Writing on "Bad Blood" has begun
A few chapters were written by the time REVENGE was published, but everything got busy and chaotic during this first month. I am in earnest about completion of book 2 on time.
I do have a favor to ask of you, my readers. Tell everyone, especially readers, about REVENGE. Also, if anyone is on Goodreads or similar programs, do a review and talk about the book in your blog, if you have one. If you do not find my book on your reading group program, let me know and I will place it there. It is on Goodreads already.
If you know a book club, suggest the book.
I hope this is not asking too much. You all have been so kind and enthusiastic about the book, and I am so glad it has been so well liked.
Great day at book signing
I had such a great day at the book signing. Sold and signed about 40 books. I consider that a successful day. I enjoyed meeting new people, some of which heard about it through the newspaper article. We had great talks about genealogy and how it ties in with my books. If you know of a place near you that would be a good place for a book signing, please let me know.
Chattanooga Times Free Press
The article about my book and signing this Saturday June 23, 2012 was in the community news for our area and can also be viewed online at this address: http://community.timesfreepress.com/news/2012/jun/20/revenge-bittersweet-soddy-daisy-author-phillips/?Community-Hixson
Thanks everyone for telling others about the book.
Won another award in Alabama!!!
I was notified last night that one of the sequels to 'REVENGE" won something in the "First Chapter of a Novel" division at the Alabama Writers Conclave. It will be July before I know what I won. I will be sure to tell you. It was on the novel "Sorrow" in the Revenge series. I was thrilled. Hope this makes you anxiously await the next books. It does me. LOL.
"Revenge" is still selling well, and I will be signing at the Antique Car/tractor/motorcyle show in Daisy this coming Saturday. Would love to see you there, if you are in the area. The next signing is in Florida.
Chattanooga Times Free Press
A nice young woman came by today and interviewed me for the Chattanooga newspaper about my book and the upcoming signing at the Car show at Daisy Church of God. I think it will be in the North Hamilton section, but hoping it might be carried paperwide. We had a great time and talked about an hour about the book and my writing.
Working on various signings...Florida, North Carolina, others towns in Tennessee. I would love to come to a place near you, if you have any suggestions.
The reviews keep coming in and all that I have received have been very, very favorable. That sure makes me feel super.
I would appreciate you telling all readers that you know about the book.
Alabama Writers Conclave
I got an email last night stating that I won honorable mention with a short, nonfiction piece I wrote for the Alabama Writers Conclave. I feel extremely honored. Again, in a month or so, this will be included in the alalit.com compilation of winners from the conclave. (Remember, the first chapter of REVENGE won honorable mention last year for first chapter of a novel division in Alabama.) So hello Alabama. I will see you in July for the awards dinner.
The book is still selling well. Tell your friends, family, and co-workers to read the book. Thanks for your awesome help. I love you.
The best readers ever...
That's what you all are!!! I have a favor. I need some of you to find creative ways to use the following "ticker". FB, timeline ticker, or create your own. If you find a really creative way to display it, let me know. Thanks so much for your encouragement and support of the first book in this series of four books on these families.
Paperback again available
Amazon finally has the paperback back up. They have yet to attach the two so they are one entity, but you can now purchase it as a paperback again. Sorry for the inconvenience. My books have arrived for my signing. I will even have a few with me at camp meeting. LOL. I would really love more reviews on amazon. You only have to say a few words about what you liked or didn't like (yikes!!!!).
Paperback - amazon glitch
Amazon had the paperback REVENGE on their site this morning and was ordered be some. Tonight it is not there. I have contacted them and it will soon be available again. An amazon glitch. I apologize.
Kindle version is still available.
Mon, Jun 4, 2012
Paperback is now available at Amazon.com. If you give me a couple of more days, you can actually purchase it from my own e-store. But order immediately if you want to. Kindle will continue to be available.
Also, I will be having my FIRST book sale and "signing" at the Antique car/tractor/motorcyle show at the Daisy Church of God on June 23 from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. The "special price" for the paperback for this first signing will be $10, a savings of 2.95 from Amazon or my e-store.
Kindle sales have continued to climb steadily EVERY day. I thank you all very much and hope that you enjoy the book and tell everyone you know that reads that this would be a great summer book..
Please go to Amazon.com (even if you buy the book from me) and do a customer rating/review for me. It helps others, and moves me up the charts on Amazon.
PS: The first sequel is underway with a few characters from "Revenge" still active in this new generation of Hoopers and Watsons. : )
Ann Phillips, Tennessee native with roots in North Carolina, mother of 5, grandmother of 15 and loving life..