BOOK CHAT!

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“Hey, ya got a book ya wanna chat about it?  Well, here’s the place to do it! WELCOME TO BOOK CHAT!!!  Don’t go posting in the comments section of all the other places on this site that might incite discussions, that take up too much space;  and those sections weren’t  designed for that anyway…but this one was!   So, here I am, waiting to jump in on any discussion about any book you’d like to get started.  You may start a discussion on any member-author book you’d like.   I know, I know, I don’t look much  like the “chatty” type, but I am!  Now, don’t take too long getting a discussion going, because this wig is kinda itchy, if you know what I mean. Let’s CHAT!” 

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  1. I hadn’t heard about $50 purchase of a credit card. I do know you have to buy the book before you review it. I have an Amazon card, but I haven’t had to buy anything else to get my reviews in there. pg

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  2. I just read and posted a review for “Eclipse Lake” by Mae Clair. Wow – what a great book! Very powerful, gripping, and thrilling story filled with many twists and turns and surprises. It kept me on the edge of my seat – absolutely LOVED it! Mae Clair has such an amazing gift for telling stories, and she is so skilled at her descriptions which make the story so real and present as though you are right there. I wish I could write this well. Excellent book, I cannot say enough good things about it – I highly recommend this!

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    1. Lynn, I loved it too! Mae is a gifted writer, indeed. This was the first book I read and became an instant fan of her writing style. I love the Point Pleasant series, too, and have pre-ordered the third and final book of the series. I’m hooked! 🙂

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  3. I just finished “Myth and Magic” by Mae Clair. This is an incredibly gripping, thrilling, edge-of-your-seat, exciting, suspenseful, and amazing book! I absolutely LOVED this book! Beautifully and skillfully written, the author weaves together spooky and scary incidents, heartbreaking personal and family relationships, and engaging romantic yearning and love. Mae Clair draws the reader in, as though we are right there in the action. This was fascinating, fast-paced, and powerful, and I could not put this book down. There were so many intense, terrifying, heart-felt, and powerful scenes, and I cannot say enough good things about this book. I love, love, love this book – she is now my favorite author, and I highly recommend this!

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  4. Wow – I just finished “A Cold Tomorrow” by Mae Clair – I am so impressed with her writing! This was an incredibly engaging, thrilling, exciting, suspenseful, amazing book! I absolutely LOVED this! It dealt with edge-of-your-seat suspense, mythical beasts, other-worldly beings, terror, excitement, and some romance, all of which kept moving at a fast pace. What a fantastic, thrilling story with fascinating characters! Beautifully written, exquisite details and descriptions that bring the reader right in and make you feel like you’re right there experiencing it. Action-packed and exciting, I could not put this book down. Mae Clair has a beautiful gift for telling a story and weaving together many threads and storylines. I highly recommend it! 🙂

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  5. I finished reading Subnormal by Stuart Kenyon. It was very well written, and a bit frightening with the political climate. It’s very suspenseful and well written, I definitely recommend it.

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  6. I just posted a review for “My GRL” by John Howell – wonderful, exciting, thrilling suspense book – I really enjoyed it, it kept me on the edge of my seat throughout the whole book, and the action and suspense kept escalating – great book!

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    1. Thanks for sharing, Lynn!

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  7. I just finished reading Alexander Hamilton and Betsy Schuyler Hamilton biographical novel. It was very well written and researched plus it kept my attention and recalled forgotten historical facts. The country was divided then just as it is now. Yet here we are still trying to work out our differences…no revolts, no coups. We are not a perfect nation…and we do make our share of mistakes…yet we need people like an Alexander Hamilton to get us talking, arguing, and passing legislation in what appears to be in the best interest of the nation.
    I encourage everyone to read this fine book and talk about it among your family and friends.

