The next free book promotion will be alien science fiction. The book must be free from March 9th through the 13th. Permafree are welcome as well as books that run their free days while in KDP Select. You must set your book to free to buy during the days of the promotion and when you […]
Here you go – for a copy/paste into your newsletter and for your social media channels. A Facebook Banner For lovers of Science Fiction & Fantasy – a monthly delivery of FREE Sci-Fi and Fantasy books. Share your email address with us and we’ll send you a link each month. Sign up here. iasfa.org/get-free-books/ If […]
IASFA Monthly Free Book Deals – how do they work? Why are we doing them? Build an exclusive IASFA marketing email list to benefit our members Benefit our members by getting their full-book free samples in front of a new audience in the effort to gain new readers We put an open call to authors […]
You can now sign your book up. What is this promotion for? To help you put your SFF titles in front of more readers as part of an ongoing effort to help you boost your sales & exposure. Not everyone’s book is good, but that’s not for other authors to determine. It’s for the readers. […]
We’ll finalize the promotional materials and send this out to the participants so we can all share from January 11th-15th to put those free books into the hands of sci-fi readers. You can never go wrong with more readers. As of yesterday, we only had nine books included. I’m pretty sure we can do better […]
Alex Newton runs K-Lytics, a data analysis service that looks at all things Amazon. He publishes monthly reports on different genres. The most recent one is on Science Fiction & Fantasy, 2020. These are paid reports because this data analysis is rather extensive and employs multiple people. Here’s what you’ll get in the report. I […]
What will readers in 2021 be looking for? My guess is more of what brought them comfort in the past since 2020 was such an upheaval. I can deliver more of the same that has been working.
TEU6 is off to formatting:) As soon as I get it back, I’ll post it for pre-order to release on September 14, 2020. Participating authors and hooks below. The universe waits for no one… When you discover you’re not alone, will you be ready? Adventures start within and expand beyond. From a world of shadows […]
Finalists for the Dragon Awards 2020 have been announced. A few of our members are on the list, all in the military science fiction category. Take a look at the ballot, read some of the books and cast your votes. Congratulations to all the finalists, especially to my friends, Nick Cole & Jason Anspach, Josh […]
Are you having a hard time with Amazon Ads? They don’t seem to be getting any traction or are just downright frustrating? What about other ad platforms? Here are a couple recent videos to address that with guest Janet Margot who used to work for Amazon Advertising. This first is an overview of Amazon Ads […]
The Independent Alliance of Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors, IASFA, offers science fiction and fantasy indie authors an infinity premise of professionalism to hone their craft of writing. Author Craig Martelle founded the organization with the goal in mind to share resources and best practices with Indie Authors to help foster professionalism and learn key skills to become self sufficient. The only requirement to join as a member is one must have an Amazon author page. He also started a Facebook group for people to join.
Why did I start this organization, buying a domain and building a web presence? For the simple reason that in my opinion, professional organizations were hurting their members more than helping them. My idea of a professional is one who sells stories, whether short or long, and that they can repeat that process. I wanted […]
I was first introduced to mainstream science fiction in the 1960s by Star Trek. It debuted on September 8, 1966. I wasn’t old enough to truly appreciate its genius, but I liked it more than the cartoons of the era. Only by watching it later through the lens of a 1960s world could one see […]
A Ray of Sunshine dealt with radiation in space. But that ray of sunshine occasionally hits home, and it can be disastrous.