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Postby LDWriter2 » Thu Jun 02, 2016 6:31 pm

Dustin Adams wrote:Attention forumites:

Finished reading the new anthology already and interested in more stories? Now's your chance.
From now until June 3, you can pick up the ARC (Advanced Reading Copy) of a new anthology I've edited of some fellow WotF folks (including yours truly) for free from instafreebie.com .

Click the link and it will ask you for your name and e-mail. Then it will send you a file of your choosing. epub, mobi, etc.

The antho goes live on Amazon tomorrow, so if you want to support the writers that way, that's awesome. If you want a free copy to review, that's awesome. If you just want free stories, that's awesome, too!

Several of the stories were finalists, so I'll be posting an update in the "where to find finalists" thread tomorrow.

One note about the ARC. Sometimes the cover doesn't display properly in Kindle. It does in epub, and on Kindle for PC. Just some mobile Kindles...

Otherwise, enjoy!

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Postby LDWriter2 » Thu Jun 02, 2016 6:36 pm

guthington wrote:Hello. My username is Guthington. My pen name was going to be Jamie Lee Guthington, but I've settled on L. A. Patrick instead. I don't post much here. Mainly because I'm too much of a newb to know what's what. I did attend one of Orson Scott Card's bootcamps several summers ago and learned tons. Anyway, I published my first book (with a small indie press so no control over book price) last October and am a long way to selling enough books to "pro-out" of the contest. I've lurked on this forum a bit and am amazed by your chatter. My Amazon author page link is: http://www.amazon.com/L.-A.-Patrick/e/B016PEL69S. Feel free to find me on twitter: lapatrickwriter



Hello, intriguing book. And its in paper which is good since I don't do Kindle.

Are on goodreads.com?
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Postby guthington » Fri Jun 03, 2016 3:06 am

"by LDWriter2 » Thu Jun 02, 2016 9:36 pm

guthington wrote:
Hello. My username is Guthington. My pen name was going to be Jamie Lee Guthington, but I've settled on L. A. Patrick instead. I don't post much here. Mainly because I'm too much of a newb to know what's what. I did attend one of Orson Scott Card's bootcamps several summers ago and learned tons. Anyway, I published my first book (with a small indie press so no control over book price) last October and am a long way to selling enough books to "pro-out" of the contest. I've lurked on this forum a bit and am amazed by your chatter. My Amazon author page link is: http://www.amazon.com/L.-A.-Patrick/e/B016PEL69S. Feel free to find me on twitter: lapatrickwriter



Hello, intriguing book. And its in paper which is good since I don't do Kindle.

Are on goodreads.com?"

The answer is yes, but I don't have a large understanding of goodreads. There are about 3 (5 star) ratings and one (4 star) rating with a review from the Wishing Shelf awards for my book.

Thanks for your interest! And super thanks if you decide to purchase and read my book!! Good luck on your end with your works in progress. wotf011

I'm working on the sequel and am glad of the summer schedule. -Amy
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Postby LDWriter2 » Sat Jun 04, 2016 4:31 pm

guthington wrote:"
I'm working on the sequel and am glad of the summer schedule. -Amy



I am now following you on goodreads and I listed you book as want to read.

May not do much but even a little might do something for it. wotf008
Working on turning Lead into Gold.

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Postby guthington » Mon Jun 06, 2016 6:20 am

LDWriter2 wrote:
guthington wrote:"
I'm working on the sequel and am glad of the summer schedule. -Amy



I am now following you on goodreads and I listed you book as want to read.

May not do much but even a little might do something for it. wotf008


Many thanks LDWriter2... wotf009
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Postby Beth Powers » Sat Jul 02, 2016 7:52 pm

The July sale at Smashwords has started! I just posted my short story "Retirement" (which originally appeared last year in Outposts of Beyond), so I went ahead and put it in the sale for free with the coupon code SFREE.

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You can also get Sorcery & Spaceships, my collection of seven stories, for 50% off with the coupon code SSW50.

The sale ends July 31st--happy reading!

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Postby LDWriter2 » Sun Jul 03, 2016 8:38 am

I would have taken advantage of the smashwords sale but I had already placed my books at a discount for a Fourth of July sale .

Which I haven't posted about here yet.

So here is a link to my author's page on Amazon. Each E-book is on sale.


http://www.amazon.com/L.-E.-Doggett/e/B01C58R1II/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_1?qid=1467563722&sr=8-1
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Postby LDWriter2 » Thu Jul 21, 2016 4:57 pm

Amazing I know have five "sells" on smashwords. One of my story sets is free for July. I didn't do anything to advertise it special. Another set has been free for over a year and nothing. I have done this before and nothing then either but now people are noticing it on smashwords announcement and getting it.
Working on turning Lead into Gold.