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  8. I just finished reading A Thousand Yesteryears by Mae Clair and posted a review on Amazon. I LOVED this book. She wove the tale together in a suspenseful and gripping way. If you love a great story with plot twists, paranormal, mythical creatures, UFOs and romance, you’ll love this book! And It’s 0.99 in the Kindle story right now!

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    1. Your review of it makes me want to jump right into it, Jan! Thanks for sharing!

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    2. This makes me want to read it too – thank you for sharing this!

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    3. I read it – one of the best books – Mae Clair has a wonderful and amazing gift for telling thrilling, exciting, suspenseful, multi-faceted stories!

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  9. Just finished reading “Letting Go Into Perfect Love” by Gwendolyn Plano – what a powerful, touching, beautiful, and inspirational book! I absolutely loved this – thank you so much for your courage and for writing this. Here is my review (it’s under the name “Monica”).

    https://www.amazon.com/review/R31EAA02ZS9EFZ/ref=pe_1098610_137716200_cm_rv_eml_rv0_rv

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    1. Lynn, one of my all time favorite books!

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  10. I don’t think it means you have to spend $50 before you add a review. I think it means you have to be an Amazon customer with a little history as evidenced by purchasing $50 worth of goods. Once past that barrier you can add whatever reviews you want.

    I think the policy is designed to stop hoards of people opening accounts, posting a review, and then disappearing, opening another account, posting a review etc.

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    1. Apologies. Didn’t see that Lynn Mclea had explained the Amazon policy.

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  11. I wrote two reviews this month, and though I did buy a few things from Amazon, it certainly didn’t add up to $50. I didn’t have any problems leaving the reviews.

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  12. I wrote to reviews this month, and though I did buy a few things from Amazon, it certainly didn’t add up to $50. I didn’t have any problems leaving the reviews.

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  13. Has anyone else heard about Amazon’s new review policy? You have to spend $50 on a credit card before you are allowed to leave a review.

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=201602680

    WHO MAY WRITE A REVIEW?

    To post a review, customers must spend at least $50.00 using a valid credit or debit card. Prime subscriptions and promotional discounts don’t qualify towards the $50.00 minimum. Customers in the same household cannot submit a review for the same product.

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    1. I’m wondering what the terms are for this change. Does it mean that after you have initially spent $50 on a valid credit/debit card, you are eligible to write reviews for any future purchases? Or does it mean you have to spend $50 per purchase before you can write reviews?

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    2. Really? I knew you had to buy something to prove you were a real person, but $50 is ridiculous!

      Rhani D’Chae, author. Born of Circumstance, Bred for Revenge.Shadow of the Drill https://t.co/QzD2ODjvKk

      A Perilous ThirstIt’s not your average vampire story. http://goo.gl/4HSpxu

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    3. My guess is that you have to spend $50 initially to be able to leave reviews, not that you have to spend $50 every time you want to leave a review. I think they want to prohibit people from making up fake accounts (or new accounts) and leaving reviews without buying anything. I have spent less than $50 for a while now, and I have no problem leaving reviews.

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  14. Hi Lynn and Richie – thanks for posting your reviews in here, it’s always good to hear about titles that you’ve really enjoyed :-D.
    Just a general head ups for people who do come in here wanting to talk reviews etc, please remember this page is away from the main catalog and so you should still email Beem Weeks on the ravereviewsbookclub@gmail.com mailbox with your review info so you get fully credited for your efforts! 😉

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  15. I just read Haunted Hearts by Kim Cox. It was a totally fun read. Here’s the link to my review: https://www.amazon.com/review/R1IAUTSRSOAQX/ref=pe_1098610_137716200_cm_rv_eml_rv0_rv

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  16. Hi – I just read and left a review for “Wing Dog” by Janelle Jalbert. Beautiful, touching story about an amazing dog – I fell in love with this dog through this book – what a wonderful tribute. It has made me spend a lot more time hugging and loving my own dogs. My reviews are under the name “Monica.”

