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The Kindle Scout verdict is in.

The hard-working souls at Kindle Scout have just emailed me to let me know they won’t be offering me a publishing contract for The Lazarus Door. Considering my book was only “hot and trending” for the last 48 hours of its 30-day campaign, I’m not surprised. But now I can get down the business of publishing it myself. I’ve already been working on the following: Creating a list of keywords for my Amazon ad campaigns for this novel (as well as...

The Kindle Scout Experiment

On Saturday, May 27th, my first novel, The Lazarus Door, started its 30-day Kindle Scout campaign. So, while it’s not wearing the “hot” tag (and hasn’t since the beginning of the campaign), I’ve been sharing images and links to the KindleScout page, asking people to check it out and nominate if they like it at least a little bit and have room in their nominations queue. I’m still fairly new at book marketing and have been experimenting (and reading book marketing...