May 03
How to Launch a Book – Marketing Tip Monday (on Tuesday)

How to Launch a Book – Marketing Tip Monday (on Tuesday)

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How do I launch a book? I remember doing a Google search on this very sentence way, way, way back in 2012 when I was getting ready to publish for the first time. Guess what? I didn’t get an answer. I have read some pretty comprehensive posts about how “other” people launched a book and those have helped. But generally there is no one way to launch a book. And you can do everything some random successful author does and see zero results. And sometimes you can do absolutely nothing and see pretty good results. But Marketing Tip Monday is… Read more »

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Apr 27
Mr. Perfect Release Day! ENTER TO WIN Six Signed Books!

Mr. Perfect Release Day! ENTER TO WIN Six Signed Books!

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I’m celebrating the release of Mr. Perfect today, a brand new standalone book about one hell of a quirky girl looking for her perfect Mr. Right and to kick things off, I’m giving away SIX SIGNED BOOKS. All you have to do is vote for your favorite cover! Read a sneak peek of Mr. Perfect and then vote for your favorite cover to enter to win! EXCERPT “Are you OK, Miss Hatcher?” McAllister asks from the other end of the table. He’s got a smug look on his face. I don’t know what just happened, but I need to get… Read more »

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Apr 22
A BRAND NEW SERIES! The Mister Standalones

A BRAND NEW SERIES! The Mister Standalones

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Woohoo! I’m writing a series. I have missed my Rook & Ronin people so much since I wrote the Happily Ever After epilogue book last fall so I thought it was time to start a new team! So today is the cover reveal for the first book in this STANDALONE SERIES called Mr. perfect. Each book will be about a different man on the new “team” and their potential soulmates. You can jump in at any point until you get to the last one, and then it’s better to read books 1-4 first because I have a HUGE SURPRISE for… Read more »

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Mar 25
Two Years Ago We Met… THE REAL SPENCER SHRIKE

Two Years Ago We Met… THE REAL SPENCER SHRIKE

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I was just cruising through my Shrike Bikes fan group on Facebook and Michelle New had made a post about the countdown my street team was doing as we waited for the release of GUNS, the book where everything changes and Spencer takes the driver’s seat in the Team car.  So I thought it would be fun to give you guys a little reminder about how fucking sexy Spencer actually was. It all started in Tragic, or course. We met Spencer when Rook met Spencer at Cookie’s Diner in Denver. He came walking in, biker books thudding across the tiled… Read more »

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Mar 21
THE ULTIMATE SIGNED BOOK GIVEAWAY!

THE ULTIMATE SIGNED BOOK GIVEAWAY!

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THE ULTIMATE SIGNED BOOK GIVEAWAY! Hey, look what we’ve got here for you today! Five signed books from five New York Times Bestselling authors in a beautiful Easter basket filled with goodies! I’ve gotten together with Alessandra Torre, K. Bromberg, Julia Kent, and Jana Aston to put together this terrific prize and all you have to do is enter the Rafflecopter BELOW! Here’s what’s in the basket: Shopping for the Billionaire’s Wife by Julia Kent Hollywood Dirt by Alessandra Torre Sweet Ache by K. Bromberg Wrong by Jana Aston Rock by JA Huss All books are signed by the author!… Read more »

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Mar 08
$100 Giveaway – New Release – ROCK by JA Huss

$100 Giveaway – New Release – ROCK by JA Huss

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EXCERPT I take my shirt off as I walk across the hallway, throwing it down on the floor. Missy is standing with her back to me, testing the temperature of the shower. She peeks over her shoulder and smiles. “I know you probably hear this all this time, but damn, Rowan Kyle. You should never take that shirt off in public again.” I go for my pants, unbuttoning them, unzipping them. She watches every move. And then I kick off my boots and fling them into the hallway with the shirt. She turns all the way around now and I… Read more »

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Feb 29
Marketing Tip Monday – Tip #3 – How I Got “Discovered” in 5 Easy Steps

Marketing Tip Monday – Tip #3 – How I Got “Discovered” in 5 Easy Steps

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Discoverability is the new self-publishing buzzword these days. “You have to be discovered” is the siren song for Indies. Some authors maintain that Amazon Kindle Unlimited (KU) is the answer, some authors maintain going wide and selling on all platforms is the answer, some authors want to scam their way up the charts with formatting tricks, some authors try and trick potential readers into thinking they are the next “Big Thing” by purchasing fake “Social Proof”. All of it works. Even the scams. But there is really only one way to make a name for yourself and find long-term success…. Read more »