    Here is the link to my review – https://smile.amazon.com/WINGDOG-Soul-Magical-Mutt-Memoir-ebook/dp/B01923YL28/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1474414376&sr=1-1&keywords=janelle+jalbert

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  17. Hi – I just read “I Will Never Forget” by Elaine Pereira. Beautiful, touching, heart-felt book. My review is now posted and live – here is the link and my review. Please note that my reviews are under the name “Monica”.

    https://www.amazon.com/Will-Never-Forget-Daughters-Humorous-ebook/product-reviews/B00RZWGCQW/ref=cm_cr_dp_synop?ie=UTF8&showViewpoints=0&sortBy=recent#R2TUN1ARP9C3LA

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  18. Shirley Harris-Slaughter | Reply

    Ditto John!

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  19. Shirley Harris-Slaughter | Reply

    Another thing Mary, I forgot to touch on the fact that you endured so many hospital mistakes. You were very smart to be vigilant in advocating for your child or he would have been dead a lot sooner. I don’t trust the medical establishment that much either after my experience with my mother who died of cancer. I used to ‘burn rubber’ trying to get to the hospital each day because I wasn’t sure if they were going to really take care of her. I saw mistakes and incompetence alone the way and I went with her to radiation. When she couldn’t speak one morning, I saw the staff fussing over her trying to communicate with her. Finally out of frustration, I said, “let me help her.” I asked her to squeeze my hand if she needed to go to the bathroom. She squeezed my hand. I asked them to take her.

    How come they couldn’t think of that? She had surgery on the brain so why didn’t they know what to do for her and I instinctively did? Her experience changed me and I vowed that I would find a better way. That is what led me to alternative care and that is what I talk about in my book. All the miracles that happened to me, as it turned out, was just using common sense.

    Anyway, I’m glad I read your story. I feel I have a connection with you now. lol.

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    1. There were way too many hospital mistakes. With children and the elderly it is important, just like the rest of the population, but more so in children, that they receive the right medicine and IV fluids. As a mother, and as a registered nurse who worked in major hospitals (went to school and earned degree after Eli passed), I found out just how tragic things could be from one simple mistake. Thankfully, I never made that kind of mistake and I don’t know the doctors and nurses who have made this kind of mistake go on. If I had not stayed at Eli’s beside day and night, I , too, believe he would have died sooner. In a situation such as mine and Eli, you either help your child, learn the medicine, learn the cares, and take a active role, or you don’t and bad things happen. Due to my health, I can no longer work in the nursing field, not since December of 2012.

      The situation with your mother below. The staff fell quite short in basic care! I don’t understand why this is so….

      I feel like we have connected as well. I plan to read your book tomorrow.

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    2. Not all parents took a part in their child’s illness, but I researched Eli’s cancer, I researched his chemo medications. I’m not saying every parent needs to do this same research; I am saying a parent should at least read through the handouts given to them and ask questions on what they don’t understand. The only way to effectively advocate for your child in to know what is going on, and to be involved. Being involved is empowering, and facilitates deeper understanding and gives the parent and child more time together.

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  20. Shirley Harris-Slaughter | Reply

    Mary Schmidt, I read “When Angels Fly” right away just because there was so much trouble trying to retrieve it and so I put it ahead of all my “To Be Read” titles, and I am so far behind.

    You had some crazy people in your life and that should not have happened to you. You were so brave to publish it. I had my own issues and decided to publish, but I didn’t exactly put everything in. I actually blotted out some of the trauma. I didn’t want to be judged. Maybe someday I will do a re-write on “Crazy, Hot, And Living On the Edge: https://www.amazon.com/Crazy-Living-Edge-Shirley-Harris-Slaughter-ebook/dp/B00VQMO1YW/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1472667832&sr=1-1&keywords=crazy+hot+and+living+on+the+edge#nav-subnav

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    1. Thank you Shirley. Yes crazy people in my life. My mother has now passed away and my ex leaves me alone so now I finally have a living peaceful life with my husband and our grown children. I am grateful for that.
      It took some bravery to publish – yes, but so many others need help in getting out of bad situations and helping to be an advocate for their sick children. You would be amazed at what I actually left out! A lot of relevant information was left out – on purpose – as my memoir is a tough read already. I have your book and will read it quite soon.

