reading, writing

“Dead Soil” Weekend Book Sale Starts Now-Only $1.99!

Save $3.00 and get the Kindle eBook for only $1.99 starting right now through Sunday.

reading, Writer Habits, writing

New 5 Star Amazon Review That Made Me Smile

As an indie author, it can be hard to be noticed in a sea of millions of others, but when one of my readers takes the time to let me know what they liked about my book it just makes my day! I wanted to share my most recent review because it made me smile and feel so great about my free book, "Broken Angel".

reading, Writer Habits, writing

The Re-branding of Alex Apostol

As I go through my marketing basics class in my MBA Business Admin and Marketing, I am trying to apply what I learn to my authorship so I can get my books into more hands. I love each and every one of my stories and would love to share them with the world, but getting a book seen and noticed in a sea of millions is tough. I decided to start with re-branding (or branding) myself and my authorship. I created a logo which I have replaced all my social media profile pictures with. I think it's cute and fun and expresses me as an individual. This was my first step in my branding process.

writing

When Inspiration Strikes A Writer

Sorry there was no blog post yesterday, but inspiration struck me and I got swept up in a book project. While I have about 20% of "Dead Road (Dead Soil book 2)" done, something else inspired me yesterday. I had two choices: ignore the inspiration and keep writing "Dead Road" or run with the inspiration and possibly fall behind on my current book. Luckily, the inspiration wasn't to start another story, but rather create a self-discovery journal. 

Writer Habits, writing

Writer Habits: Burnt Out

I know everyone is different and I shouldn't feel bad about being a little burnt out on blogging and writing after doing it 5 days a week consistently for only three weeks. Maybe that's just me. Write three weeks, take a few days off. But what did I do with my two days of not writing when I should have been?