Struggling authors, please read.

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Author Kyle Perkins

By Kyle Perkins.

So lately I have heard from a few people that they feel like they should just give up on writing because for whatever reason, they are feeling like it just isn’t worth it anymore. Whether they feel like they aren’t getting enough attention, don’t have enough fans, or whatever the case may be, they are wrong, and here’s why.

Writers and authors have a gift, and because we have that gift, we have an obligation, a responsibility to use it. We may “just” arrange words in such a fashion that people enjoy reading them, but a heart surgeon “just” transplants hearts, and astronauts “just” go to space. We need to stop treating writing like it is simply a hobby that “anyone” can do, because that’s not the case. We “just” take people to places they can’t go on their own, and give them a form of escapism…

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We saw this post and thought we’d share it with everyone looking for an advertising venue for their books.

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A Writer’s Path is open for authors to advertise their books. I’m also accepting advertisements on The Book Review Directory and All Romance Reads.

I’m an author, and I know firsthand how difficult it can be to get the word out about your book. If you’re frustrated with your book sales, consider advertising here.

For those of you who are authors, indie or traditionally published, there is an option to advertise your book here on this website. There are several options, including the sidebar book cover images that you see on either side of this post.

For more information, check out the advertising info page.

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Happy 1st (Book)Birthday!

We hope you’ll join us in wishing Rachel R. Smith a very happy first-book-birthday. Way to go Rachel!

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Happy Birthday to my first book, Reflection: The Stranger in the Mirror! The book was released one year ago today, and it’s hard to believe how much has happened since then.

I found an awesome book cover designer in West Coast Design that improved the look from my original attempt (I tried hard, but there’s no competing with the pros!) to something gorgeous!

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In September, Book 2, Reflection: Harbinger of the Phoenix was released.

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In October, Book 1 became available on Netgalley, and it ended up being among the most requested books in Sci Fi & Fantasy.netgalley 381

In March, my books were added to the collection at the Cincinnati Public Library.

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And in just a few short weeks Book 3, Reflection: Thorn of the White Rose, will be released!

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It’s been a great year, and its all because of your support, dear readers! Thank…

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Cross Genre Promotion by Authors from Around the World

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Many thanks to Michael Fedison for setting up this great cross genre book promotion, and also for including me in it. The authors included here from all around the world each have special deals for you starting from today and right up to the twenty second of November, so zoom on over to their sites to stock up on your favourite genres at very special prices. I’ve got a couple of deals and freebies too, which I’ll share the links to right after sharing the list of the fabulous authors taking part in this, with the genres that they write in next to their names. Every single one of them has discounts happening, so just click on their monikers below to check them out.
Barbara Monier Contemporary Literary Fiction
John Howell Fiction Thriller
Michael Fedison YA Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Shehanne Moore Smexy Historical Romance – Yes that word is indeed Smexy and…

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