Avoiding The Review Swap Trap | Roxanna C Revell

Review swapping usually happens when one author contacts another and suggests that they read each other’s books. It may not ever be said outright, but the idea is that both books are then left a five-star review. Again, I hear you asking, Why this is a problem? If authors need reviews (especially good reviews) then why not support each other in this way?
Surely, it’s harmless? Actually, no. If Amazon suspects that your reviews aren’t legitimate, they will strip you of them. All of them.

Self-Publishing Tips to Boost Your Launch Sales | Roxanna C Revell

From the research that I did, I decided that self-publishing was the way to go, and I started looking into what I should do. I joined the help groups on Facebook, I read articles and I learned all about the right way to market yourself as an author. Then I did none of it.

Review | New Beginnings by Janet Olson

Ida and Engen’s 13-year-old friendship is altered when the death of their friend comes between them. Engen, guilt-ridden over Janelle’s passing, has become violent. Ida, in her grief, attempts to fill the loss with a one-night stand, which leaves her pregnant. As punishment, their parents force them to join a program called Youth of AmericaContinue reading “Review | New Beginnings by Janet Olson”