I recently read an online article titled “Amazon: Christian Authors Beware”. In it the author (not named) bemoans that “Amazon is a massive giant and growing.” Two bulleted lists of “facts” and “factoids” were given (without attribution, citation, or documentation, so there’s no way to verify the statements). Then the author asserts that Amazon is not […]
When I set up the Store page of my website, I considered whether I wanted to include links to Amazon. Of course, everyone links to Amazon, right? But I’m a big fan of using alternatives to Amazon whenever possible. What? There are alternatives to Amazon? Believe it or not, yes. Like Barnes & Noble. ChristianBook.com. […]
21 Days of Christmas, the second book in the Fiction Lover’s Devotional series, releases tomorrow, September 1st! As with 21 Days of Grace, this book has 21 short fiction stories, each followed by a brief Life Application, written by beloved best-selling novelists, intermediate authors, and new writers. Contributing authors to 21 Days of Christmas include […]
In my last three blog posts (Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3), I shared what I’ve learned recently about Amazon’s rules for customer reviews and Amazon’s “Customer Discussions” feature.
As I mentioned in my last two blog posts, Amazon Rules for Customer Reviews, Part 1 Amazon Rules for Customer Reviews, Part 2 I’ve been learning a lot lately about Amazon’s rules for customer reviews. In the process, I discovered a feature on Amazon that I’d never heard of or noticed before: “Customer Discussions.” Figuring maybe there […]
Last week I explained the rules I recently discovered that Amazon has for customer reviews. This week I’m going to share what I learned about legitimate ways to get around those restrictions.
Every once in a while, I come across some detail about the publishing industry and think, How come I didn’t know about that before? I’ve been a published author since 1989 and a full-time freelance editor since 1998. I go to six to eight writers’ conferences a year. I’m friends with several big-name, multi-published, best-selling […]