Why don’t more readers review your books?

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Every author loves positive reader reviews, even though they rank far down the ladder as promotional requirements. Email marketing, websites, blogs, book signings, public speaking, social media, awards, blog tours, local media, editorial reviews, and business cards will, individually, sell more books than a good five-star review from a reader. That’s right; a good business… Continue reading Why don’t more readers review your books?

Can a glass of water become a weapon of mass destruction?

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  What happens when ISIL and ISIS decide to turn a glass of water into a weapon of mass destruction? Can Homeland Security plug the poisonous leak with which they want to destroy America? Poison Heartbeats answers these questions in a new novel by Temple Emmet Williams, the second book in his “Heartbeats” series, which… Continue reading Can a glass of water become a weapon of mass destruction?

Awesome Indies awards “Wrinkled Heartbeats” its coveted Approval Badge.

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Awesome Indies is one of the most-respected guides and advisers of Indie Publishing. It has just sent Wrinkled Heartbeats its notice of approval. They suggest their Awesome Indies Approval (AIA) badge “takes the risk out of buying Indie.” The endorsement does not come easily. Two AIA reviewers/editors must approve the book with at least a 4-star ranking.… Continue reading Awesome Indies awards “Wrinkled Heartbeats” its coveted Approval Badge.

Freefalling Into Freedom

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Buccaneer, by Jack Carlton Reed and MayCay Beeler, tells the story of free spirits drawn into the flame of adventure, power, drugs, sex, and money. Most of the story is told from the inside, literally, because modern-day Robin Hoods inevitably stumble into the merciless grip of Federal authorities. One does not expect the free spirit… Continue reading Freefalling Into Freedom

Wrinkled Heartbeats Breaks Onto Best Seller Lists

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On November 24, 2015, a little more than a month after it was published, Wrinkled Heartbeats by Temple Emmet Williams made it into the Top 20 on three separate best-seller lists in the Thriller & Suspense genre at Amazon. The author is in the process of writing a blog post that explains how and why the… Continue reading Wrinkled Heartbeats Breaks Onto Best Seller Lists

Judging Book Reviews

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Getting reviews can make or break a book. When writers try to manipulate the process, they often run into problems. New or frustrated authors try to buy reviews, and a cottage industry exists that feeds their desires. It almost always leads to a failure that can destroy the writer’s reputation and any hope of ever “making it” in the industry. Amazon, the… Continue reading Judging Book Reviews

Looking Up To A Great Harlem Globetrotter

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  Kerstin (Kickan) and Temple had a fabulous night at the Miami Readers’ Favorite Book Awards, where Temple won a gold medal for Warrior Patient. Kerstin managed to sneak in a plug for Wrinkled Heartbeats, which just got another 5-star rating from a Top 500 VINE Voice reviewer at Amazon (our 12th 5-star review since… Continue reading Looking Up To A Great Harlem Globetrotter

The Secret Of Invisible Ink

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Enter Giveaway In this golden age of publishing, authors need to throw off the cloak of invisible writing. Many people still have a hard time promoting their work. They consider it beneath them, an alien task, the bailiwick of braggarts and con men. They often dismiss the book reviews of writers who self-promote their work, suggesting that the evaluation… Continue reading The Secret Of Invisible Ink

Wrinkled Heartbeats Giveaway on Goodreads

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A Goodreads Giveaway Contest  runs until December 10, 2015 for Temple’s new novel: Wrinkled Heartbeats. The Giveaway will run in a dozen English-speaking countries around the globe. Two signed original editions of the paperback will be awarded in the contest. Click on the book pic below to buy this thriller today, available in paperback or as an eBook.… Continue reading Wrinkled Heartbeats Giveaway on Goodreads

Why Buy Wrinkled Heartbreaks?

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What happens when the only person who can save you is the person hired to kill you? Click here to go to Wrinkled Heartbeat’s dedicated website. Click on the Pic to go to Amazon’s Listing A war hero stumbles into a web of money-laundering, lies, and deadly secrets, including the “Gator Pole,” a painful way to… Continue reading Why Buy Wrinkled Heartbreaks?