K.M. Robinson (again) and Marketing

In today’s Journal * Quotes of the Day * K.M. Robinson (again) and Marketing * Math Doesn’t Lie * Of Interest Quotes of the Day “I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.” Isaac Newton (Somehow this seemed pertinent to writing fiction.) “Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it.” Martin Luther King Jr. “Small … Read more

The Journal: Use Your Author Name

In today’s Journal * Thank You * Topic: Use Your Author Name * Of Interest Thank you to the generous person who searched the Monroe Country Public Library in the Florida Keys for books from StoneThread Publishing. And thank you again for apparently uploading so many STP books to the search results and recommending some of them to the library. What a wonderful thing to do! If you have identified one of my books that you would like to read, I’d be happy to send you a free book. Just email me at harveystanbrough@gmail.com and let me know the title … Read more

The Journal: Promotion — Read This Post

In today’s Journal * Quote of the Day * Topic: Promotion — Read This Post * Of Interest Quote of the Day “Adam [Croft]’s book, The Indie Author Mindset, https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07FZ3X349/ is a MUST-READ for any indie who intends to ‘make it’ in this biz.” Garry Rodgers Topic: Promotion — Read This Post From a promotion standpoint, this might be the most important post I’ve ever written for the Journal. I mention several invaluable resources below. But be forewarned: reading about the resources or even reading the actual resources themselves won’t help unless you actually do what they recommend. Good luck. … Read more

The Journal: Marketing and Promotion

In today’s Journal * Quote of the Day * Thanks * Topic: Marketing and Promotion * There’s also a link * Of Interest * The Numbers Quote of the Day “I believe it was Shakespeare, or possibly Howard Cosell, who first observed that marriage is very much like a birthday candle, in that ‘the flames of passion burn brightest when the wick of intimacy is first ignited by the disposable butane lighter of physical attraction, but sooner or later the heat of familiarity causes the wax of boredom to drip all over the vanilla frosting of novelty and the shredded … Read more