Book Blogs has been such a wonderful resource for bloggers and authors I feel that we as members should support it.Authors & Publishers: As the author of Blood of Ancient Kings and a member of…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by G Earle Gardner Jul 8, 2013.
I'm trying to figure out how a book blog tour works and see if I can get on one. This is all new to me, so that's why I'm asking. I just got my first book Blood of Ancient Kings set up on Ingram…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Barbara Jan 19, 2013.
V.J.O. Gardner has not received any gifts yet
I've not had much time to do anything recently, but it's a good thing. I've been invited to join a group of local authors run a cart at a mall. We take turns at the cart selling our books. In a book store your book is just like hundreds of others sitting waiting to be picked up. At the cart we can interact with the people walking past and tell them about our books. As the holidays approach we should see an increase in sales, but selling 1 book is better than selling 0.
If standing in…Continue
Posted on November 9, 2012 at 9:28pm
Okay since I self published and can't afford much in advertising, I've gotten creative. I've got a few books on consignment at a couple of local book stores including one that's a D&D hangout/comic store. I've also started standing around at a kiosk in a local mall asking everyone, "Can I tell you about my book?" That's working out pretty good. I'm not above dressing up in a medieval costume to go with my medieval fantasy books, which has gotten me a free booth at a renaissance fair.…Continue
Posted on October 15, 2012 at 9:43pm
I suppose I should give a bit of an introductions to start with. I've always enjoyed reading and writing, but never had much success when I tried writing a journal. I guess it just isn't in me, so I've spent around 25 years writing novels that I've just started publishing. After a costly lesson in publishing companies with a single novel, I fired them and found a local printer. Since December of 2011 I've published six novels. I now have my novels on several ebook formats as well.
Posted on October 11, 2012 at 9:12pm