 2017, 11:54:14 am »
I am a first timer on Bookbub and so excited! ;D PORTAL started the day just above 10,000 in the Kindle store and is climbing the rankings fast!!

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Writers' Cafe / Book Rebel
« on: June 27, 2017, 07:57:15 pm »
Hi! Has anyone got any data from Book Rebel promotions?

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The Book Bazaar / KB Authors: Coming-of-Age Novels
« on: April 25, 2017, 05:39:21 pm »
I'll start off! I normally write YA/paranormal stories. This is my first dip into the ordinary human world.

DESCRIPTION: It's that nothing age--too young to actually do anything but old enough to want to do everything. So, we wait, always chasing tomorrow. But sometimes, there is no tomorrow. That realization hit me hard, a real epiphany. I knew I had to do something to make it all worthwhile, and not just for myself. But also for her.

As a fan of slice of life/coming-of-age/adventure books (ie. Catcher in the Rye), and movies like Paper Towns, Edge of Seventeen, or any 80s John Cusack/teen flick really, I loved Chasing Fireflies. -- Joe Vercillo

On the surface this is a fun story about teenage hijinks, but lurking in the background is a consideration of some of life's big questions... While an obvious fit for the young adult reader, it's a story that will appeal to an older crowd, too. Even grandfathers like me. -- Books & Pals
 
Chasing Fireflies will keep you entertained from start to finish. Imogen Rose handles a tough subject with humor and care. -- Allirea's Realm

Chasing Fireflies is a captivating glimpse into the life of a teen on the verge of adulthood. I thoroughly enjoyed every moment! -- Vickie Boehnlein



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The Book Bazaar / Will Jagger and Cordelia make it?
« on: January 17, 2017, 06:00:50 pm »
Hi! I am back after a little break! I fell in love and got engaged! :D Never thought that would happen in a hundred years, but it did.  ;D  Anyway...

Here is the new one!



Awesome cover, right? It was done by our very own Phatpuppyart.

This novel can be read as a stand alone, or as part of the Bonfire Chronicles series.

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01NCVR7MZ

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The Book Bazaar / 新刊! イニシエーション
« on: December 22, 2013, 04:33:52 am »
内容紹介

ボンファイア学園へようこそ!

ここは特別な生徒のみを対象とした、アルプスの麓サンモリッツにある私立の学園。超自然界からの生徒を対象としたこの教育施設には、上流階級の子供達が国境を越えて集まる。世界中の最高権力者の一族の血を受継いだ彼らは、祝福された存在であり……呪われた存在でもある。生徒達に与えられた規則は……何者も信用しないこと。

注意:このヤングアダルト小説は、普通の人間の生徒達とは全く異なる超人の生徒達が通う学園を舞台としています。そのため年少の読者には不適切となる表現やシーンが含まれていることがあります。推奨年齢:16歳以上。



Amazon.co.jp (Kindle): http://amzn.to/1259uhX
Amazon.com (Kindle): http://amzn.to/111i5iq

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Cutting Edge Indies is pleased to announce its new Cutting Edge Mentor Program. This volunteer program will allow new writers setting out in the world of indie publishing personal mentoring from some of the most established names in indie and traditional publishing.

Our mentors at present include Vicki Tyley, David Gaughran, Barbara Silkstone, Hugh Howey, David McAfee, Colleen Hoover, RJ Keller, J Carson Black, Victorine Lieske, Alicia Rasley, Faith Mortimer, Karen Cantwell, and other well-known indie authors.

If you are interested in being mentored by one of out team, please send completed application to:  [email protected]

Download application by clicking: https://docs.google.com/file/d/0BxPfp7usUlqLNHZzMi1GU21Ednc/edit


We are excited about this and hope that it will be a fun and satisfying experience.

CEI (Imogen, Donna, Mary, Sharon, Kristie, and Beth)


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Writers' Cafe / Global kindle link
« on: April 05, 2013, 08:26:34 pm »
I read somewhere that there is a way to link your books so that you don't have to post individual links to the various international stores. Does anyone know how to do this?

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With all the new editors available to us, how do we judge which are competent? As far as I know, anyone can set up as an editor, so how do we tell that we are hiring someone who is up to the task? I know most of them do sample edits, but to be honest, I couldn't judge a sample edit... that's why I need an editor.   ;D

Recommendations are definitely something to look at, but what else should we be looking out for?

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The Book Bazaar / Die Portal-Chroniken (German Edition)
« on: September 14, 2012, 11:17:34 pm »
Das sagen die Kritiker
 
»Ich liebe es, wie die Zeitreise in diesem Buch eingesetzt wird. Ich habe noch nie erlebt, dass es auf diese Weise gemacht wird, und ich glaube, dass es dem Genre Übersinnlicher Liebesroman eine originelle Wendung gibt.« - Amanda Hocking
 
»Ich glaube, es hat einen sehr cleveren Aufhänger und vereint eine ganze Reihe von Genres - Jugendbuch, Fantasy, Science Fiction. Es ist schwierig, auf dem Hochseil so vieler Genres zu balancieren, ohne auf einem von ihnen den Halt zu verlieren, aber ich will verflucht sein, wenn du das nicht mit Bravour durchgezogen hast.« Terry Goodman (Leitender Lektor bei Amazon Publishing)
 
»Twilight trifft Die Frau des Zeitreisenden!« - Stephen Windwalker

»Portal.... wenn die Liebe nur der Anfang der Geschichte ist« - KindleObsessed


Klappentext

Komm und finde mich vor zwei Jahren…

Sechs Worte, die den Eishockey spielenden Wildfang Arizona in eine alternative Dimension geschleudert haben.

