Today on the blog I am pleased to host Ben Jackson, who has a new release Hockey Wars Hi all! I’m Ben Jackson and I’m writing a guest blog for my fellow Indie Author Alex R Carver! Thanks to Alex for allowing me to shamelessly plug my first children’s chapter book, Hockey Wars. To thank... Continue Reading →
I’m on the naughty reviewer list.
I have posted about 250 reviews on Amazon over the last 8 years; products that I have bought and books that I have read.
Over the last 6 months I have had a few reviews for books by Indie Authors removed. I broke a guideline without realizing it. I had the gall to review a book my husband had already read and reviewed. It seems that Amazon does not believe that I could have a different opinion than my husband. That I would be biased because my husband had read the same book! And since I tried to review the same book, my husband would also be biased as his review was removed too.
I have since read the complete Guidelines from Amazon several times and am very careful to follow them.
But, last week an indie author contacted me through my blog and…
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Carole P Roman, founder of Navigating Indieworld on Goodreads, has put together a catalogue of books in a variety of genres from authors in the far-reaching network she has established. Whether you like Romance, Mystery, Sci-fi, or you are looking for something to share with your children, you might even be something in the field... Continue Reading →
THE END, two words that carry a large emotional load for a writer. For some writers, typing THE END, whether literally or figuratively, brings an enormous sense of relief because they have finally finished working on a project that might well have been a struggle, while for others there is a tremendous sense of loss... Continue Reading →
When my mum had a stroke last year, one the doctors described as minor, though it didn’t appear minor to me as I watched my mum contort and suffer, I thought once the stroke was over and she had spent a bit of time recovering she would be back to normal. It didn’t take long... Continue Reading →
Originally posted on Medium 12th Feb https://medium.com/@arcarver87/a-bad-day-with-anxiety-9b172028b752 Leaving the house is always a struggle for me, I have difficulty with social anxiety that makes it incredibly hard for me to deal with people, especially in groups, and noise, not to mention a few other things. Given a choice I will stay at home, out of the... Continue Reading →
I don’t remember much from my childhood, my therapist says it’s a defensive measure my brain uses to protect itself from the unpleasantness I’ve endured, but every so often something will rear up. Such was the case a little while ago. I can’t say what prompted the memory, but it’s pretty clear to me right... Continue Reading →
Hello and welcome to Hopping Good Reads. A wonderful book sale, uniting readers with new and exciting books. Many genres are on offer (noted in bold), so there should be something for everyone. Have a browse through the list below. All books are on sale for 99p/99c on 31st March 2018 (make sure to check... Continue Reading →
There are lots of good people in the writer's group, Navigating Indieworld I am part of, but one of the best is Angel M B Chadwick, who always goes above and beyond to help others. Despite the time-consuming jobs of being a separated parent of a non-verbal autistic boy, an inventor, author and playwright, Angel still manages... Continue Reading →