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Middle Grade Week – Marketing Indie Middle Grade

This week is all about Middle Grade: writing it, indie publishing it, and especially marketing it! As you may know, reaching those elusive middle grade readers is tough, doubly so when you’re indie published. Plus there are giveaways (see below)! 

Posted in Indie Life, Middle grade, Publicity Promo

Giveaway for Teachers and Librarians!

Attention teachers and librarians! The Emblazoner’s New Catalog – filled with great middle grade and tween titles your students and patrons will love – is coming soon! To celebrate, we’re holding a giveaway of stuff you can use: gift cards

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Indie Life and the Emblazon Launch!

I would like to take this opportunity to tell you about a brand new site and give you a chance to win some great tween books! I recently joined the Emblazon group and as an Indie author, we know the

Posted in Emblazon, Indie Life, Middle grade, Publicity Promo


I had a lot of fun making this book trailer today. Let me know what you think about it. Does it make you want to read the story??

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Summer Books for Teens and Tweens 99 cent Sale!

An awesome summer book list for kids 10 and up! All $0.99 this week! Magian High by Lia London Trouble Blows West: A Ginnie West Adventure by Monique Bucheger Gangsterland by Ansha Kotyk Six Degrees of Lost by Linda Benson

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Happy Birthday to me. Here’s a gift for you!

Comment on my blog or sign up for my newsletter today and get a free electronic copy of GANGSTERLAND! No foolin’. 🙂 Happy Birthday!

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Gangsterland is free today on Amazon- get your free ebook!

Today and tomorrow GANGSTERLAND will be free on Amazon!  A gift to all my wonderful readers, enjoy! I want to thank Michael Gallagher at Free Kindle Books and Tips, and FreeBookDude for helping me to promote today.

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Susan Kaye Quinn, the final book of the Mindjack Trilogy – Free Souls and a Giveaway!

Free Souls by Susan Kaye Quinn (Book Three of the Mindjack Trilogy) Now Available! When your mind is a weapon, freedom comes at a price. Four months have passed since Kira left home to join Julian’s Jacker Freedom Alliance, but the

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Laura Pauling and How to Survive Ancient Spells and Crazy Kings excerpt!

Today I’d like to welcome my wonderful critique partner Laura Pauling and her awesome middle grade novel How to Survive Ancient Spells and Crazy Kings. This book was great fun to read and critique. It has history and mystery, ghosts

Posted in #mglitchat, Middle grade, New Release, Publicity Promo

Thankful for Family and Friends – and a book giveaway to you!

I am grateful for my friends. I’m one of those people who likes to be alone. I’m a writer, I suppose that’s par for the course. I like to ponder in my alone-ness. I’m good like that. I’m not especially

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Available Now

Available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble! Gangsterland 1920's mystery GANGSTERLAND When Jonathan Brooks moves in with his dad, he's sure his life has hit bottom. Until the local bully causes him to discover an unusual skill: Jonathan can disappear into a book. The book requires him to solve a crime, rescue the girl and save himself...all before the final page.      

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