Promotional Services Links



After the rousing success of my last blog post. I decided to supplement it with some specific promotional services available to indie authors. There are a lot of choices out there and we never know which ones are worth pursuing and which should be ignored.
But the first step is having the right information. So below are a series of links to various promotional services for you to look into, research, and make your own decisions. I personally have not used all of these services, so please do your research, no guarantees for sales and/or reviews can be given.

Melissa Tapp – Free Blog Tours
Monark Design Services
Sweet n Sassy FacebookSweet n Sassy Website
Book Heathens Website
Anything But Vanilla Book BlogAnything But Vanilla Promotional Services
Book Rhythm
Pure Texuality PR
Ashley Wheels Promotions
Honest Book Reviews
The Literary Whisp FacebookThe Literary…

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Kim's Musings

Gordon Bickerstaff is Wednesday’s #RRBC’S BETHANY TURNER “PAY IT FORWARD” – Gordon has been a very supportive member of Rave Reviews Book Club (RRBC) and of my writing. He goes that extra tweet to show his support. He is also a fellow Book of the Month author at RRBC, and I’m currently reading his book, DEADLY SECRETS, the first book in his Gavin Shawlens Thriller series. His other two books are in my to-be-read list. Get your copy today. Purchase links are provided below each book’s description.

About Author, Gordon BickerstaffGordon

Gordon Bickerstaff was born and raised in Glasgow but spent his student years in Edinburgh. On summer vacations, he learned plumbing, garden maintenance, and he cut the grass in the Meadows. He learned some biochemistry and taught it for a while before he retired to write fiction.

He does some aspects of DIY moderately well and other aspects not so well…

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Liz Gavins Blog

Please welcome fellow author Maggie Thom on the second day of PIF Week.

When I visited her website to gather information for this post, I came across a LOT of great books and interesting information but this sentence caught my eye and fired my imagination:


It got me thinking because I do that as a reader but I certainly do that as a writer as well. You didn’t think my erotic stories were autobiographical, did you?  😀

Seeing as Maggie writes suspense and thrillers, I guess it’s fair to assume she writes about adventures she’d never do in real life, am I right? LoL

Her website also offers useful links to authors and suggestions for readers. In a nutshell – YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS IT! Visit now – click here.


 Award-winning author Maggie Thom, writes suspense/thrillers. Her works include: Captured Lies, Deceitful Truths and Tainted Waters. Her novels…

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Kim's Musings

My next #RRBC’S BETHANY TURNER “PAY IT FORWARD” WEEK author is Mistral Dawn. She always goes that extra step to support her fellow authors. Read about Mistral below.

About Author, Mistral DawnMistralDawn

Mistral Dawn is a thirty-something gal who has lived on both coasts of the US, but somehow never in the middle. She currently resides in the Southeast US with her kitty cats (please spay or neuter! :-)). She has written two novels, Taken By The Huntsman and Bound By The Summer Prince, and has lots more planned! To receive updates on her latest published work, please follow her on Amazon here: If you’d like more frequent updates, you can get her latest musings and excerpts from her work on her blog here:

You may contact her at, and she would love to hear from you, or through her Facebook page posted below, or…

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Tips For Successful Book Cover Design

Your Digital Publishing Cheat Sheet

 Authors pour their hearts and souls into their books. They’ve spent countless hours over a keyboard whipping characters and plots into shape. Once the story is done, authors want people to read their story. The book cover design entices people to buy and read the book. Without a great cover design the book will languish on the shelf. No one will click on it online.

When starting the design process begin with a vague concept. Don’t be too stringent in the beginning. For instance, your idea should be a couple sitting on a park bench rather than an old gray haired couple sitting on a park bench eating ice cream. Review available stock photos before limiting the concept.

Don’t show too much of your character. Studies have shown that readers like to build their own character image. One of the problems with converting books to movies is the actor doesn’t…

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Jennie Sherwin, #RRBC’s Bethany Turner “Pay It Forward” Week Recipient

The Long and Short Stories of Life

J Sherwin pic We kick off Bethany Turner’s Pay It Forward Week honoring a well liked author in the Rave Reviews Book Club community—Jennie Sherwin—author of “Intentional Healing: One Woman’s Path to Higher Consciousness and Freedom from Environmental and Other Chronic Illnesses”.

Today, we salute a writer whose style, as described by Amazon Kindle readers, is “crisp and clear”. One reviewer said, “I found this book beautifully written and so compelling.” While another reviewer commented, “It was such a joy to read that I could not put it down.”

This former high school English teacher and writer/editor in the field of public health was propelled to undertake a medical journey that ultimately revealed healing solutions that would inform her journey to self healing from environmental illnesses and chemical sensitivity.

“One Woman’s Path to Higher Consciousness and Freedom from Environmental and Other Chronic Illnesses” chronicles Jennie’s travels in search of relief when traditional…

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