Hey guys! Good news to share today. My flash story “Castle Burberry’s Curse” has been published in Bards and Sages Quarterly January 2017 magazine! I’m very excited! This is my second publication with this magazine, the first being “The Drowned Prince” in their July 2017 issue. If you’d like to read my story without purchasing the … More AJ Update – Publication Announcement
I’m accustomed to getting rejections from literary magazines, because well, the acceptance rates to the ones I submit to are less than 1%. Let’s be realistic for a minute, rejection is the most likely outcome! With the holidays over, I’ve received a slew of rejections for stories that have been out on submission for months. … More AJ Update: Analyzing Lit Mag Rejections
To wrap up the blog tour, we have two more blogs to share! This feature is best suited for those interested in finding book review blogs. Blog Feature: The Written Word Remains by Kelsie Engen Today I have one of my favorite indie writers featured for the AJ December Blog Tour: Kelsie Engen. She’s written some … More AJ Blog Tour: Double Blog Feature!
Disclaimer: Not your typical book review. This review analyzes what writers can learn from those who’ve come before. What went right, and what went wrong, and why I think it turned out that way and how a writer can replicate it! (Or avoid it) Oddly enough, I’ve chosen to review the second book in the … More Book Review for Writers – Everbound, an Everneath Novel
Before I get into the AJ Blog Tour’s next blog feature, I’m excited to announce the Amazon $15 Gift Card Winner! Gheorghe R. was randomly selected from the entries and has been notified, and even sent me a nice thank-you for the prize. Congrats! For those of you who didn’t win, I have a mystery freebie … More Blog Feature: The Story Collector ~ Amazon $15 Gift Card Winner ~ +Mystery Freebie!
Our next giveaway kicks off with an Amazon $15 Gift card! This can be used to purchase your new paperback copy of Fallen to Grace or anything else you fancy on Amazon! This giveaway is run through rafflecopter, so you can be assured a third party will be choosing the winner (not me). Feel free to … More Blog Feature: The Book Blog Life + Amazon $15 Gift Card Giveaway!
December is already here! I can’t believe it! That means it’s time for the blog tour to begin! All blog tour details will be kept up to date on the AJ Blog Tour Page. To kick things off, a Goodreads giveaway for 5 Paperback copies of Fallen to Grace is underway. Enter Here! One of … More Kick-Off of the December AJ Blog Tour! Goodreads Giveaways & Blog Feature: Paperback Darling
I think this is a very important post for authors, especially those who use ARC readers (therefore could have many non-verified reviews at once). Amazon has heard the complaints, and seem to be listening! Hurrah! Read Meerkat’s post for more info. Reblogged: I just wanted to celebrate that as of today, amazon have seen sense … More Whoooo! Complaining Works! Amazon Book Reviews Are Now Exempt! — happymeerkatreviews
Angels have been a paranormal obsession long before vampires, but it’s always seemed like angelic fantasy novels were not only controversial, but difficult to come by. I’ve always been a big fan of angels as a supernatural platform of choice for fantasy. Maybe it’s because when I was a child my mother bought me this … More Are Angels the New Twilight?
A quick post this morning to share with you a Goodreads Giveaway that’s just begun! I’m giving away 5 signed paperback copies of Fallen to Grace, the debut novel of the Celestial Downfall Series. The free-to-enter giveaway runs until December 18th, so I’m hoping to get prizes out before Christmas. Good luck! Enter Here!