It’s 2020 and I’ve already done something wild and new!
Being a guest on the Phoenix Fiction Writers podcast was a whole new experience, but branding is a topic I’m always happy to talk at length about. I hope you’ll give it a listen!
I had the opportunity to write a guest blog post for Phoenix Fiction Writers. I don’t get to nerd out about graphic design very often, so I really cut loose and had fun with a topic that combines two of my passions: writing and good design!
This month I’m participating in #Indiecember, a challenge designed to spread some holiday cheer to hardworking indie authors. It’s a great way to give back to the writing community, plus you could discover a new favorite book along the way.
So, how do you find good indie books?
- Check out this epic list of titles that Megan Tennant compiled for #Indiecember! You might be surprised by just how many books and genres there are to pick from.
- See what other people are reading via Twitter. Those of us participating are usually eager to get more people to read our new favorite book.
- Do a little research. Bloggers, vloggers, and bookstagrammers know where you should start when it comes to the hottest indie titles. Be sure to check Goodreads lists, too!
- Ask your friends and get them involved!
What do I recommend?
So glad you asked! Here are a few of my personal favorites:
~Meadowsweet by C. J. Milbrandt (first book of a trilogy, completed)
~The Beast of Talesend by Kyle Robert Shultz (first book of a series, ongoing)
~Colors of Fear by Hannah Heath (first short story of a collection, ongoing)
~The Three by Christa Kinde (first book of a trilogy, ongoing)
~The Electrical Menagerie by Mollie E. Reeder (first book of a series, ongoing)
What am I reading?
To keep things interesting, I’m only filling my bingo board with books I finish reading in December. Here are the first three books on my TBR:
FANTASY: The Crystal Tree by Imogen Elvis [YA Fantasy, Action/Adventure]
POETRY OR SHORT STORY: Antiheroes Anthology from the Phoenix Fiction Writers [Speculative Fiction]
20-40 AMAZON REVIEWS: The Tomb of the Sea Witch by Kyle Robert Shultz [Fantasy, Action/Adventure, Steampunk]