Back to School Young Adult Sci-Fi & Fantasy Contest

School is back in session at Vita Post Mortem Academy.  As the visumary students meet their famous dead teachers and begin their classes, I wanted to share a contest that I am participating in!  For a limited time, you can enter to win 25 fantastic YA Sci-Fi & Fantasy from an amazing collection of authors, AND a brand new eReader – along with a collection of FREE reads just for entering!

Enter the contest by clicking here: https://booksweeps.com/book-giveaway/ya-sci-fi-fantasy-september-2019/

When you’re done, tell me which books you’re most excited to win!

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Which famous dead person would you want to teach at Vita Post Mortem Academy this year?

George Washington? John Lennon?  Isaac Newton?  Charles Dickens?  Mary Shelley?  Who else?  Respond to this email and let me know!

Or you can share your thoughts on the (after)life lessons Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/AfterlifeLessons/

Or connect with me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/alanasiegel/
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Here are the links to the (after)life lessons books on Amazon:

The Light of Supremazia: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B015M3KJGE

The Curse of the Winklevoss Twins: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B077Z9CCW4

The Betrayal of Bloodlines: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07NCF6V1H

Check out my website: https://www.alanamagbooks.com/

Learn about the rest of my books on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Alana-Siegel/e/B006O3NOAK

A Freebie for (after)life lessons Readers

Find out what happens when Juliandra Winklevoss and her sister clean out the Winklevoss Tower and receive a glimpse into the life of their mother before Machiavelli’s previous rise to power.  Comment on this post to receive a FREE copy of A Letter from Nashara Winklevoss to Ryan Stone, and I will send you the link!

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Enjoy this picture of me reading Nashara’s letter!

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Here are the links to the books on Amazon:

The Light of Supremazia: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B015M3KJGE

The Curse of the Winklevoss Twins: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B077Z9CCW4

The Betrayal of Bloodlines: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07NCF6V1H

 

Check out my website: https://www.alanamagbooks.com/

Connect with me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/alanasiegel/

Check out the (after)life lessons Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/AfterlifeLessons/

Learn about the rest of my books on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Alana-Siegel/e/B006O3NOAK

Pre-Order The Betrayal of Bloodlines Now!

https://www.amazon.com/Betrayal-Bloodlines-after-life-lessons-ebook/dp/B07NCF6V1H

Help Name the Characters in my Book

Marketing for self-published books in a saturated market is difficult. In my latest attempt, I have decided to use video content to engage readers. I’m hoping that by including them in the book writing process, I am reminding them that I write books!

I will also be more active searching for interesting social media personalities. Engaging potential readers requires effort. It includes creating content and conversing with others who post content.

My recent video asks readers to help name two characters in the book I am currently writing (book three in a young adult fantasy series). One character is a jovial man from the 1700s and the other is a plump angry man with a monocle. Here’s the video. Let me know if you have any suggestions!

That Time When Dr. Seuss was Your English Teacher

Another year, another set of teachers.  That’s what happens at Vita Post Mortem Academy, a school run by famous dead people. Having special abilities, like being able to see spirits, means extra responsibilities. Jules Winklevoss, the protagonist in my fifth book, The Curse of the Winklevoss Twins, learns that firsthand when she returns for another adventure at the prized academy.

Check out the line up of teachers she has for her sophomore year:

Science: Marie Curie
Math: Charles Ponzi
English: Dr. Seuss
Social Studies: Princess Diana
Psychology: Steve Jobs

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Nominate the book on Kindle Scout to be published by Kindle Press: https://kindlescout.amazon.com/p/24VKXYPLERGLP

What is Kindle Scout? And How do I Vote?

As I request friends and followers to vote for my book on Kindle Scout, I’ve had lots of people ask me, what is Kindle Scout?

Here’s your answer.

Kindle Scout is reader-powered publishing for new, never-before-published books. It’s a place where readers help decide if a book gets published. I posted my book on this site before its available for purchase. Based on the short description, first four chapters, and cover, readers can vote for my book to be published by Kindle Press!

Here’s how to vote.

Once you are on the page: https://kindlescout.amazon.com/p/24VKXYPLERGLP

Select the nominate option.  It will direct you to log into your Amazon account to complete the nomination.  That’s it!  You will have voted for my book!

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My Second Kindle Scout Campaign: Pig Marketing

While surfing the Kindle Scout Forums, I recently read a story about one lucky author’s successful Kindle Scout campaign. She insisted she was the epitome of an indie author, building her grassroots author platform from concept to completion. So how did she manage to gain enough votes to win Kindle Press publishing?

The answer was two words: PIG MARKETING.

I was at a loss for what this meant, but she explained how she leveraged her personal network. She was a member of a Facebook group for pig owners. One picture of Miss Piggy posing with her book was enough to touch the hearts of the group members. Lo and behold, 20,000 fellow pig owners voted for her first novel on Kindle Scout.

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I don’t have a pet pig, but for my second Kindle Scout campaign, I will attempt to leverage my personal network. Any advice or suggestions?

Vote for The Curse of the Winklevoss Twins Here: https://kindlescout.amazon.com/p/24VKXYPLERGLP