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Bleugh

Bleugh A coherent, insightful, intelligent, helpful, honest request to review from the heart I stepped in dog shit and said, “Bleugh.” Occasionally, I’ll eat something that is off or not tasty and will say, “Bleugh.” Maybe, very infrequently, I might have watched a movie, read a book, or listened to a new tune and said,[…]

A Medici Brilliance in English in Florence Fox Emerson

A Medici Brilliance in English

A Medici Brilliance in English A cultural 1 hour rundown of 300 years of Medici rulings Fuck me. I got lucky and managed to get myself invited along to a Medici brilliance in English, right here in Florence. There’s my cultural input on an enjoyable evening in Florence. Since I moved to Florence, I’ve met[…]

Author Spotlight on Reddit Fox Emerson

A Successful Author Spotlight on Reddit

A Successful Author Spotlight on Reddit WOW! What a night that was and so much fun too. 2,000 upvotes and over 350 comments and I thought I was going to get ignored on my very first ever Author Spotlight on Reddit. When I first spoke to the mods over at /r/books on Reddit about doing[…]

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Herbie and Kayla – Excerpt from Mr 303

Herbie and Kayla – Excerpt from Mr 303 The following is an excerpt from Mr 303, my new book which was released on March 31st, 2016. Available now on Amazon. Herbie drove along the freeway heading south while feeling a combination of excitement and apprehension. The drive from Perth to Mandurah should take just under[…]

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The Apocalypse Book Release

The Apocalypse Book Release It’s an exciting day for an author after many months of writing, re-writing, editing, re-editing, re-writing, re-editing, deleting, re-writing…ok you get the picture. Months of perfecting a story finally comes to an end. The book is ready for others to judge. Insert visual of said author biting fingernails. Does it suck?[…]

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How to Write Your First Book

How to Write Your First Book And get it to sell When you were a kid, you learned to walk, you fell out of tree houses – scraped your knee, maybe even broke a limb or two. You got up, continued to perfect this thing we call trying-to-grow up. Along the way, you accumulated some[…]

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Amazon Thinks I’m an Idiot

Amazon Thinks I’m an Idiot And after reading this post, I don’t blame them You know when you go to download a book on Kindle? And that thing happens where Amazon goes, “Oh hey Fox, you’ve already downloaded that book,” and then you remember, that’s right, I downloaded that a year ago. Sometimes it takes[…]

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Amazon Will Stop Free Books

Amazon Will Stop Free Books The latest rumour to come from Amazon is that Amazon will stop free books from going anywhere. And with good reason. Free books don’t make money for anyone and Amazon want to make money. So should the author. Books take time to write, cost money to edit and publish and[…]

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Free Books Really

Free Books Really? WHY? Why would anyone spend months writing a book, researching a story, paying hundreds – editing costs around US$1,000 for a standard sized book, cover design – a couple hundred, reviewing it, proofing it, sending out free copies – at your expense – to key reviewers – in the hopes that they[…]

The Best Apocalyptic Book Fox Emerson

The Best Apocalyptic Book

The Best Apocalyptic Book I love reading all kinds of books, but I have to say that my favorite theme is apocalyptic. Whether it’s watching captivating programs like The Walking Dead or movies like the Dawn of the Dead or reading top books, as long as the world is going to shit, I’m entertained. Finding[…]

Obsessing Over Amazon Rankings Fox Emerson Monique

Obsessing Over Amazon Rankings

Obsessing Over Amazon Rankings People Looking for my Book Monique – Meanwhile I’m Obsessing Over Amazon Rankings The following is a piss-take /humorous take on the obsession of Amazon rankings. It is not designed to be taken seriously. Refresh. 1 Download. Refresh. 1 Download. Refresh. 1 Download. It’s been a whole 3 seconds and I[…]

The Age of Entitlement Fox Emerson Free Books

The Age of Entitlement

The Age of Entitlement Make no mistake, the Age of Entitlement is definitely nigh. Don’t look at under 30 somethings and blame them. We are all to blame. It’s us. We are the Age of Entitlement – all of us alive right now. My friend’s 6 year old child gave me more to think about[…]

Authors Getting Bad Reviews on Amazon Fox Emerson

Authors Getting Bad Reviews on Amazon

Authors Getting Bad Reviews on Amazon OH MY GOD! The unthinkable happened. I got a 3 star review for my recently released book ‘Monique’ and I was devastated. Monique came out early January on Amazon and Createspace and I was fairly pleased with the slow but positive reviews the book started getting. I joined Goodreads,[…]

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Where Do I Advertise My Book?

Where Do I Advertise My Book? I’ve written the next top seller, great. Now what? It’s sitting on that shelf on Amazon, watching tumbleweeds blow past. But Where Do I Advertise My Book? After almost putting money into websites which looked like i’d get a good return, i started researching which sites would perform best,[…]