Thomas Cardin Announces New Release

Author Thomas Cardin is pleased to announce the release of his new high fantasy novel, The Final Warden.

While hordes of demons and raiders of Zuxra ravage the world of Vorallon, people of pure spirit have made the pilgrimage to the fortress city of Halversome. Now, after a season without word from beyond their walls, a new pilgrim has arrived. Though scarred and bereft of memory, Lorace bears an orb of godstone that proclaims him a chosen hero of the Old Gods. He must undergo the Ritual of the Forge where the godstone will become a weapon of destiny. Haunted by nightmares and uncertain of the trust placed upon him, can Lorace become the Final Warden Vorallon needs?

The Final Warden was released on January 26, 2013 and is currently available from and Amazon UK.

Helping You Stay a #1 Bestselling Author on Amazon … or … Part II of Helping you become a #1 Bestselling Author

A year ago, I wrote about Amazon categories in this space. It has gone on to be one of my most viewed posts over the past year. A recent conversation has led me to resurrect the post. If you didn’t see it, you can find it here.

To summarize that article, I laid out a step-by-step procedure to develop the best category for your book on Amazon that will help it show up on the bestseller lists. You have control over that process. It takes a little bit of time and research, but, in the end, it will help you become more recognizable and (I hope) sell more books. Continue reading “Helping You Stay a #1 Bestselling Author on Amazon … or … Part II of Helping you become a #1 Bestselling Author”

Flash Fiction Challenge: Greener Pastures

Photo by K.S. Brooks

Henrietta the Hereford was not a contented cow. Gertrude and Mildred and the others could stand around all day chewing their cuds and gossiping about the same old things. Henrietta wanted more.

She wondered things, thought about things. She was an aspiring cow philosopher of sorts.

Right now, she’s wondering why that grass on the other side of the fence looks so much greener.

In 250 words or less, tell us a story incorporating the elements in the picture. The 250 word limit will be strictly enforced.

Please keep language and subject matter to a PG-13 level.

Use the comment section below to submit your entry. Entries will be accepted until 5:00 PM Pacific Time on Tuesday, March 12th, 2013.

On Wednesday morning, we will open voting to the public with an online poll for the best writing entry accompanying the photo. Voting will be open until 5:00 PM Thursday.

On Friday morning, the winner will be recognized as we post the winning entry along with the picture as a feature. Best of luck to you all in your writing!

Entries only in the comment section. Other comments will be deleted. See HERE for additional information and terms.

Book Brief: Postcards from Mr. Pish

Postcards from Mr. Pish
by K. S. Brooks
Genre: Children’s Educational
Length: 26 pages

Postcards from Mr. Pish follows the lovable Jack Russell Terrier, Mr. Pish, as he travels from the Atlantic Coast all the way to the Pacific Ocean! He writes about his adventures going across the United States and Canada in postcards from every state and province. From historic fishing villages to city lights to the tops of mountains and beyond, Mr. Pish shares his experiences in a fun and full-color way so children can learn about this great land. Book One in the Postcards Series which currently covers 41 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., and seven Provinces of Canada.

This book is available from Amazon and Barnes & Noble.
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