As a small press author, I can't always get my publisher to price down my book for promotions, yet most promo sites are all about $0.99 and free e-books. I've been experimenting with the few sites which allow books above $2.99, and here's what I've found: Book Reader Magazine - absolutely useless. Not a single sale … Continue reading Full Price Promos
As a consumer of media, I feel rather certain when I say that there's always that one character who just works better than others. The character that has chemistry with everyone. The character who has the best lines - be they funny, poignant, or realistic. For the casual fan, these characters are their favorites. When … Continue reading Favorite Characters
These last four weeks, I've run the majority of my publisher's social media pages. At first, I spent 10+ hours a day designing posts, responding to comments, and researching different areas to improve our reach. The most time consuming part? Redesigning all headers and profile images. I'm a big believer in an organization's main page … Continue reading Social Media Management: Facebook
Both HIGH SUMMONS and GRIMM REMAINS are now available in print! Check it out: "HIGH SUMMONS reads like a young Harry Dresden with the same wit and charm...A must-read for lovers of urban fantasy!" - 5⭐ review Readers Favorite High Summons (AMAZON) - http://a.co/697fALj "Eli Celata once again enthralls readers with Jon's story, striking the … Continue reading PRINT!!
Cover artists, graphic designers – the masters of the thumbnail. Even though the books are the authors’ babies, the image translation is up to someone else. Someone we might not know. Someone who might not have even read your book. First phase, don’t leave anything to chance. Find commercially free images to give the artists. … Continue reading Cover Design