Author Archives: karenbell

Running a deal

Running a deal right now on my entire body of work. All are free except Walking with Elephants that is 99 cents. Just for five days so hurry. And please remember that reviews are always appreciated. When a Stranger Comes… https://www.amazon.com/When-Stranger-Comes-gripping-psychological-ebook/dp/B075MR6JVG … Continue reading

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The ups and downs of being an author

Today I got some disappointing news from an indie accreditation site. I was blindsided because my book got a fairly good review from Kirkus, Midwest Book Review, and my local paper. Alas, in publishing you can’t please every one. I … Continue reading

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Lucky reader giveaway

Here’s a chance to win one of two Kindle Paperwhite eReaders and Amazon eGift Cards from The No. 1 Site for #Reader #Giveaways~~The Kindle Book Review. Just click the link and enter the Lucky Reader Giveaway. It’s easy & fun. If … Continue reading

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Where to put your limited marketing dollars

As a self-published author, marketing my book is a daunting challenge. I don’t have endless sums to advertise so I test the waters with various promotions. After When a Stranger Comes… got a very positive review from Kirkus Reviews–the gold standard, … Continue reading

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Great review from my local paper, oh yeah!

Local author’s book a devilish thriller WHEN A STRANGER COMES…Author: Karen S. BellData: KSB Press, 209 pages, $12 A successful author who finishes her latest work with “a sense of JACKSONVILLE.COM

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