Support Author-Friendly Booksellers

Authors should support booksellers that support them in return. Don’t chase sites that seem to despise your very existence. Vendors that “troll” the review process to disallow both peer reviews (author-to-author) and established reviewer groups should be avoided. Instead, authors should focus marketing efforts on author-friendly sites, such as Barnes & Noble and Smashwords. Both offer easy ways to “gift” books to reviewers, and then will allow reviews to be posted without behind-the-scenes skullduggery. They also tend to pay higher royalties per unit sold on most types of editions.

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FREE Downloads at Smashwords

Through July 1st, a limited number of ebook copies on select titles by Terri Branson are FREE to download at Smashwords. Yes, free! Titles include: A PSYCHIC LIFE (non-fiction), COSMIC SCULPTURE (award-winning SF/fantasy anthology), DRAGON’S DEN (science fiction), MUSK RAIN (paranormal romance), and PRAIRIE FIRE (western romance). Go to the author profile page on Smashwords to find title listings and discount codes: https://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/terribranson

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Send Book Reviews Form

To review Terri Branson’s books, simply use the on-site form SEND BOOK REVIEWS. Look under ABOUT on the main header menu or find the link on the right sidebar. In addition to posting reviews on vendor websites, it’s a great idea to send them directly to the author in question for better distribution on websites and social media. | Go to Send Books Reviews form…

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Get FREE EPUB downloads of PRAIRIE FIRE by Terri Branson

A limited number of free EPUB ebook downloads are now available to reviewers at Smashwords for PRAIRIE FIRE by Terri Branson. Chloe intends to stay only a short time with her brother Joe and his family on their ranch in 1893 Oklahoma Territory. However, she soon finds herself embroiled in Joe’s matchmaking efforts, while at the same time catching the interest of a nosy ghost named Fire Horse. All Max McKee wants is to buy a few horses, yet he gets entangled in Joe’s scheme to marry off the lovely and wealthy Chloe, who happens to be the owner of those horses. When a series of suspicious fires spooks the local ranchers, Chloe and Max must work together to find out who is setting those fires and try not to get themselves killed in the process. [Western / Paranormal Romance (PG) 96,000 words | READ ABOUT] Hurry to claim your free ebook download using the on-site discount code. GO TO SMASHWORDS LISTING…

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Get FREE EPUB downloads of MUSK RAIN by Terri Branson

A limited number of free EPUB ebook downloads are now available to reviewers at Smashwords for MUSK RAIN by Terri Branson. Phoebe promised her dying Cherokee grandmother she would hold onto the farm until she solved this riddle: “Take care of the land and the land will take care of you.” Seven years later she fights her former brother-in-law Jack for possession of her home near Oklahoma City. Just as she is ready to give up, Alex (a sexy and mysterious Native American martial artist) offers to help. Who is Alex and what is his connection to Jack? Why does Jack want the farm? Why has her grandmother’s ghost appeared after all these years?  Instead of one riddle to solve, Phoebe now has a fistful of them. [Paranormal Romance / Romantic Suspense (PG) 92,000 words | Read about…] Hurry to claim your free ebook download using the on-site discount code. GO TO SMASHWORDS LISTING…

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