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HM-quarter 4 Volume 32
One HM for another contest
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Another HM http://onthepremises.com/minis/mini_18.html

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Postby LaurieG » Thu Jul 21, 2016 5:26 pm

LDWriter2 wrote:Amazing I know have five "sells" on smashwords. One of my story sets is free for July. I didn't do anything to advertise it special. Another set has been free for over a year and nothing. I have done this before and nothing then either but now people are noticing it on smashwords announcement and getting it.



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Postby J'nae Rae » Sun Aug 21, 2016 9:33 am

Ok, I took a big leap last week. After my Novelette exhausted all markets I could find for it, and noticing that Novelettes are sold by themselves as eBooks, I went ahead and self-published it. It has grown about 3000 words since it's earlier incarnation and grown a subtitle, as I've decided I'll do a series of shorts based around Naidin.

Naidin's Song: Blood Bound is available on Kindle and at Smashwords. It is still pending inclusion into Smashwords Premium Catalog.

https://www.amazon.com/N%C3%A1idins-Song-Blood-Bound-Cycle-ebook/dp/B01KP0AVVW/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1471800675&sr=8-1&keywords=naidin%27s+song

https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/659561

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Postby emilymccosh » Sun Aug 21, 2016 2:40 pm

J'nae Rae wrote:Ok, I took a big leap last week. After my Novelette exhausted all markets I could find for it, and noticing that Novelettes are sold by themselves as eBooks, I went ahead and self-published it. It has grown about 3000 words since it's earlier incarnation and grown a subtitle, as I've decided I'll do a series of shorts based around Naidin.

Naidin's Song: Blood Bound is available on Kindle and at Smashwords. It is still pending inclusion into Smashwords Premium Catalog.

https://www.amazon.com/N%C3%A1idins-Song-Blood-Bound-Cycle-ebook/dp/B01KP0AVVW/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1471800675&sr=8-1&keywords=naidin%27s+song

https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/659561

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Postby LaurieG » Sun Aug 21, 2016 7:06 pm

Well done, J'nae!
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Postby J'nae Rae » Mon Aug 22, 2016 7:52 am

Thank you. I've had a total of two sales already. Looking how to get the word out there! I've tweeted it and boosted my posting on my author page on Facebook.

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Postby LDWriter2 » Wed Aug 24, 2016 5:12 pm

I have been forgetting to mention this but with smashwords July sale I had eight "sells". Much more than last year during the same event.

I hope that the buyers will like what they read enough to check out my novels which are still on sale, since I forgot to raise the prices.

But it could work the other way too since it is my writing.
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Postby J'nae Rae » Thu Aug 25, 2016 2:54 pm

Anyone have any marketing tips? I've checked for reviewers at The Indie View and sent requests. I also did boosted my Facebook Author page and the announcements, tweeted, and joined BookDaily to see if anything happens.
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Postby J'nae Rae » Thu Aug 25, 2016 2:54 pm

Anyone have any marketing tips? I've checked for reviewers at The Indie View and sent requests. I also did boosted my Facebook Author page and the announcements, tweeted, and joined BookDaily to see if anything happens.
HM Q1 2015.
HM Q3 2016
HM Q4 2016
R Q1 2017
The Trade's On, in Issue 8 of Sci Phi Journal, November 2015
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Nine-Tenths, on Empyreome (Weekly Flash Fiction,) June 2017

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Postby ThomasKCarpenter » Wed Sep 28, 2016 9:36 am

Release day! I'm excited to announce the release of Trials of Magic!

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There are exactly one hundred halls of magic to choose from. Ever since our parents were killed I knew exactly which hall was for me.

Aurelia "Aurie" Silverthorne is one of the best and brightest to ever apply to the Hundred Halls, the only magical university in the world. To be accepted, she must pass grueling trials that claim the lives of aspirants every year.

But more than her desire to practice magic is at stake.

Aurie's little sister has been courting powerful forces in hopes of protecting herself from the beings that killed their parents, but alliances come with complications. As things spiral out of control, and dangerous foes arise at every turn, Aurie knows the only way to protect her sister is to pass the trials—even if it means making a terrible sacrifice.


It's priced at $0.99 currently. If you liked The Magicians or Harry Potter then you'll like Trials of Magic. You can find it at:

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01LWP74KQ
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Postby LDWriter2 » Wed Sep 28, 2016 7:24 pm

ThomasKCarpenter wrote:Release day! I'm excited to announce the release of Trials of Magic!