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      1. Shirley Harris-Slaughter | Reply

        You will see how much we are connected when you read my book. Just know that you are not alone in the insanity that surrounded you. I had my share too.

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        1. I just finished reading Crazy! Hot! And Living On The Edge!! By Shirley Harris-Slaughter
          A few of the hardships Harris-Slaughter writes about are similar to ones of my own, both in relationships and in health. That said, everyone can use tips Harris-Slaughter writes about to help reduce stress and therefore panic. Benefits in keeping ones colon healthy are true as well. I know this first hand and can relate. Grief over loss of one’s brother (in Harris-Slaughter’s case two brothers) compounds stress. Harris-Slaughter’s decided to do what she could to make her own life and her body feel better, and she mixes traditional medicine with natural medicine. I am in agreement with her on this approach. Like Harris-Slaughter wrote “The bottom line is that, you must deal with stress before it deals with you.” Bravo to Harris-Slaughter for having the courage to write about her personal problems and how she arrived at solutions that worked for her and the strength she shows in this book. Harris-Slaughter’s writing style flows easily and her characters are well described. Harris-Slaughter’s narration is excellent and this book rates five stars!

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      2. It is sad that we have so much in common. More sad is knowing we aren’t the only ones! Many people have been in bad situations and they need to get out before it is too late. My book is meant to help those in bad situations, to know there is hope and good in our world, and even though my mother is gone now, the heartache of my children gone tears at me. I hope to have your book completed soon.

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  21. Have to give high praise to Beth Hale’s Magnolia Secrets, read and reviewed it…great read.

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  22. John, thank you so much for the amazing review! I wasn’t sure if you would like meeting my boys, but I’m sure glad you did. 😃

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  23. I just posted a review for “SHADOW OF THE DRILL” by RWISA Author, Rhani D’Chae on Amazon.com. Rhani is a superb writer and this book will keep you guessing from start to finish! If you’re looking for an exciting and moving read, look no further than “SHADOW OF THE DRILL”!

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  24. Jan, I have actually been thinking about it, but I’m just not sure how to make it happen. I do think he would be so much fun to write in greater length and fuller detail. I actually have a sequel in mind, but it’s another short story.

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    1. Shorts are fine with me Rhani! 😀 You could do a mini Game of Thrones thing and have some of his ‘love interests’ or the people he meets when he’s out procuring (like the bartender?) points of view in little vignettes for their side of the story as well. 😉

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      1. Jan, that’s a fantastiic idea! The bartender at the Two Four back then was a festive fellow by the name of RandE, and he could definitely add some flavor to the storyline. 😀

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  25. Shirley Harris-Slaughter | Reply

    I honestly forgot about this page but won’t in the future. I just finished reading Rhani D’Chae’s “Perilous Thirst” in a single sitting. I was prepared for a longer short read. It was different coming from the vampire’s point of view. Very interesting read and intriguing. Good job Rhani!

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    1. Shirley, I’m glad that you enjoyed it. Yes, it is very short. It was originally part of a short story collection that will probably never see the light of day. Lol It seems I only have two settings: very short, and looonnnnggg. 😃 Thank you again for reading it.

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    2. Rhani always gives her characters a ‘bang on on the nail’ (or drill! 😛 ) voice, but she’s outdone herself with this one. He’s classier than Dracula, more cruelly calculating than Lestat, and whole lot more direct than Spike (in Buffy)!
      Rhani – you really need to think about a longer outing dark fantasy outing for this gentleman of the night! Pleeeeease… 😀

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  26. Looks like from reading the posts below it may be better to place this in the Peer support forum? Please advise.

