Marketing Monday: Branding

When I first heard of author branding, I rolled my eyes. I was at a three-day writers’ workshop, learning about the essentials of story craft through panels, participating in critique groups, and attending panels about different aspects of the business of publishing. The presenters were a small press and a cover artist. It was quite[…]

Excerpt from Vow Unbroken (Faerie Tales No. 3) by T.J. Deschamps

Vow Unbroken releases May 28th! To celebrate, I’ve put the e-book version of all three novellas in the Faerie Tales series on sale for .99c each for the month of May (Free on Kindle Unlimited). Three books for three bucks! I also wanted to share an excerpt from this tantalizing tale, filled with intrigue, action, and a little steam.

Marketing Monday:Newsletters

If you have a newsletter and write fantasy, would you be interested in doing a newsletter swap? I have spaces available to advertise books in my premiere newsletter coming out this month. Please contact me through the contact page with a link to where your book is sold.

MARKETING MONDAY: Advertising on a Budget

Investing in your indie author business doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Advertisements don’t have to be costly to be effective. All it takes is research and knowing where to place your money where your dollar (or whatever currency you use) is most effective.

Plotting a book vs plotting a Series

Plotting A Novel Versus plotting a Series I have found myself among the growing number of authors on Tiktok. No, I’m not dancing around or doing skits. I’m part of authortok and booktok where readers and authors do our nerdy thing and talk about books. The Tiktok creator @ginnyauthor addressed authortok asking about how authors[…]

Halfway There

Revisions are taking longer than planned, but I’m at the midpoint of Eastside Hedge Witch. I love this story and Miriam so much. I’ve cut so much but wrote new scenes and chapters I’m really proud of. I like the new look and the way the story unfolds, and I think readers will too. Hope[…]

Marketing Monday: How Do I Market My Book on Social Media?

As an indie author looking at social media to market may seem overwhelming. There are so many trending platforms that come and go. Your job is to find the best place for you. Here are four ways to help you strategize: 1. Assess your target audience. Where is that demographic on social media? That’s where[…]