So today, I sold a book, and broke into the top 175,000 in sales on Amazon. That may not seem like something to smile about. Just one book? Not in the top 10? Continue reading “Success is Relative”
#IndieRoar 10 day Challenge! Are you in?
“Self-published authors are “dominating traditionally published authors” in sci-fi/fantasy, mystery/thriller, and romance genres but — and here is the surprise — they are also taking “significant market share in all genres.” –Surprising Self-Publishing Statistics, Publishers Weekly, July 28, 2014
When you read the quote above what do you think? Are you surprised? Mad? Thrilled? We’re here to tell you that your Indie Quotient is not something we’re going to quantify. However, we want to see your Indie prowess and pride! To that end, you are cordially invited to join the first ever #IndieRoar 10-Day Challenge!
Show your deep knowledge, love and passion for your favorite Indie books, series and authors by joining this Twitter 10-Day Challenge. You’ll get a new challenge every day for 10 days starting Monday, June 1st through Wednesday, June 10th, 2015!
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More and more, I am beginning to enjoy reading historical fiction. I am learning a lot. In a 10th grade World History class, I learned about Ancient Egypt and the Pharaoh, but never much beyond that, Until reading The Harmony of Isis, it was difficult to think of ancient civilizations in anything other than abstract terms. Walter, an anthropologist by trade, brought to life the world of the Pharaoh and ancient Egypt in her gorgeously woven tapestry of a tale that juxtaposes the ancient with the modern, the light with the darkness, and the good with the evil. She humanizes people whom we are only used to seeing in heiroglyphic drawings by making them “real” people with pain, fear, joy, jealousy, good, and evil.
Isis (later revered as a goddess) is singing a powerful “song” in order to locate the remains of her dead husband, Osirius, who had been murdered…
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