Another Next Big Thing: Shout-Outs to Fine Bloggers and Author Services

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I got myself into a blog hop again. But I got myself out of it, too, very cleverly, I think. Amy Berry Magaw, a lovely pastor’s wife, has a blog you can find here: www.vcpbooks.blogspot.com . The deal is that she tags me, and I give her a shout-out and thank you (thank you, Amy) and then tag five other bloggers who will keep spreading the word about great books, great writing, or whatever they blog about. But I could not find five bloggers willing to be tagged. So, I planned to just mention a few blogger friends, some of whose blogs I really enjoy. There’s Reader’s Realm http://readersrealm1.wordpress.com/ and Sheila Hollingshead’s Rise, Shine, and Write! http://www.sheilahollinghead.com/2012/03/readers-realm.html, Brad Francis, at http://christfictionandvideogames.blogspot.com/ , and I can’t forget one of my favorites, Debby de Quillettes Alten’s The Watchers: All Eyes Are on Him, at http://gtargirls.blogspot.com/, her blog is just plain beautiful and she posts flash fiction and cool stuff. I am not doing this to stress out these bloggers. I do not expect them to go hopping mad with me. Just want you to know they are out there. Check them out.

Now, I also read an article by Mark Coker, founder of Smashwords, a free upload site where you can sell ebooks and get them distributed to major ebook sites like iTunes, B&N, Sony, Kobo, and others. Love him or hate him, Coker gives away all his services for just a small cut of the proceeds authors get from having their ebooks “out there.”

Coker made a number of predictions for the new year and I especially liked one of them. He said Author Services for Indie writers are going to be BIG in 2013. That sounds good to me, because I offer some author services, and so do some good cyber-world friends of mine. Here you go, aspiring authors. Gear up to be great in 2013.

This is a listing of several kinds of services, folks who will do a good job for authors, Christian and non-Christian. You will find that some artists do custom and ready-made covers, and offer other services like book trailers, business cards, posters and other artistic services. Other services include ebook formatting, proofing, editing and marketing. Some folks offer a variety of services. Contact them if you think they can help you.

http://www.christianindieauthors.com/cover-artist.html

Taria Reed
http://www.tariar.com/
Book Covers
Trailer Links
Business Cards
Bookmarks
Marketing Poster

Karen’s Koncepts

Karen Arnpriester

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Karen Arnpriester
http://karenskoncepts.com/
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cP5QrISKUx8 Raider’s Vendetta Book Trailer
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LUKRE_B9YFo Anessia’s Quest Trailer

Nathan Strong

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http://strong-consultants.com/

ebook Formatting, plus, The services I provide are not set in stone, but a basic list would include: eBook conversion, eBook editing, cover design, graphic design, and light web design. However, I am happy to consider requests that are not in the list.
Rik Hall
http://www.RikHall.com
https://www.facebook.com/RikFormatting
Donna Goodrich
typing, proofreading, and editing. Check out my web site for more
info.
http://thewritersfriend.net/

“A Step in the Write Direction–the Complete How-to Guide for Christian Writers”

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Joe Perrone Jr.
I offer book editing, formatting (Ebook and paperback), cover design, advertising campaigns with Google AdWords and Microsoft Bing; rates are very reasonable. Anyone interested can contact me at  Joetheauthor@joeperronejr.com I’ll gladly supply references, too.

Pastor George McVey 

Audiobook Narrator. 100.00 a finished hour or with acx I will do a 50/50 royalty split. Email is pastor.george.mcvey@gmail.com my acx page is https://www.acx.com/narrator?p=A2AMDAV1MHTUMR

Whew. Then there’s me, Mary C. Findley. I offer book cover design and illustrating starting at $25 for ebooks up to $150 for full cover packages. I also do proofreading at $10 per 10,000 words . Contact me here at this blog. Check out my covers on our Findley Family Video page.

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Findley-Family-Video/149992491693629?sk=photos_stream

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