Category Archives: Authors

Alternative Ways to Sell Fiction — BookBaby Blog

By BookBaby author Brian Jud If you expand your marketing activity to include sales through venues other than bookstores, you are more likely to reach your target buyers where and when they shop. Many authors of fiction have learned that … Continue reading

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THIRTY SECONDS OVER TOKYO (1944) — Weapons and Warfare

Synopsis Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo is an American war film produced by Sam Zimbalist, written by Dalton Trumbo, and directed by Mervyn LeRoy. It is based on the true story of the Doolittle Raid, the U.S. retaliatory airstrike against Japan … Continue reading

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Ki-Gor Lord of the Jungle January 19, 2020

Standard Disclaimer: I am not an attorney and any comments I post are not intended, nor should they be construed, as legal advice. If you need legal advice, please consult a legal expert who is familiar with the area of … Continue reading

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The Covers of Jungle Stories — Through the Shattered Lens

Published by Fiction House, Jungle Stories ran from 1938 to 1950, for a total of 59 issues. Judging from the covers below (and, of course, the title of the magazine), Jungle Stories dealt with the adventurous of life in the … Continue reading

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Five Year Blogiversary Giveaway! — socially awkward bookworm.

Hey! As of today, I have been blogging for five years! I know I say this all the time, but it’s still pretty mind-blowing! A big achievement that I made was reaching 1700+ followers. I never thought that was a … Continue reading

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100K+ Instagram Followers (a loooong reflection) — Cups and Thoughts

Hello everyone! This is a pretty overdue blog post as cupsandthoughts actually surpassed 100K+ followers on Instagram more than two week ago!! 😮 😮 What a milestone! I’m still over the moon about it ❤ I really wanted to make … Continue reading

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I SO Wish Authors Stop Doing This {Part 1} and our Family Getaway to Great Wolf Lodge — Book Coffee Happy

https://videopress.com/embed/VfEWBC8Q?hd=0&autoPlay=0&permalink=0&loop=0 I find that as I read different books, there are common thoughts that run through my mind. Things that I wish authors would stop doing and things that I wish authors would do more often are always among those … Continue reading

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Fetchbook.info May Be Up Soon – January 11, 2020

I became aware of the website Fetchbook.info about mid-2000s. It went down over a year ago, possibly longer. I had not visited it in a while the first time I noticed it was down. Basically, the site wouldn’t load – … Continue reading

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No Sales or Lackluster Sales: It Isn’t the Reader, It’s the Book…Really — Kristen Lamb

Original image courtesy of Juhan Sonin via Flickr Creative commons. No sales or lackluster sales. It isn’t the reader’s fault. It’s the book. Really. This is tough to hear. I know. It’s a writer’s worst nightmare. You researched, you wrote, … Continue reading

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Review: Fighting Techniques of the Ancient World — The Domain for Truth

A weekend reading review, because Pastors also need a break from heavy theological reading. Simon Anglim, Phyllis G. Jestice, Rob S. Rice, Scott M. Rusch, John Serrati. Fighting Techniques of the Ancient World. New York, NY: Saint Martin’s Press, January … Continue reading

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