Linking Can Be Amusing

Beta is code for screwed up. One must remember that! I decided to give Amazon.ca’s Context Links (Beta) widget a try, thinking it’ll pick up my name or the title of my book. Ha! It picked up on Judy’s name first. Only problem was it went to “Judy Taylor” the author of Dudley Dormouse, a…

How to Autograph Your Book

Writers write, right? So you’d think they’d have plenty to say about the book signing thing. Wrong. For starters, it took me several attempts to try and find any advice on what pen to use, and I ended up asking the associate at Loomis and Toles. Then forget trying to Google the question, “How to…

My First Amazon Review

I’ve received my first Amazon review! It’s on the UK Amazon site, and I’m still chuffed about it!! It was strange to see four stars all lit up for something of mine and awfully humbling to read what he wrote. I’ve always liked to see how readers interpret my stories, and it’s no different for…

Chapters.Indigo Has Listed Me!

Yay! I’m finally listed on the Chapters.Indigo website! That means that people can now order directly from iUniverse through their online store too, if they so wish. Oh happy day! Of course, this now means, time to join the Chapters community, the one all us Torontonians have been inundated with ads for on the subway.

I’m on Amazon!

Holy cow, I’m on Amazon! And I haven’t even seen my own copies yet. I’m supposed to keep it all hush-hush — yeah, right, like that’s working out well — until I see my own copies to ensure there are no printer errors. But now Amazon.com, bless them, has put three copies up for sale…

Marketing Toolkit Arrives

I received the Marketing Toolkit today from iUniverse. It’s a cornucopia of pre-designed postcards, bookmarks, posters, buttons…the list goes on! I’m overwhelmed!! It comes with a large instruction booklet for how to use the materials and to have them printed professionally, each on a certain kind of paper. This is familiar territory to me as…