Author Archives: karenbell

A word to the wise

All  virtual book tours are not the same. It’s impossible to vet them but I had found a website that recommended Enchanted Book Promotions. It seemed legitimate. It had a review only option and that’s just what I wanted. After … Continue reading

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Facing reality

Here’s the situation. Selling one’s art is a hard business. Too many sites are giving away books or if not free almost free at 99 cents. Readers expect that now from indie authors and from traditionally published books close to … Continue reading

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A month of accomplishments

I grabbed the bull by the horns and went for it. I had gotten impatient and annoyed at the query route. Rejections were piled so high I couldn’t breathe. I reworked the letter several times, rejections kept coming. What to … Continue reading

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When I was a kid

When I was a kid the cold war was real. We worried all the time that a nuclear weapon would be unleashed and blow us off the face of the earth. By Russia. We had drills where we crouched down … Continue reading

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New book released!

I am happy to announce that my third novel is available for Kindle. Paperback coming soon!     https://www.amazon.com/When-Stranger-Comes-Karen-Bell-ebook/dp/B075MR6JVG/

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