Daily Archives: July 22, 2016

Day 7 of #ComedyBookWeek highlights

Here’s what’s going on in Day 7 of COMEDY BOOK WEEK!


Wow, what a crazy week, and there’s still more to come! I finally had to close the event to new authors, after the Participating Books list reached 117 and it all became too much. But fear not – click on the “For Authors” or “For Bloggers” tab above to sign up for the appropriate mailing list. You won’t want to miss the announcement on when the intake will open for the January 2017 event.

Crazy can be good, though. My own grandma was a psychiatric nurse, and she often talked about how pointless it was to “cure” the happy mental patients and wake them up to the grim reality of their lives. One of her patients, a badly abused, lonely woman, “had a baby” every single morning and could not wait to show off the “new arrival” to the nurses. Who would have the heart to convince her otherwise?

Luckily, you don’t…

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My Review of Kelpie Dreams by Steve Vernon

All right – nothing I like better than to see a brand new review of my Kindle Scout winning novel, KELPIE DREAMS.

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I am taking part in #ComedyBookWeek and featuring Steve Vernon’s book Kelpie Dreams


The blurb
Meet Lady Macbeth—a high school librarian, ex-assassin, and part-time kelpie, whose mother wanted to name her Hemorrhoid at birth. Now she has to take on a Sea Hag—eight legs of Godzilla-ugly poured into a bucket full of meanness—with the help of a one-woman army named Rhonda, a 200-year-old Sea Captain, and a hunky lighthouse keeper who won’t admit that he’s dead as well. KELPIE DREAMS is a funny, action-packed, paranormal romance novel for folks who HATE to read romance novels.

My review

This is a laugh-out-loud, hilarious, wickedly funny book, written with that unique east coast Canadian sense of humour. Steve Vernon has created characters so off-the-wall they are believable. Like how could you not love a Star Trek loving librarian, a tough hit woman, an eight-legged sea hag, a weird little chain-smoking fisherman and…

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How To Give Away Free Books on BookFunnel

The cool thing about being an indie author is that there is so danged much stuff to learn. Everyday somebody is coming up with some new program, some new mechanism that you REALLY want to know about.

Let’s talk about BookFunnel.

This is a company that helps you set up a link from which you can give away review copies and free copies or even sell your own copies – in nearly ANY format that your reader is asking you for.

That’s valuable.

That’s something I need to learn a bit more about.

However, right now I am ALL about the writing. I need to get a few more books out there. I need to follow up on the single sales and build at least two three-book series over the next year or so. I have been farting around WAY too long. I also need to get another book out here locally, which is what I am concentrating on right now.

So this is just a reminder to myself – because I truly DO want to look into this – but this is not that day.


So for you folks who intrigued about BookFunnel – the system that I am talking about – why don’t you take a look here?

yours in storytelling,

Steve Vernon