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There are exactly one hundred halls of magic to choose from. Ever since our parents were killed I knew exactly which hall was for me.

Aurelia "Aurie" Silverthorne is one of the best and brightest to ever apply to the Hundred Halls, the only magical university in the world. To be accepted, she must pass grueling trials that claim the lives of aspirants every year.

But more than her desire to practice magic is at stake.

Aurie's little sister has been courting powerful forces in hopes of protecting herself from the beings that killed their parents, but alliances come with complications. As things spiral out of control, and dangerous foes arise at every turn, Aurie knows the only way to protect her sister is to pass the trials—even if it means making a terrible sacrifice.


It's priced at $0.99 currently. If you liked The Magicians or Harry Potter then you'll like Trials of Magic. You can find it at:

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01LWP74KQ



Sounds Good
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Postby J'nae Rae » Fri Sep 30, 2016 2:50 pm

ThomasKCarpenter wrote:Release day! I'm excited to announce the release of Trials of Magic!

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There are exactly one hundred halls of magic to choose from. Ever since our parents were killed I knew exactly which hall was for me.

Aurelia "Aurie" Silverthorne is one of the best and brightest to ever apply to the Hundred Halls, the only magical university in the world. To be accepted, she must pass grueling trials that claim the lives of aspirants every year.

But more than her desire to practice magic is at stake.

Aurie's little sister has been courting powerful forces in hopes of protecting herself from the beings that killed their parents, but alliances come with complications. As things spiral out of control, and dangerous foes arise at every turn, Aurie knows the only way to protect her sister is to pass the trials—even if it means making a terrible sacrifice.


Congrats!!! wotf010

It's priced at $0.99 currently. If you liked The Magicians or Harry Potter then you'll like Trials of Magic. You can find it at:

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01LWP74KQ
HM Q1 2015.
HM Q3 2016
HM Q4 2016
R Q1 2017
The Trade's On, in Issue 8 of Sci Phi Journal, November 2015
Naidin's Song: Blood Bound, published August 2016
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Postby ThomasKCarpenter » Tue Nov 01, 2016 9:41 am

Today is the offical release day of Web of Lies, the second book in The Hundred Halls. :)

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Whoever controls the Hundred Halls, controls the world.

Aurelia “Aurie” Silverthorne has high hopes for her second year in the Hundred Halls, the world’s only magical university, but her expectations are destroyed when she accidentally unleashes a plague of faez-eating thralls and spends week after week getting killed in the Grand Contest.

But none of this matters when Aurie learns that the Cabal searches for a powerful magic that will help them get control of the Hundred Halls. If Aurie can’t stop them, then passing her classes will be the least of her worries.

Amazon link - https://www.amazon.com/Web-Lies-Hundred-Halls-Book-ebook/dp/B01M68PSMI/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8
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Postby Dustin Adams » Wed Nov 30, 2016 1:46 pm

Tom,

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Postby Beth Powers » Mon Mar 06, 2017 8:59 pm

It's Read an Ebook Week at Smashwords! I just published my story "Changing Keys," which made its original appearance in Outposts of Beyond, on Smashwords and enrolled in the sale. Use the coupon code SFREE to get it for free through March 11th!

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You can also get my story collection Sorcery & Spaceships for half price ($1.50) with the coupon code RAE50 during the sale!

Does anyone else have books/stories in the sale?

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Postby J'nae Rae » Mon Mar 06, 2017 9:27 pm

Beth Powers wrote:It's Read an Ebook Week at Smashwords! I just published my story "Changing Keys," which made its original appearance in Outposts of Beyond, on Smashwords and enrolled in the sale. Use the coupon code SFREE to get it for free through March 11th!

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You can also get my story collection Sorcery & Spaceships for half price ($1.50) with the coupon code RAE50 during the sale!

Does anyone else have books/stories in the sale?


Cool, I'll go buy it. My story Naidin's Song: Blood Bound is also available with the SFREE code

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Postby Beth Powers » Tue Mar 07, 2017 11:05 am

J'nae Rae wrote:Cool, I'll go buy it. My story Naidin's Song: Blood Bound is also available with the SFREE code

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J'nae


Awesome! I'll check it out!

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Postby J'nae Rae » Tue Mar 07, 2017 5:00 pm

wotf007
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HM Q4 2016
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The Trade's On, in Issue 8 of Sci Phi Journal, November 2015
Naidin's Song: Blood Bound, published August 2016
Nine-Tenths, on Empyreome (Weekly Flash Fiction,) June 2017


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