Tag Archives: Smashwords

Summer/Winter Sale on Smashwords

It’s nearly the end of June, so I enrolled a few of my books in the annual Smashwords Summer/Winter sale! Although the “winter” part of the name refers to the Southern Hemisphere, it could also refer to summer in San … Continue reading

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Read an Ebook Week 2017

Tomorrow, March 5, brings the start of Read an Ebook Week on ebook platform Smashwords, which is where I started my own self-publishing journey in 2011. According to the site, “This [their catalog] is the hub of the action, where you … Continue reading

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Smashwords Read an Ebook Week Promo Runs Through Saturday

It’s that time of year again. Smashwords has its sitewide promotion, Read an Ebook Week, running through Saturday, March 12. It’s a great opportunity to pick up a multitude of ebooks at low cost using the in-store coupons SW provides. … Continue reading

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Elsie Street Goes Wide

Hope everyone had a happy Thanksgiving. I’m battling toothache, which is, um, what happens when you neglect your teeth for a long time… 😦 Indie authors call it “going wide” when you release your book outside the KDP Select platform. … Continue reading

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KQED Forum Does an Hour on Self-Publishing

Michael Krasny, who hosts the Bay Area radio show Forum on KQED, did an hour on the changing world of self-publishing this week. I stumbled on to it a couple days later and was glad to be able to catch … Continue reading

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Read an Ebook Week at Smashwords

Once again, Smashwords is holding their annual Read an Ebook Week promotion (March 1–7). I always find out about this at the very last moment and put a few of my books into the pile. This time, Time of Grace … Continue reading

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The Year of the Sheep Starts Today…

Did you know that Chinese New Year starts today? It’s  the Year of the Sheep (also called ram, or goat). Happens to be my own astrological sign, as well. I like it that creative, sensitive, and not-particularly-good-with-money people have their … Continue reading

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Singing a Happy iTune

Technology is a funny thing. I’ve always been one to be way behind the curve, and although I have always used Macs at home for working and writing, they are never the fresh and new models but reliable old workhorses. … Continue reading

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Smashwords Summer/Winter sale

Smashwords‘ Summer/Winter sale (July 1-31) has been underway for awhile now. I wanted to mention that three of my ebooks are enrolled in the promotion. Two (Time of Grace and Connecting the Dots) are discounted and one (Night Train to … Continue reading

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Read an Ebook Week Starts Today

I’m participating in Read an Ebook Week 2014 over at Smashwords. The skinny: in this annual event, running from March 2 through 8, thousands of ebooks are free or discounted. It’s kind of like the cyber equivalent of a library … Continue reading

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