Showing posts from March, 2016

Support Indie Authors Free & Bargain Books presents: Meet Our April Event Participants

Hi Everyone!  It is once again time for a Support Indie Authors Free & Bargain Book event!  (previously known as the Book Blast)   The can take our name, but the bad jokes are ours to keep. (original art by C.B. Archer) After a fantastic 2015, we’re looking forward to an even better 2016. Our first event of the year will be this Friday, April 1 st and no, we are not fooling. We are offering more than 65 free and 99 cent books by forty plus talented authors. This year, you can find the books at so mark your calendars and save the pranks for later! As is our tradition, we have asked each of the authors to participate in a short interview so you can better get to know them. Below are just some of the featured authors as well as links to read the rest of the interviews. As always, thank you for continuing to #SupportIndieAuthors! We can do classy too! (Design by Moderator Missy Sheldrake) Riley Amos Westbrook and Sara Lynn

My Grammar and You're* Grammar, Sittin' by the...

I've noticed something. I tend to start blog posts with the phrase: "If you read this blog, you probably know..." And then go on to say something about myself that you would likely know. Not this time. This time, I'm going to impart some wisdom about me and then I'm going to impart some general knowledge that you should already know, which will contradict what I just told you about me. Confused? Good! Let's begin! You probably don't know this about me, but I'm not a big fan of grammar snobbery. I'm even less of a fan of people who point out that others are using words wrong. Especially on the internet. I know there might still be some folks out there using computers, but personally, my social media usage is via mobile device only and let's face it, autocorrect is not the artificial intelligence that will one day take over the world. Ducking help, it's not! Correcting someone else's grammar is going to at best make you look like a je

Blog Takeover: A Message from Ann Livi Andrews, Supreme Overlord of the SIA

Hi Everyone! Today I'm handing the blog off to Ann, the Supreme Overlord of Support Indie Authors. As this post is aimed at authors, I expect many of you might ignore it, which is fine, but perhaps if you do read it, you'll see why this group means so much to me. I'm really not the only person out there who likes to keep things positive. And now, a brief message from your Supreme Overlord For those of you wondering who on earth I am and are raising your eyebrows at the Supreme Overlord reference, my name is Ann Livi Andrews and I run Support for Indie Authors, SIA for short (no relation to the Australian singer). What started as a small idea in January 2015 has quickly turned into a vast wealth of support, encouragement, resources, etc for Indie Authors. We have now grown to 5,000+ members and having outgrown Goodreads, we began our own website ( dedicated to helping Indie Authors be the best they can be. We are now 13 Moderators s

Go Bananas for the Year of the Monkey Contest #3

Wow! It's already March! Which means it's time for a new Go Bananas event! Congrats to all of February's winners ! This month, we're kicking everything off with a bang in celebration of the final book in the Rise of the Discordant series being launched. As such, let's get right into it! Today, March the first, Past Life Strife , the first book in the  series, is free on Amazon. Books 2&3, Splitsville and You Wish , are each 99¢ in the US and UK Amazon markets. These discounts will run all week. Once again, there will be a free book every week. This time, check my author page every Tuesday to see what's up for grabs. I've also got a chance to win a paperback copy of Past Life Strife on Goodreads! Goodreads Book Giveaway Past Life Strife (Rise of the Discordant) by Christina McMullen Giveaway ends April 01, 2016. See the giveaway details at Goodreads.