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Black Friday/Cyber Monday Book Deal

Hi, guys! I thought I’d get in on the sale madness this year. I’ve decided to reduce The Haunted Chamber and Other Stories to just 99p through from Black Friday to Cyber Monday! Just follow the link  to get your copy. As always every like, share, or purchase is  greatly appreciated.


Happy 2nd Birthday, ShortStops! How’s The Short Story Doing?

Short Stops is 2 years old. Celebrating the short story.


2nd_birthday_cakeYes, it’s hard to believe but ShortStops is two years’ old today! It was November 2013 when I finally got my act together, inspired by all the wonderful short story activity in the UK & Ireland, to set up the site – as a hub, as listings, as a dynamic and ongoing celebration. I was going to wow you with some data – how many wonderful lit mags and live lit events there are now, etc.. etc.., but why freeze the picture today, and what are numbers anyway? Instead I invite you to wander around the site a little, peruse our lists, find something new to read, or a new place to send your own story, or an event to go to, check out everything that’s happening!

I do want to take this chance to thank all the tireless and dedicated editors of lit mags, organisers of live events, short…

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How to join in the holiday rush

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I’d love to have a little of that holiday rush head my way.

Now don’t shoot the messenger. I know Thanksgiving comes first and I share your frustration with all the decorations flooding the stores earlier and earlier every year.


However, thinking about when and how should we market our books take a lot of planning.

A big thank you goes to Nicholas C. Rossis for sending me the link to the article by Taylor at Written Word Media.

If you are wondering when to start, to click on the following link.

Holiday Book Marketing: An Author’s Guide to Black Friday and Beyond

These are great tips on when and how you might want to focus marketing your book.

Are you going to release, or market your book on Black Friday or Cyber Monday?

To discount or not to discount?

These are important questions and Taylor gives us the…

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Paperback Fans – This Is For You

12 Ghostly Tales by K.B. Goddard - Book Cover Image

12 Ghostly Tales by K.B. Goddard

The paperback is finally out! This edition combines all the stories from A Spirited Evening and Other Stories and The Haunted Chamber and Other Stories in one paperback edition. Just click here or on the image to see the book on Amazon or here to see it on Goodreads