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!
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!
Enjoy this picture of me reading Nashara’s letter!
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
I’m a math nerd. I love spreadsheets and use them in all aspects of my life. I have pie charts for seating arrangements and linked macros for house renovations. You name it, I have a spreadsheet. So I was wondering how I could incorporate math into book marketing. Check out this video to see my tongue in cheek attempt:
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!
In an attempt to reach a broader audience, I am creating content unrelated to my Kindle Scout Campaign. Tonight, I created a cooking video sponsored by my book, The Curse of the Winklevoss Twins. I hope you enjoy it, share it, and vote for my book!
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.
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?