Why it’s practically impossible to host a first year indie event anymore. — Author Virginia Johnson

Great article.  I recommend a read for all authors.

 

 

Originally posted on Author Kyle Perkins: by Kyle Perkins. Time for another rant. So, this year Virginia Johnson and I are hosting the Tampa Indie Author Book Convention, and we have had our ups and downs. From trying to find a place that could house all the people we expect to attend, to finding the right…

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Skyrim Publisher Gives Up on Game Reviews—and It Won’t Be the Only One | WIRED

I was reading this story in context of the fun (I’m being sarcastic here) that many indie authors must beg for reviews of our stories/books.  It is an interesting dilemma for video game publishers and I’m curious if this trend could move into the book publishing.

 

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Book Giveaway on Amazon

See this #AmazonGiveaway for a chance to win: Beowulf: Curse of the Dreygurs: A Monster Slayer Book (Kindle Edition). https://giveaway.amazon.com/p/7164358812bdfc18 NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Ends the earlier of Nov 7, 2016 11:59 PM PST, or when all prizes are claimed. See Official Rules http://amzn.to/GArules.
Giveaway Summary:
webpage-front Title: YA New Adventures – Beowulf: Curse of the Dreygurs
Entry Message: Thanks for participating in this kickoff to a new YA book by Gordon Brewer. Good Luck
Duration: Oct 23, 2016 7:18 AM PDT – Nov 7, 2016 11:59 PM PST
Prize: Beowulf: Curse of the Dreygurs: A Monster Slayer Book (Kindle Edition)
Number of Prizes: 12