Are any of the characters based on people you know?
Who would you cast as the main character if this were made into a movie?
If you could create the perfectly specific genre title for this book/series, what would it be?
Clean Indie Reads connects authors and readers of “flinch-free” fiction. Action, mystery, and thrills, but nothing too explicit, please.
Maybe the one-star review, that bane of every author’s ego, isn’t such a bad thing after all.
Stanford Daily reports that the only thing worse than bad publicity is no publicity.
By measuring the size of sale spikes in the week following the release of each book review, the study showed two main points: positive publicity benefited all titles and the bad publicity only helped lesser-known and obscure authors.
Just one more reason to stop fretting about reviews, and sit down and write another, better, book.
The original study is here.
The adventures of Alice Mongoose and her best friend, the gentle and dapper Alistair Rat, will be coming out later this year in e-book format. Stay tuned! #TwoLittleHousesinaCaneField #Friendship
Alice Mongoose and Alistair Rat are back! A new generation of children in Hawaii and beyond will be able to enjoy the gentle humor, practical life lessons, and charming illustrations of Mary Pfaff, known in her day as “the Beatrix Potter of Hawaii.”
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