11th Annual #Smashwords July Summer/Winter Sale! July 1, 2019 – July 31, 2019 on #RomanticSuspense Novels, Novellas & Short Stories by @SylviaHubbard1 1/2 price Off to #FREEreads


The Literary World of Sylvia Hubbard

It’s that time of year again where readers are stocking up on the summer reads and book lovers just want to fill up their electronic readers.

Well, here are some deals that will get you going on your reading journey with non-stop action, heart racing love and glorious fun!

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11th Annual
Smashwords July Summer/Winter Sale!
July 1, 2019 – July 31, 2019

Grab your books now | More about this author | Other books by this author

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The blogger’s guide to the basics of self-publishing


Mental Health @ Home

book lying on grass surrounded by leaves

I did quite a bit of research on this topic for my book that came out last week, and I’ve seen several bloggers mention that they’re also contemplating doing books at some point, so I thought I would share some of what I’ve learned.  I’m by no means an expert, but I’ve managed to get past the initial deer in the headlights phase.

Where to publish

There are multiple ways to publish a book, and you can stick to one or do a a mix of several.  Amazon is the biggest fish in the sea with their Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) program.  They allow you to publish an ebook and/or paperback with no up front costs to you.  I’ll come back to them soon.

You can also publish directly through other book publishing platforms.  Apple’s iBooks is one option, and they have an iBook Author app that can help…

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Book Promotion: Do This, Not That – July 2019


First Edition Design Publishing - a hybrid publisher

By Amy Collins

So many authors launch their first book (or second) before building a list of readers and fans and THEN start working on attracting readers. They labor under the false idea that they need a book FIRST and then they can start building their readership. I mean, how ELSE do you build a base of fans and readers until you have a book?

Well, Nicole Evelina, the author of The Guinevere’s Tale Trilogy did just that. While she was working on her first book she decided to start drawing readers into her online “web.” This self-published author is now so popular with readers that when she has a new book coming out, thousands of rabid fans crash into each other buying her newest release.

So I asked Nicole to share with me:

  • What were some of the early steps that she took and found successful to help draw…

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