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  27. I’m not sure if this is the right place to post this or not, but if not let me know and I will move to the right location. I’m going to be uploading my vampire short story to Amazon in the next few days, and I am looking for a couple of people who are willing to read it and then post a review when it goes live. It is 7 pages on my computer, so not long. Also, and this may surprise some of you, there is no violence whatsoever. Lol Please let me know, and I will email it over to you. Thank you so much.

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    1. Gotta ❤ vampires – have DM'ed on Twitter with my email RHani 😀

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      1. Wonderful, Jan! Thank you so much! I I’m giving it the last once-over now, so I will email it to you soon.

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  28. Hi all. I know I haven’t been around much lately, BUT I wanted to tell you that I have been reading Dog Bone Soup by Bette Stevens and it is absolutely amazing! This is the kind of book that makes me glad I didn’t give up reading when my eyes went. I cannot recommend this book highly enough! Give it a read and I’m sure you’ll agree. 😃

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  29. Hi Jason,

    In answer to your query about how to get a book to be free on Amazon: I was told to publish it on SMASHWORDS free (they let you do that – and then get people to point out to Amazon that the book is free on SMASHWORDS and after a little while they price-match it. I did that with Book 1 in my series, and that is indeed what happened.

    I hope that’s helpful

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    1. Cool – I’ll give that a try – thanks!

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  30. OK gang – question for you.

    I have decided that rather than perma-free any of my full titles (at least for now) that I am going to release one digital download with the first six chapters of all seven of my books.

    One download, 40+ chapters, 100K+ words, across my seven titles.

    That makes it an excerpt book of sorts (I have three to four chapters worth of excerpts of my books already online on my blog). At the end of the sixth chapter in each section it’s basically a link to Amazon to buy the rest of the book. Or you can simply pass it over to read the first six chapters of my next title.

    So I am looking for suggestions from those of you with perma-free titles – what is the best way for me to do this?

    Is there a way for me to do a perma free title at Amazon?

    Do you suggest I PDF the file and use another site / source?

    Thoughts?

    Thank you

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    1. Hi, Jason!

      This is a question better suited for the PEER SUPPORT page, where you can get multiple responses to your questions. BOOK CHAT is where you drop by to discuss a book that you’ve read, etc.

      Thanks!

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      1. Makes sense – thanks

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      2. You’re very welcome, Jason!

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  31. lol – NP Eileen 😀 This is a good place for reminders like you say 😉

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    1. Way to go, Jan!! Wonderful!
      I am clicking my heels… well, I would be clicking my heels if I had the energy to leap that far into the air. But use your imagination and smile.
      Cheers all x

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  32. I am not sure whether this is the right place to add my book promotion but here goes:

    The Trojan Project, an all action thriller, is only 99c/99p on Amazon 17th Nov – 23rd Nov.
    http://bookShow.me/B00KGSAD7Q

    Any support would be very much appreciated. Thank you x

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    1. Hi Eileen – you can have your promotion circulated to all the membership personally via the Weekly Club Update email.
      Just go to the CONTACT US page (under the ABOUT RAVE REVIEWS tab) and send your details to our lovely Secretary MARLENA HAND’s email marked ATTN: PROMOTIONS and it’ll go into the next issue which is this Saturday coming 😀

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      1. Thank you, Jan. Yes I did send my book promo to be added in the weekly club update email. ( the one where I had to add it before a Wednesday.) I notice that it was promoted on Twitter a few days before the event. However the the dates of promo were given.

        By adding it here, I was simply trying to keep it in the news. Thanks again. Cheers x

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  33. This was posted by someone on Facebook. If you’ve had any reviews deleted, you might want to check this.

    Check to make sure that your Facebook account and Amazon account are not linked.
    Here is how to do so: Log into your Amazon Account. In the upper right corner click on “Your Account.” Scroll down to the last section called “Personalization.” Under the heading “Community” click on “Your Social Settings.” Please verify that your Facebook account is NOT linked to your Amazon account. This is very important.

