New Gig, BookLife Indie Author Forum and Book Update

I know I’ve been MIA from my blog for some time now, but I’ve been quite busy looking for a writing gig. Times are hard, and finding a good remote writing job with a flexible schedule is challenging. But I managed to find a gig for Collider. If you’re interested in movies and TV shows orContinue reading “New Gig, BookLife Indie Author Forum and Book Update”

The Story Nobody Wanted

Besides being a self-published author and trying to be a traditionally published one, I’m also an essay writer. I’ve been more successful in that department, mostly writing about parenting. If ever you’re curious, here is my portfolio: https://tanialorenarivera.writerfolio.com/ I’ve been in that game for three years now, and I’ve become pretty good at guessing whichContinue reading “The Story Nobody Wanted”

Five Months After I published My Book. So, What Now?

So what now, indeed? That is the question that has been dancing in my head since the Holidays. What more can I do to promote my book? I’ve done promotions. I’ve shared my good reviews on social media. I’ve done giveaways. I’m running ads on Amazon and Facebook/Instagram. I published the book trailer on YouTube,Continue reading “Five Months After I published My Book. So, What Now?”

Christmas Book Giveaway

I’m hosting a Christmas Book Giveaway event on Facebook for all my followers! How to participate? First, follow the link below to enter the event on my Facebook page, then, read the following paragraph for all the instructions. I hope to see you all there! https://fb.me/e/1gh7vVl5g Enter for a chance to win one of threeContinue reading “Christmas Book Giveaway”

Reality Check

It’s been about two and a half months since I released my book, Dark Was the Night, on ebook and printed formats. I’ve submitted my novel for several reviews, and they have been good. I’ve been posting ads on Amazon, Bookbub, BookLife, and Publisher’s Weekly, which have resulted in precisely one sale. I’ve promoted myContinue reading “Reality Check”

Book Reviews

Here are my latest book reviews for my novel Dark Was the Night. For those following me on Facebook, I know it’s the same stuff I posted there. I’m sorry, but I had not posted these reviews here, and I have followers here too. Albeit, they are only ten, but still. For the ten ofContinue reading “Book Reviews”

The Ins and Outs of Self-Publishing

If you’ve known only rejection by every publisher and agent under the sun, and you’re wondering what to do next with that book you wrote. That story you poured your sweat, your blood and tears over. That kept you up day and night, away from friends and family gatherings. That plot hole that had youContinue reading “The Ins and Outs of Self-Publishing”

Goodreads Giveaway

Are you in Goodreads? If so, I am hosting a giveaway starting today! Enter for the chance to win a paperback copy of my book, Dark Was the Night. Goodreads Book Giveaway Dark Was the Night by Tania Lorena Rivera Giveaway ends October 31, 2021. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter Giveaway That’s allContinue reading “Goodreads Giveaway”

Google Play Store Promotion

And let the self-promoting continue! My book is now available in Google Play Store! I am hosting a promotion for all my followers starting this coming Monday, October 4th, and ending on Halloween day. You will be able to purchase my ebook via the Play Store for 50% off. Here is the link to useContinue reading “Google Play Store Promotion”

I self-published a book!

So here it is, the self-promoting! Ugh. I’m not a fan of the “read me, love me” scenario, but let’s face it, if I wrote a book, I certainly want people to read it. The journey here certainly has been an interesting one. Not wanting to repeat everything I wrote in my other posts (forContinue reading “I self-published a book!”