Friday, February 20, 2015

Celebrate: Savvy Friends & Freebies

This week I'm celebrating:
1) I had a question about the Amazon CreateSpace/Kindle publishing process, so I posted on Facebook -- and a bunch of amazing people explained things I didn't even know enough to ask about. The writing community ROCKS!
2) Egyptian banks aren't accepted by Paypal or any banks in the west, so I can't pay for things or receive payment. (So annoying.)  BUT I've found I have more publishing options open to me than ever before -- even without Paypal.
3) I can now make choices about my publishing future that used to be impossible for me.  Short stories, "free reads," novellas -- even novels -- are a possibility now. I'm feeling empowered!

Have you ever received advice that helped you more than you imagined it could?

My kind and wonderful co-hosts of Celebrate the Small Things are:
L.G. Keltner @ Writing Off The Edge
Katie @ TheCyborgMom

Celebrate The Small Things Sign-Up Linky:

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 Celebrate the Small ThingsTo be part of this blog hop, all you have to do is put your name on the linky list on Lexa's Blog, and then post every Friday about something you're grateful  for that week.  It can be about writing or family or school or general life.  This is the funnest and easiest blog hop ever! (Originated by VikLit)

Foxy's Friday Freebies!

Foxy has been nosing around the net
When she finds great FREE STUFF, she'll feature it on Fridays Freebies posts -
  • Free short stories, novellas, and novels
  • Giveaways for books and swag
  • Free services for authors

Here are Foxy's suggestions for Feb 20, 2015:

Free Thriller NovellaClaudia Must Die by T.B. Markinson will FREE from Feb 20 – 23 on Amazon US and Amazon UK. I’ve read it and it was so good! Go get your free copy now! (ends Feb 23)

Free SciFi/Fantasy Short Story – Celebrate's own Tyrean Martinson (of Everyday Writer, Tyrean Martinson) has a Permanent Free Read short story for anyone interested! "Seedling" is a flash fiction story -- Dunnie has a secret: a power inside him that's gone wrong in the past. When it's time to introduce himself to a new teacher, what will he say? And, will his classmates ever accept the truth? 
Available FREE on:     Amazon-Kindle       B&N/Nook      Smashwords

Free YA Fantasy Novel & Swag – Win Sword by Amy Bai via rafflecopter on My Book Addiction blog. (ends Feb 25)

For Foxy's other Freebies, go to the Freebie page.

If anyone has a FREE short story (for download or online at a free ezine), novella, novel, special giveaway, or author service, please let Foxy know so she can plug you here!  Write to: laura.6eg(at)

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