fiction writers have to get serious, even if they are known for writing murder mysteries. When I mentioned the issue of night-time
and early morning pedestrian safety to the director of our neighborhood
homeowner's association, I was asked to address the problem in an article for
the neighborhood magazine! (Surprised?)
I hope you'll take a moment to go to the online link that follows, scroll to page 26 for the article, and find the discussion about neighborhood safety enlightening.
And as far as walking
and jogging goes in Jackson, Mississippi, you just don't do much of it when you
sit in front of a laptop typing...
I recently conducted a little experiment in book marketing, placing an ad on FaceBook promoting the release of my three mystery/medical thriller novels as eBooks. The materials utilized for the experiment were no more than my laptop, a little electricity, a high speed cable Internet connection, and a credit card --- as well as some spare time that I did not have. (Perhaps I should have spent the minutes moving past page 100 of my work–in–progress, a fourth novel tentatively titled Wiggle Room.)
The results of my non-scientific experiment are detailed in this essay and presented in the guise of a blog entry on my author’s website. While it is meant primarily to interest other authors or maybe publishers, I hope the piece is clever enough for my book fans as well. I was intrigued when author Jeffrey Marks recently reported his own experience with advertising on FaceBook, publishing an article and follow-up piece in the Mystery Writers of America newsletter. I decided to see for myself.…
Thanks for stopping by Recent Musings on www.dardennorth.com. While here, please explore my website which includes the book trailer for my third novel Fresh Frozen. When you're ready, jog on over to http://www.thegoldenpathway.blogspot.com/. If you would like to visit a different Blog in the jog, go to http://blogjogday.blogspot.com. Enjoy! Darden North