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RONE Award Finalists!

PARANORMAL:  SHORT (6 Finalists)   
Fire Maidens:  Paris - Anna Lowe
Essential Magic -    T. M. Cromer
Reign of Fire - Casi McLean
Love & Omens - Carrie Pulkinen
Matching Bloodlines  - Deborah Garland
Charm Me Again - Tena Stetler   ***tie***
Blood King  - Amber K. Bryant  ***tie***

I’m one of the reviewers at InD'tale Magazine. I’d like to talk to you about the general worth of professional book reviews, our Crowned Heart of Excellence, and what it means.  Say you recently released a book, or have an upcoming release, and you’re wondering if you (or your publisher) should submit the book to be reviewed. In a word—yes, by all means, yes!

As an independent author, I’m always trying to promote the first two books in my crime-thriller series to potential buyers. I frequently hear the question: “Is it available as an audiobook?” For a long time, I had to sigh and say, “Not yet.” I wished it could happen someday. All the marketing gurus say there is a lot of money to be made in the audiobook market.

It is quite possible to have a bad mood from time to time. These moods can be really disruptive and prevent you from focusing on your daily tasks. The thing is, this can happen to anyone at any time.
Bad mood swings can happen due to a lot of reasons, from a simple argument with your friend, to working extra hours. And moody times can bring you down.

Editing Your Own Writing
Kevin G.

The best advice I can give to an indie author about how to edit your own writing is – don’t. Hire an editor. It’s worth every penny to have an independent set of eyes looking at your writing to tell you where you have missed the forest through the trees or missed a dead tree because of the surrounding forest.