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  34. About to feed captured by the summer prints after having read and loved taken by the huntsman is it on the are are PC catalogue

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  35. Please check out the review my book just received from The Midwest Book Review, Small Press Bookwatch. Just click on the link:

    http://www.midwestbookreview.com/sbw/sep_15.htm#Music

    Would love to hear what you all think…thanks- richie

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    1. Congratulations, Ritchie – that’s a brilliant e-zine review! 😀 I hope it brings you lots of new reader 🙂

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      1. Jan…thank you so much. Very exciting.

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    2. Wish I could get ready was like this good luck well done

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  36. harmonykentonline | Reply

    Liz Gavin has reblogged a great article about Kindle Unlimited and how its new policy of payment per page read is likely to affect us authors. https://lizgavin.wordpress.com/blog-posts/ It really is worth a read 🙂

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  37. Hi Rebecca. I’ve had some KU sales, & they have shown up on my sales tally once the reader has reached 10%. I can’t say how much I received for that, though, because there is no differentiation between KU sales and standard sales in the deposits made to my bank. I suppose I could check sales records at Amazon, but every time I think about doing that, I see something shiny and then the thought is gone. Lol

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  38. I wondering what other people here think about Amazon’s new Kindle Unlimited policy?
    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/amazon/11692026/Amazons-to-pay-Kindle-authors-only-for-pages-read.html
    Amazon to pay Kindle authors only for pages read

    I think they will only pay authors when the book gets checked back in, although it doesn’t specify that in the article. I’ve had a couple of KU purchases recently, but the “sale” amount is still zero, whereas before it use to show whatever amount Amazon paid at the point someone read the required percentage.

    Has anyone else who has their books on KU experienced this?

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  39. Shirley Harris-Slaughter | Reply

    Hello Kim Cox. In reference to our conversation I’m so glad that you are using some of the suggestions presented in Crazy, Hot & Living on the Edge. The healing that I gradually underwent such as my gums, and my colon and digestive health would be miraculous except that it was just using my common sense. I’m glad that you are planning on using some of my suggestions. You don’t know how good that makes me feel. So like I said on the radio show today when I was asked “what justified the price I was charging for the paperbacks”- well, the priceless information and help that you get that money cannot buy justifies it vs. a 400 page book.

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    1. Hey Shirley, yes, I plan to try the juicing with the organic veggies and fruit. Can you recommend a good machine that’s not too expensive?

      My husband does most of the grocery shopping and cooking these days. I found a Whole Foods Store that I could stop at on my way home from work.

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      1. Shirley Harris-Slaughter | Reply

        I have an old juicer, a power blender and now NutriBullet, which has been the least expensive. But my power blender was expensive and it lasted for many years. Look at it as an investment in your life. And don’t forget to use organic fruits and veggies. Check out an organic farm if one is near you.

        I was so amazed over time to see that my afflictions had cleared up. I was in shock actually because it could have turned into something real serious.

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      2. Thank you, Shirley. My husband and our neighbor have a garden together. And I have another neighbor who is supposed to start an organic farm next door, but all I see right now is a little garden. They bought a bunch of land. We’ll see.

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  40. Shirley Harris-Slaughter | Reply

    JVCarr I think this is where we needed to be to chat about books. If you want to go further then lets talk here. Thanks again for all your support and if you have questions about your current read ask them here.

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  41. Shirley Harris-Slaughter | Reply

    To Robin Chambers: I am seriously thinking about buying a paperback of your book Myrddin’s Heir but do you offer autographed copies? If not I will go ahead and get it from Amazon. Let me know. Thanks.

