Free Presentation – Marketing Options for Authors

How do readers find your books? Marketing! Doesn’t matter if you’re self-published, traditionally published, or not-yet-published. We all need to market. Please join authors Marie Martin and Debbie Burke for a free presentation at Authors of the Flathead to talk about techniques to build readership. Thursday, April 11, 7 p.m. at Flathead Valley Community College, Broussard Building room 118, Kalispell, MT. Everyone is welcome, published or not! Speaking of marketing, Debbie’s thriller Instrument of the Devil is on sale for…

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No April Fooling!

No fooling—Instrument of the Devil will be on sale for the month of April for only 99 cents! With a few swipes on a smartphone, terrorist Kahlil Sharivar will destroy the power grid and plunge the country into paralyzed darkness. Unfortunately for Tawny Lindholm, the smartphone he’s using belongs to her. While the dashing stranger romances the beautiful recent widow, he’s setting her up to take the fall for his treachery. Set against the stunning backdrop of Montana’s Hungry Horse…

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Surveillance by Keystrokes – Giving Permission to Snoop

By now, we’re all pretty used to doing a Google or Amazon search, then having ads pop up about the item you searched for. Take that a step further: Have you walked into a business but didn’t buy anything? Then next time you check Facebook, an ad for that business appears on your feed? Happened to me for the first time about a year ago. I went into an independent bookstore in Whitefish, Montana to make sure they still had…

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HAPPY NEW YEAR SALE

Happy 2019! Have some spare change left on your Amazon holiday gift cards? Instrument of the Devil is only 99 cents for the month of January. Click here. When former model Tawny Lindholm meets charismatic psychologist Kahlil Sharivar, she hopes her loneliness will end. Both widowed, they share an immediate connection. She doesn’t know he’s actually a terrorist targeting the electric grid and she’s being set up as the scapegoat. Soon the feds are chasing her and her son is…

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Hanukkah Memories

When I was in first grade, I recall being envious of my best friend Rachelle because she and her siblings received a present for each night of Hanukkah. I wasn’t shorted at Christmas but EIGHT presents–Wow! Rachelle’s parents always welcomed me to family celebrations. I remember watching her dad light a candle on the menorah each evening and eating potato pancakes that her mom had fried in oil. When her family moved to a different area of town, Rachelle and I were heartbroken. In reality, their new home was less…

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