The Ins and Outs of a Promo
I’ve never before joined a BookFunnel Promo, in fact, I think they are rather new. This one runs from October 1 — 7, 2019, and is for cozy paranormal mysteries. Hey, I can do that. I have a couple of books with ghosts and one with an imaginary cat. Unfortunately, there are only eight books signed up, so it probably won’t be a big success. (Just how much can you make off of a 99 cent book? Some are even free.) But it doesn’t cost a cent (other than the annual amount to use BookFunnel). And, I get to play with canva.com to make a visual. Which I did, as you see above.
The title of the promo is Witches and Wolves, but there are no books included with wolves. There’s a haunted ship, a dog that sees ghosts, a psychic cat, and a collection of both witches and ghosts. Oh, yes, if you want to take a look, here’s the link to these cozy mysteries.
I like to write my blogs for readers, but sometimes I include something for writers. Okay, this could be considered for both audiences, right? Tomorrow is my day to promote this to my newsletter. (That’s for readers.) I’ll do the wrap-up after this is over. (That’s for the writers.)
I’d love to hear any comment about my blog, or my stupendous, wonderful, took me all of 15 minutes to make visual. Okay, it was fun, anyway!
I love to visit Suzanne Adair’s blog, Relevant History. There’s always something new to learn about history. Her guest bloggers tell some of the unknown stories, that happen to be true, about various times in the past. All that historic … Continue reading
A ghost writer is coming. No, not the kind who writes stories for others to claim. No such thing. We’re talking real ghosts here, like dead people from the past. She has a great story to tell, both her own and the YA fiction about a ghost from the past.
I’m running a Goodreads giveaway through October 7, 2014. Cherish (A Ghost Mystery) takes place in current time, and in 1946. (Things like that happen with ghosts, you know.)
Sign up for the giveaway here.
Read the first two chapters here.
It’s the sophomore Local History cemetery visit. Sure, it’s almost Halloween, but Kayla has seen that teen-age ghost for years. Why won’t she leave? When the dreamy senior asks Kayla for a date, she decides to prove to herself that she’s mature and in charge. She’ll tell that ghost to go away. But Kayla shouldn’t have touched the ghost’s cold hand, because that’s when everything changed.
Suddenly, it’s 1946, or is Kayla dreaming? Is she crazy? Why is her name Cherish? Why is her mother at home baking cookies when she should be at work? And, she has a father? Didn’t he die years ago? Why is her best friend Trudy instead of Dani? And the thing in her pocket is not a compact with a bad mirror. DON’T TRY TO OPEN IT!
Text messages do travel across the years, judging from those on her cell phone. But why is Dani mad at her? She isn’t there, is she? It can’t be, but it must. Someone is taking Kayla’s place in the twenty-first century. Who?
Fact: Cherish is ruining her life in two centuries. If Kayla doesn’t find her way home to her own time and her own body, she will die in 1946 with Cherish.
Amazon has a new program, pre-orders on e‑books for self-published authors. I couldn’t miss that with my new book. So Cherish is listed here. The e‑book will be available on September 10. The paperback page will appear (and be on sale) September 1, 2014.
Here’s the blurb: It’s the sophomore Local History cemetery visit. Sure, it’s almost Halloween, but Kayla has seen that ghost for years. She wants to make the ghost go away, but she shouldn’t have touched her hand, because, That’s When Everything Changed.
Kayla finds herself in 1946 as someone else, someone whose name is on an elaborate tombstone. Is she Cherish, or is Cherish her? Is Cherish taking her place?
Fact: Cherish is ruining her life in two centuries. If Kayla doesn’t find her way home to her own time and her own body, she will die with Cherish in a few days.
Question: Do cell phone texts span the centuries? And, if they do, will Kayla’s friends believe her?