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    1. Hi Shirley: It would be an honour to autograph a copy of “A Wizard of Dreams” for you. I’m in the process of getting my ‘autographed copy routine’ organised and am awaiting delivery of another batch of books from the publishers (what I had went more quickly than I had anticipated, and standard shipping takes several weeks for more copies to get to me). I’ll order some more copies of Book 1 express delivery today. If you email me at myrddinsheir@hotmail.com we can make the necessary arrangements…

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  42. Thank you, Suzanne. I think I’ll have to do this a few times to get the hang of it. Lol

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    1. harmonykentonline | Reply

      Hi Rhani, sorry I’m late jumping into this question. Using the Kindle Countdown deal means you set your lowest starting price, then choose how many increments. Amazon then automatically increases the price back up to full price in increments at set times. Hope all this helps! Best of luck with everything. 🙂

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  43. Thank you, Suzanne. Do I drop the price of my book as far as I want it to go at the beginning, or do I start at full price and then have the price drop as the clock ticks down?

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    1. When you set it up on KDP, you can choose price points via increments. I think I only used one price point, but you can do several. You start with a sale price and then go lower, or higher, whatever you prefer, I think…

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  44. Hi all. I wondered if anyone has done a kindle countdown deal? How does it work, and…does it work? Any info will be greatly appreciated.

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    1. Hi Rhani! The Kindle Countdown is a limited-time promotional discount that Amazon offers. Your Amazon book page will have a ‘countdown clock’ so potential customers will hopefully get excited and buy the book. You set it up the date, time and price drop on your KDP author page. I did it with my book, got a few sales. There is a special site for the countdown deals, but mine got buried on it.
      Good luck!

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  45. I had a blast in the live chat today. Thanks to everyone who showed up.

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    1. harmonykentonline | Reply

      It was a great chat, Craig! Very best of luck with all your books and writing! 🙂

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    1. Lol!!!!!
      I rather like the sound of the Russian/Rock River Brewing Companies – the Rolls-Royce and Bentley has tons of class 😉

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  46. Hmmm… Jason, I don’t know what the story is about so I don’t know how relevant the cover is to the book but I like the cover a lot. 🙂

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  47. COVER PREVIEW – I, Hero – The Beginning

    https://gunderstone.wordpress.com/category/i-hero-the-beginning/

    SECOND COVER PREVIEW – I, Hero – The Beginning

    https://gunderstone.wordpress.com/2015/04/01/second-cover-preview-i-hero-the-beginning/

    Thoughts between the two? Which do you like better?

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    1. I prefer the first cover.

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      1. Thanks Michelle. Have a great week

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    2. As a cover I think #2 work better as a positive with all the light. #1 is a lot more ‘dynamism’ but, because it looks like the Hero’s going downwards (even if he’s really going up?), it looks like it’s a darker scenario?

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    3. The feedback is great. What I am getting here and in other responses off my FACEBOOK page are similar.

      Looks like COVER #2 has the lead

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  48. Lol Jan, Wishing you & your slideshow the best of luck. I did hire a marketer but he currently only works with Twitter, & there’s so much more out there in the realm of social media. So I’m still looking for someone who is a little more well rounded. On the other hand, if my sales improve, I’ll probably keep him forever. My problem is that I only have a few hours a day with working eyes, soit’s just not possibe to spend a lot of time jumping around social media sites, including the various book listing sites. But hopefully this market or will turn out to be a real asset. I’m trying not to let the fact that he looks like he’s 12 to freak me out too much. Lol But then again, 12 year olds seem to know more than most of us these days so maybe it’s a good thing if he hasn’t yet reached puberty. Lol

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  49. Shirley Harris-Slaughter | Reply

    Jan, I didn’t find writing, it found me. I’m about to put out my next book called Crazy! Hot! And Living On The Edge!! And just like my first book, I have something to say. I hadn’t planned on saying it for this newest book but I was pushed into it. lol

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    1. I love it when a story (true life or one you create) grabs you, scoops you up and plonks you in front of your keyboard demanding to be written! lol That’s a great title by the way so looking forward to seeing it 🙂

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