Help from some readers and writers here?

Discussion in 'The Watercooler' started by HaoZi, Apr 19, 2011.

  1. HaoZi

    HaoZi Guest

    I finally published an ebook of my poetry for Kindle on Amazon (under a pen name). Marketing is a big weakness of mine, so I figured I'd ask for help from the family. I can't afford to advertise it, and poetry is a niche product, so connecting to people that read it I'm finding difficult. So if anyone is willing to 'ho out my work on their FB or whatever, I'll be happy to PM you the link and then you can just hit the "Share on FB" button on Amazon. If I already have you on my FB, I've already tried sharing it on my profile from my pen name's profile.

    I'm also working on a story, right now it looks like it will be more of a mini-series type of thing, dark urban fantasy/paranormal/touch of sci-fi. If anyone is willing to be a beta reader/proof reader, etc., please let me know.
     
  2. AnnieO

    AnnieO Shooting from the Hip

    PM me - I love poetry!
     
  3. DDD

    DDD Well-Known Member

    I'm so thrilled for you. Congrats! I do love to read and was an English major but I have never been into poetry. Not sure why. It just never rang my chime. on the other hand I hope you get alot of family support because I think it is awesome. Hugs. DDD
     
  4. Wiped Out

    Wiped Out Well-Known Member Staff Member

    I love poetry (and I have a Kindle:)) Please pm me!
     
  5. Mattsmom277

    Mattsmom277 Active Member

    Love love love it! I'll happily plug the link if you pm it to me. I'm such a reader that it will be great to read something from someone I know :). I don't have a kindle but I do use a program called Calibre to translate my ebooks if needed to a format readable on my Sony reader. As for your new mini-series of books, I'd love to proof read etc! If you PM me the link to plug, I'll message you back with my facebook contact info if you like and my email if you ever want to forward to writings for a proof. Congrats to you by the way!
     
  6. Shari

    Shari IsItFridayYet?

    I don't have a kindle! :-( but I'd love to promo u just the same. If I'm able, I'd be very willing to proof, too.
     
  7. HaoZi

    HaoZi Guest

    Thank you so much ladies! I have about 18 more pages to re-proof and re-edit before I add to the story I'm working on. I try to edit as I go whenever I can, it refreshes my memory on the story and helps me keep continuity, which I've seen too many stories/books/shows lose, so I hope some of you have good eyes for those nit-picking details.
    PMs sent with my info, hope to be emailing out some more soon, reviews help!
     
  8. TerryJ2

    TerryJ2 Well-Known Member

    I love poetry and I do FB, but do not have a Kindle. Is that good enough?
     
  9. P-nut2004

    P-nut2004 New Member

    I love to read & I used to write before difficult child took over all of my time. I don't have a kindle but if u pm me Id be happy to promo u on FB and I'd LOVE to read anything u are working on and need proof read etc. GOOD LUCK & congrats for making the time to pursue your passion :)
     
  10. KTMom91

    KTMom91 Well-Known Member

    I'd love to read your book, when you're ready! I'll look for your FB link, too.
     
  11. Star*

    Star* call 911........call 911

    Major league congrats!
     
  12. Jody

    Jody Active Member

    Congratulations!!! I am so happy for your success. That is such good news. Please pm me and I will be glad to put it on my facebook, and would love to read anything that you write. Way to go.
     
  13. HaoZi

    HaoZi Guest

    Thanks Star and the rest of you wonderful ladies!
    Just as an FYI if anyone is wondering, you don't need a Kindle, I'll happily email a text version to anyone interested here, I just hope to see some reviews on the Amazon page (give it your best critical eye!).
     
  14. HaoZi

    HaoZi Guest

    For those that opened the files, have you gotten a version that works on your computer? I know a couple had issues and re-sent them in the version you asked for.
     
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