It’s July and that means it’s time for the annual site wide Smashwords book sale! So it’s a good time either to catch up on some reading, or stock up for later when you have time. This year, some of my titles are 50% off. Follow the links below to purchase or download! 50% Off Auf’d (The Belinda & Bennett Mysteries, Book 2) Drive-Bye (The Belinda & Bennett Mysteries, Book 3) The Jester’s Apprentice Dead Locked Free Cliffhanger (The Belinda & Bennett Mysteries, Book 1) Biohazard (A Novella) Bast & Immie (A Short Story) […]
Well, this is the news I’ve been waiting for! Smashwords, which I use to distribute all of my ebooks, just announced a partnership with Baker-Taylor. Who are they? After reading the announcement, I discovered that this means two exciting things: 1. My cozy mystery books will soon be available through Blio, an online store and popular e-reading app for computers and other devices. 2. (This is the part that made me squee.) Axis360, which distributes to public libraries, will also carry my ebooks! I love that libraries now lend ebooks so having the chance to be a part of that […]
>Today (March 6) until March 12, lots of ebooks will be on sale for Read an E-Book Week. Smashwords is a partner in this annual initiative. As such, Dead Locked is on sale all this week for 50% off! Just enter code RAE50 at checkout. Dead Locked is available for Kindle and other popular e-reader formats. While you’re there, be sure to check out other participating Smashwords authors!
>As a part of the “Spread the Word About Smashwords” campaign, I’m posting their little presentation today. And I thought I’d share three reasons to publish your own book through Smashwords. 1. Painless DIY Publishing. Smashwords founder Mark Coker provides lots of specific help so you’re not in the dark about formatting or distributing or even marketing. A step-by-step style guide makes formatting simple, and once a book passes muster it’s available (we’re talking waiting hours at most). I was able to create my own cover, which helped, but Smashwords can offer references for cover artists too. (You can also […]
>As November wraps up, I’m sure many of you are wrapping up your NaNoWriMo masterpieces! I have to say for what is usually my least favorite month in New England, November has been phenomenal this year. I hope December will prove just as exciting. Here’s a look ahead at what’s coming to amy & the pen in December. Pirate Week! As 18th century pirates play into Dead Locked, I’m devoting an entire week to one of my favorite topics. Stay tuned for lots of swashbuckling fun! Design for Writers. I’m experimenting with an article series idea, helping writers to tackle […]
>I can’t believe my book is done, but it finally is! After a year and a half, things sped up and came to a head, and as of last Wednesday, Dead Locked was officially finished! And now it is officially available to read as an ebook! To start things off with a bang, I’m giving Dead Locked away for free from now until December 1, 2010. Here’s how to claim your copy: 1. Go to the official Dead Locked page at Smashwords by December 1, 2010. 2. Checkout and enter promo code KR98Q in the appropriate box.3. Download in the […]