Plötzlich lebt sie das Leben einer umschwärmten Cheerleaderin. Sie wird aus dem glücklichen Leben mit ihrem Vater gerissen und in ein neues, fremdes Leben mit ihrer verhassten Mutter gestoßen.

Alle kennen sie als Arizona Darley, aber die ist sie nicht. Sie ist Arizona Stevens.

Während sie versucht, Antworten zu finden, stehen für sie nur zwei Dinge fest: dass ihre Mutter Olivia irgendwie für alles verantwortlich ist - und dass sie ihr altes Leben zurückhaben möchte.

Bis sie Kellan trifft...

  AmazonDe 

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Writers' Cafe / Break out the bubbly! GUESS WHO GOT MARRIED TODAY?!!!!
« on: April 20, 2012, 02:28:44 pm »
Our very own Lynn of Red Adept Publishing!

Congratulations, Lynn! And new hubby! I am uber pleased for you!

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Writers' Cafe / The Pinterest Thread
« on: February 16, 2012, 07:31:07 pm »
Link, so I can follow you!


http://pinterest.com/imogenrosepin/

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Writers' Cafe / AWESOME review from KindleObsessed!
« on: December 02, 2011, 01:10:30 pm »
Thank you so much, KO!  :-*

For full review: http://www.kindleobsessed.com/book-rants/she-never-lets-me-down/

Excerpt:

I have this little black book I carry everywhere in my purse, it’s small, tattered and to most people looks like it is filled with junk, but to me it’s important. See…a few years ago (ok…like 15)  when I wrote my first book I strived to be just like everyone else.  I thought conformity is what the world wanted, (an a-typical 3 part story with exactly 2 upsets and 1 very dramatic ending.) Then one day when I was curled up in a chair in the library I spotted (laying on the floor in a corner) this beautifully bound book with gold inlays and pages so old they looked as though they would crack when turning them. Curiosity obviously getting the best of me I picked it up.  On the first page I saw this:

  “It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.” – Herman Melville

That one phrase changed my life, AND my perception of what people expected.  So I wrote it down, in a little black book, and put it in my purse.

Now, I can’t tell you exactly how many times I have read that 1 phrase since I wrote it down, but every time I read a book, and then bask in the brilliance of it’s originality I think of Herman and his wise advice. THEN…I think of the authors that exude this quality more than most.

Imogen Rose is one of these authors.

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The Book Bazaar / INITIATION (Bonfire Academy Book One): New Cover!!
« on: November 24, 2011, 03:53:58 pm »
A Red Adept Select Book (Voted “Outstanding in Genre-YA)


<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3r9ojsvZJyY" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3r9ojsvZJyY</a>


Welcome to Bonfire Academy!

Set in the foothills of the alpine mountains in St.Moritz, this exclusive private school caters to a special kind of student. Enter at your own risk... but if you are human, you may not want to enter at all.

WARNING: This YA story is set in a school for paranormals who are very different from normal human teens. Thus, the language and some scenes might not be appropriate for younger YA readers. Recommended for those sixteen and above.





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<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3r9ojsvZJyY" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3r9ojsvZJyY</a>

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The Book Corner / Looking for dystopian YA fiction by Indie authors
« on: September 26, 2011, 06:14:57 am »
Hi! I am looking for dystopian YA books (like the Hunger Games and Divergent), but by Indie (self-published) authors. I'd love some suggestions. Thanks!

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Louise Voss, 42, shot to the top of the Kindle charts after publishing the book in digital form herself after being rejected by literary agents.

It attracted the attention of publishers HarperFiction, which offered her a six-figure, four-book deal.

As a result, her ebook Catch Your Death will also be printed and stocked in bookshops in the traditional way.

 http://bit.ly/ojLnZd

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Writers' Cafe / Got a bad review??? Deal with it!!
« on: July 20, 2011, 10:45:25 am »
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PF0fM6KqkYk" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PF0fM6KqkYk</a>

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Writers' Cafe / Kindle Nation FBAS swap?
« on: June 14, 2011, 01:14:01 pm »
Hi, I have a kindle Nation FBAS ( Free Book Alert Sponsorship) day booked for the 7/5. I wonder if any one with a date later in July would like to do a swap?

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Writers' Cafe / New Phatpuppyart Cover!
« on: June 07, 2011, 05:38:46 am »
I am delighted with the cover for my new book INITIATION, which will be released Fall 2011:





This third one is mine, but Claudia touched it up for me.





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Writers' Cafe / Agents: Your experience?
« on: June 03, 2011, 05:48:08 am »
I was reading an interesting blog post about agents and wondered what your experience has been...

http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/1XDtLK/blog.writersdigest.com/norules/2011/05/23/3PublishingTrendsWritersMustStayOnTopOf.aspx

1. Do you have an agent? Do you want one?
2. How did you find him/her? Did your agent find you?
3. Has your agent shopped your book?
4. Do you feel an agent is important?

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