SOMETHING DIFFERENT

Originally posted on lucinda E Clarke:
I am seldom serious on this blog, but today I’m making an exception as I have been dismayed reading several posts on Facebook recently. There are thousands of us indies out there on various sites and we all have something in common. We are trying to sell books. I am one of them. In this field I am a newbie, I’m starting at the bottom of the ladder, I do have years of experience in writing, but not books and not in marketing. Before I even put pen to paper or fingertip to keyboard,… Continue reading SOMETHING DIFFERENT

Book Giveaway – You’re Not Alone: An Indie Author Anthology

That’s right! You’re not dreaming. Indeed this is a once only chance to get your hands on the FREE PAPERBACK VERSION but not only that. The edition up for grabs is a pre-published edition and one of only THREE that were produced. The version is complete, with all 28 stories. It is formatted with 2nd edit. All you have to do to win this copy is answer the following question: What is the name of the FATHER in the story Gabriel and the Minister Bird – by Andy Updegrove. Email me (iandmoore71@hotmail.com) or comment your answer which you can find … Continue reading Book Giveaway – You’re Not Alone: An Indie Author Anthology

Amazon.co.uk: Customer Reviews: Newborn Nazi

Amazon.co.uk: Customer Reviews: Newborn Nazi. 5.0 out of 5 stars Enter a world of forced law, indoctrination and rebellion – beautifully done, 24 July 2015 By IAN D. MOORE – See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What is this?) This review is from: Newborn Nazi (Kindle Edition) When I first looked at this book I have to admit that I wasn’t sure if I would enjoy it. Having studied the Nazi Party many years ago at school (many,many years ago, I might add) while I found the subject fascinating then, much has happened since. What I found when I began this novel was something akin to … Continue reading Amazon.co.uk: Customer Reviews: Newborn Nazi

Amazon.com: Ian D Moore’s review of Dirty Sixth Street, Austin (Adan’s Thrille…

Amazon.com: Ian D Moore’s review of Dirty Sixth Street, Austin (Adan’s Thrille…. Customer Review  Having recently finished a pretty long novel by another author, July 23, 2015 By Ian D Moore This review is from: Dirty Sixth Street, Austin (Adan’s Thriller Mystery Suspense Books) (Kindle Edition) I read this while holidaying in Tenerife and taking some much needed rest. Having recently finished a pretty long novel by another author, I fancied something evocative, something to change the scenes in my mind and take me someplace else – this short story did that effortlessly. Not having read a crime drama before, I went … Continue reading Amazon.com: Ian D Moore’s review of Dirty Sixth Street, Austin (Adan’s Thrille…

Language in the blood: Paperback

Language in the blood: Paperback.   Tuesday, 14 July 2015 Paperback Delighted to have received my copies of the anthology ‘You’re not alone’ here in sunny France. I’m so proud to be sharing the pages with a group of talented writers who have contributed some excellent stories. You can buy the book on Amazon or click the link:You’re not aloneIf it’s not enough that all proceeds go to Macmillan nurses, well let me entice you with the story I contributed. It is very loosy based on my mother’s story, but let me stress that she isn’t one of the silver … Continue reading Language in the blood: Paperback

Why readers bail on books. Maybe even yours. | Creativity Hacker

Why readers bail on books. Maybe even yours. | Creativity Hacker. Why readers bail on books. Maybe even yours. June 9, 2015, by Jefferson Smith Category: For Writers, Theory – Tagged: disruption, flow, immersion, interruption, psychology – 4 comments Lots of readers seem to be downloading samples of your novel, but few seem to be clicking the “Buy” button. What the hell is going on? Well, over the last year, I’ve read the start of over 200 indie books with one specific question in mind: what factors make or break that magical spell of reader immersion? Some were successful at holding my attention, and others were not, but after each attempt, I wrote … Continue reading Why readers bail on books. Maybe even yours. | Creativity Hacker