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Wednesday, December 2

Help! Again / IWSG Book Club News / Cover Reveal + Pre-Order Sale / IWSG


The Insecure Writer's Support Group is a safe place for insecure writers of all kinds.

Yes, I know...I'm asking for participants yet again. This blog tour is for the conclusion to the Disaster Crimes series, A Fighting Chance (Book 6). Each post will also announce a short story (Disaster Crimes 7, an eBook that'll be free for a limited time), and I'll be launching a website inspired by this series. So, I could use all the blogs I can get to help spread the word on all this stuff. :D

There will be a giveaway you can enter that's a part of the tour. I will also do a giveaway among my blog tour sign-ups. INCENTIVE! (Bribery hahaha)

Blog Tour Dates - January 11 - 29, 2021

Fill out this form:

(If you have trouble with the form below, although you shouldn't, try this link.)




IWSG BOOK CLUB ON GOODREADS:

Our book club is changing things up!

We will have quarterly book selections now, giving us more time to read. We will also have one fiction book selection and one writing craft book selection. Members can read both or choose between them. Finally, we won’t be offering 5 optional discussion questions anymore. Instead, we will be utilizing the polls that our members enjoy, so there will be one poll question for the fiction book and one for the non-fiction book on Discussion Day.

Our December/January/February reads are…

Ghost Light by Joseph O'Connor, a book written in second person. Since many readers haven’t read a book in second person, and many writers haven’t written in second person, we figured this is a great chance to explore something new.

Preparing to Write Settings that Feel Like Characters by J Lenni Dorner. 
This will be our writing craft book, with a focus on settings.


Discussion Day for both books will be February 24, 2021!





OTHER NEWS:


Write with Fey: 10 Sparks to Guide You from Idea to Publication 
won Outstanding Non-Fiction in Education/Reference in the Independent Author Network Book Awards 2020!
Best of Write with Fey 2020:














ART LOVE:

If you follow me on Facebook or Instagram, you may have seen me talk about what I call "my Secret Book Baby Series." I recently asked an artist (and author) whose work I admire, Loni Townsend (@art_by_loni on IG), if she'd like to create a digital art portrait of my main character. She did an amazing job! Check it out:

Avrianna Heavenborn is featured as a detective in the short story Ghost of Death, available as an eBook for just $0.99. You’ll get a taste of some of her powers and may be intrigued by how mysterious she is.


COVER REVEAL + PRE-ORDER SALE


*A FIGHTING CHANCE is Book 6 in the Disaster Crimes series, but it’s a spin-off featuring a new couple, so it can be read as a standalone.*


Thorn has loved Amanda from afar, giving her whatever she needs as a survivor of abuse—space, protection, and stability. He yearns to give her more, though, to share his feelings, kiss her, love her, but he's worried the truth will frighten her away.

And Amanda is afraid. She’s scared of her attraction for Thorn. Most of all, she’s terrified of her ex-boyfriend, who is lurking nearby where no one can find him. When she grows closer to Thorn, Damon retaliates, jeopardizing their happy ending.

Up against an abusive ex and Mother Nature, do Thorn and Amanda have a fighting chance?


PRE-ORDER FOR 99 CENTS: Amazon / iTunes



TWO EBOOKS FOR SALE!

Not only can you pre-order A FIGHTING CHANCE for 99 cents, but you can also get FROZEN CRIMES (Book 5) for 99 cents.

FROZEN CRIMES SALE: Amazon / Nook / iTunes



GIVEAWAY:

Calling all holiday-themed readers! We’re celebrating Christmas and the holidays all month long at N. N. Light’s Book Heaven’s Christmas and Holiday Book Festival

I’m thrilled to be a part of this event. My book, FROZEN CRIMES, was featured yesterday (Dec. 2). 35 authors are participating. Each author is sharing a family holiday tradition.

Plus enter our giveaway for a chance to win one 5 gift card prizes! CLICK HERE



QUESTION: What is something you did this year that you are proud you did?

Monday, November 23

5 Things To Know Before You Self-Publish a Book on Amazon by Desiree Villena / Guest Post

 

Please help me to welcome Desiree Villena to Write with Fey. She has an amazingly detailed post for you all about self-publishing with Amazon. Thank you, Desiree!


5 Things To Know Before You Self-Publish a Book on Amazon

by Desiree Villena

Self-publishing via Amazon can be very attractive — it’s the largest marketplace for ebooks, and incredibly convenient for authors to boot!

That said, there are some finer points about how Amazon’s self-publishing process works that might not be apparent at first glance. Fortunately, I’m here with a handy list of five things you should know before you commit to Amazon self-publishing, so you’re aware which parts of the fine print might be crucial for your book sales later on. Let’s dive right in!

Monday, November 16

Why Write a Novella? / Liftoff by Tyrean Martinson / Guest Post


Please help me welcome Tyrean Martinson to Write with Fey! She's telling us all about her new release Liftoff, a fun story that you'll be able to sink into and enjoy from beginning to end. Plus, you'll be excited (and anxious) to read what'll happen to next.



Why Write a Novella?

by Tyrean Martinson

Thursday, November 12

2020 CASH FOR CHRISTMAS GIVEAWAY!!!


It's time for a Christmas giveaway! Are you getting geared up for the shopping season? Do you need extra cash for Christmas?? Don't we all!

 

It's time for a Christmas giveaway! Are you getting geared up for the shopping season? Do you need extra cash for Christmas?? Don't we all!

We are so excited to be giving away $675 in cash prizes for you to use starting this Thanksgiving weekend.

Let's get this party started!!

Wednesday, November 4

Paid Book Blitz Results / IWSG

 

The Insecure Writer's Support Group is a safe place for insecure writers of all kinds.

THANK YOU: First, I want to thank everyone who commented on my post last month for IWSG Day in which I discussed using Tarot cards to help me through my depression. I wasn't able to venture around first as I usually do, so I appreciate that you visited my blog. :) So many of you shared that you use (or have used) Tarot cards, have deck(s) of your own, know someone who does readings, or expressed your interest in having a reading done. That meant a lot to me. I was skeptical about posting that (because I know it's not for everyone), so thank you so much for sharing that with me!


Book Blitz Results

Last month, I had a Book Blitz run from October 4-10 for the release of Frozen Crimes. I paid for the service through Xpresso Book Tours, which was my first time ever paying for such a service. I usually orchestrate my own blog tours/blasts, etc., but I wanted to see what a paid service could do. I went with Xpresso Book Tours because the fees were in my budget, I liked the details about the service, and their credentials were great.

Monday, October 26

Monday, October 19

Mistletoe, Mobsters, and Mozzarella by Peggy Jaegar / Scene Spotlight

 

Please help me to welcome Peggy Jaegar to Write with Fey. She's sharing a holiday romantic comedy with us. And with a title like Mistletoe, Mobsters, and Mozzarella, what more could you want? 

Genre: Holiday Romantic Comedy
Release Date: 10.14.2020

Blurb:

Finding a body in the freezer of the family deli isn’t the way Madonna San Valentino planned to start her day.

 

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