Angela, welcome aboard authors.com …from The Chuck! I write sci-fi novels filled with adventure, mystery, romance, drama, horror, and comedy… Sci-fi for every human to enjoy. I'm also a published poet. When you have a few free moments, please check out my Authors page and a few of my videos and blogs I have recently added. Many of my blogs consist of free to read enjoyable sci-fi stories I plan to unite within a book titled: 'Epic Marvels. My newest sci-fi novel: 'They!', which is somewhat related to the 1954 sci-fi classic movie, 'Them!'.
It's so nice to meet a fellow author to share, uplift, and support one another on our journey of writing and especially the marketing. I love to write too, but I never imagined what takes place afterwards. The marketing is much, much harder than the writing, but it's necessary to get the word out about our books.
I would love to know more about your book. The title sounds like it could be non-fiction.
Have you tried making a short video and putting on youtube? Great way for exposure. Regarding my award; a fellow author on facebook posted a link to the website in November. There was $10.00 submission fee, but I took the chance and submitted. Lo and behold, I won in the self-help category! They have closed the contest for this year, but may run it again for 2012. Here is the link; http://www.womenwhowin.us/book-awards.htm
Here are some other places you might want to consider for book exposure; whynotad, facebook, authorsden, shelfari, goodreads, Linkedin, google+, google blogger, and twitter. You can find me on all of these sites, but there may be more that I don't know about. So, hang in there and if you ever need encouragement I guess this is the place to be. Best wishes for a successsful new year. Kathy
Hi Angela! Great to have you here and a warm welcome to Authors.com. :) It’s a very friendly community. We’d love it if you could drop by this thread please and tell us how you discovered Authors.com. :)
Thank you everyone for the friend accepts and invites. Everyone here is so friendly. Sorry I have not responded sooner, but life has been extremely busy. I have been invited to write an advice column as well as a monthly article for a local news paper. We are working on it's syndication too. Furthermore, I have been offered an opportunity to air my TV show here in my home town. The show will also be streaming on the internet, so anyone anywhere will be able to view it. It is all pretty overwhelming. Thanks again. God Bless, Angela Bertone