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Feb 29
$50 GIVEAWAY – ROCK Cover Reveal & Secret Excerpt

$50 GIVEAWAY – ROCK Cover Reveal & Secret Excerpt

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Special thanks to supermodel Robert Reider and photographer Luciana Varga for the great cover photo! EXCERPT Melissa Vetti’s lips were softer than the down blankets on her bed and they were equally as warm. We lingered in the kiss longer than we should’ve. Longer than ever before, not moving, not tonguing each other, not seeking more with wandering hands trying to pick at the buttons on our jeans. Just connected. “I love you,” I whispered into her mouth. “I know,” she giggled into mine. She always said that when I pushed, but at least this time it didn’t come with… Read more »

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Jan 25
Marketing Tip Monday – Tip #2 – How to Sell books with a Takeover & 321 One-Year Anniversary Giveaway

Marketing Tip Monday – Tip #2 – How to Sell books with a Takeover & 321 One-Year Anniversary Giveaway

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Well, takeovers are a touchy subject with romance authors these days. Ask just about anyone if they are doing takeovers and they will tell you no. They don’t work. But I’m here to tell you they can work if you do them right. I’m super behind on my current book so I’m going to make this short. So here are the secrets to a FANTASTIC Facebook Fan Page takeover. BTW, you can do this on your own page or a book blogger page. I do both, depending on how hard I want to work on the graphics. 1. Typically takeovers… Read more »

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Jan 23
Quick Update on Reading Order

Quick Update on Reading Order

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What is the reading order for your books? The number one question I get is “What is the reading order of your books?” Well, in a nutshell, because I only have about ten minutes to write this as I enjoy my coffee, here it is. (You can find all my books on Amazon, Nook, iTunes, and KOBO using those links to my respective author pages.) The Rook & Ronin series is about a girl who escaped an abusive relationship and ended up in Denver, Colorado where she gets an offer of a lifetime. A chance encounter or a twist of… Read more »

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Jan 11
Marketing Tip Monday – Tip #1 – Building Your Facebook Fan Page

Marketing Tip Monday – Tip #1 – Building Your Facebook Fan Page

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I’ve been thinking about making some kind of author marketing course. I just bought this killer fucking course authoring software for my other business (I make online courses for homeschoolers) and this program is the fucking shit for making online courses. (Storyline 2 if anyone is interested.) So I figured I’d try and put one together before the end of the year, but in the meantime, I’d start making content by blogging. Now these blog posts will not be in depth, just quick tips, because I just don’t have much more than a few hours to devote to each post… Read more »

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Dec 27
Dear Cupid Bring Me Some Promo Sign-Up Form

Dear Cupid Bring Me Some Promo Sign-Up Form

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After the VERY successful 31 Days of Gift Card Giveaways at New Adult Addiction we’ve decided to have another giveaway promo for the countdown to Valentine’s Day. This promo op is only for romance authors. Please read all the rules for participation before entering. (1) We have THIRTEEN spots open in the ROMANCE GENRE beginning on February 1st and ending on February 13th. On February 14th we will have a jackpot giveaway that I will sponsor and will include links to all your posts. Each author chosen will be featured on the blog with a Rafflecopter giveaway made by me… Read more »

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Dec 16
Christmas Present for the #Fans

Christmas Present for the #Fans

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99c sale for the Rook & Ronin Trilogy: AMAZON➔ http://amzn.to/1iy1YlM B&N➔ http://bit.ly/1yCS1dC KOBO➔http://bit.ly/1U16itZ   I ease out of the room quietly and take the baby downstairs. The house is big and the kitchen is far, but I can hear the bustle of kids and dogs before I even make it downstairs. When I walk in, it’s a madhouse. I love this fucking madhouse. My girls are all laughing and talking a mile a minute. Belle is stuffing her face with pancakes, Jasmine and Ariel are clinking their OJ glasses together like they are having a secret toast, and Rory is…… Read more »

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Dec 02
$500 GIVEAWAY Anarchy Found by JA Huss

$500 GIVEAWAY Anarchy Found by JA Huss

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  EXCERPT Her panties go flying past my shoulder and I let off a little grunt of a laugh. “You think you’re cute—” “I did what you asked,” she says. “Now you have to do something for me. Take off your gloves.” “No.” “Why?” “Because I don’t ever take them off.” “Liar. You have to shower.” “You’re not in charge here, Molly. I am.” It might piss her off, but I don’t want to go there yet. I just want this one time where we don’t have to think about who and what I’ve become since she last saw me…. Read more »

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