Image of ebook and money changing hands from pixabay by Mohamed-hassan Sorry, I don’t remember the exact question but this is the gist of it: Seeking a magic formula for how to create, sell, and market ebooks for free. Sometimes I want to explode at people who want everything to be free, plus make them … Continue reading Quora Question — Can you create and market ebooks for free? — post by Mary C. Findley
Eleven 99 cent books Not only do we have eleven free books, we have eleven 99 cent books as well! That’s 22 books you can get from FFVP for under a dollar! Come take a look! Benny 1 Teacher https://payhip.com/b/Mu9i https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/1074214 myBook.to/BBR1-Teacher-Study-Guide books2read.com/Benny1-teacher http://bit.ly/2Cj5aTv Benny 1 Student https://payhip.com/b/WLa6 https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/1074185 myBook.to/BBR1-Study-Student books2read.com/Benny-study-student http://bit.ly/2BPMCt2 The Acolyte's Education … Continue reading 22 Free and 99 Cent books: the Sequel
Conference room from pixabay public domain Simple formatting using Microsoft Word and Atlantis Word Processor I know something this long won’t seem simple, but take it one step at a time and try not to stress like I did re-inventing the wheel to come up with this. I use Microsoft Word version 2010. It creates … Continue reading No, It Won’t Look Simple, But …
Jael of Cairnsford Cairnsford was so small, and it lay so close to the borderlands, that any day its people expected to see the enemy army march into the dusty town square. Squire Duncan’s daughter Jael could not help being nervous as she drove her pigs to the village well. Not that the people lacked … Continue reading Most Fortunate of Men
Photo of Neil Schusterman © 2013 Larry D. Moore. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0.Larry D. Moore, CC BY-SA 3.0, Wikimedia Commons. I started reading Scythe by Neil Schusterman because I am a paraprofessional and the 9th grade English class I sit in on was to study it. I have to admit I got caught up in the … Continue reading Commentary on the Arc of the Scythe series
Paintings by Carlene Wallace (on the right is the landscape scene mentioned below). I've got my eye on the Prairie Chickens on the left. Aren't the colors beautiful? Over the weekend I gave a talk at a small church women’s event at Trinity Baptist Church, Tulsa, OK. The organizers invited three speakers. One is a … Continue reading A Women’s Event and a Blessing!
dusty fingers snapping In the course of redesigning the blog, we chose to make do with less storage space. In the course of clearing out space to make way for new content and posts, some old images have been removed from blog posts written in the past. We hope you'll excuse the absence of some … Continue reading There’s Always Dust When You Move — And a New Release! Post by Mary C. Findley
We are praying for big changes this year for Findley Family Video Publications (FFVP). You can see right here one of them. Elk Jerky for the Soul still exists, but we've changed to a website format and tried to come closer to branding ourselves uniformly. Still, many people complimented us on that great name for … Continue reading A New Website for a New Year — Post by Mary C. Findley
Please join this annual event on facebook at any time, but, especially, stop by tomorrow morning from 7-11 AM Eastern time, because that's MY time! You will find lots of authors you may or may not know, all presenting a clean and uplifting wordview in all kinds of books! https://www.facebook.com/groups/1184333868259877/ is the place, in the … Continue reading 12 Days of Christmas — I’m on tomorrow!
From the Amazon book description -- "Explore the Beatitudes and Woes of the Bible through the stories of thirteen Christian authors in this uniquely powerful anthology. These science fiction and fantasy stories will bring you to the point of tears, make you laugh, surprise you, amaze you, and inspire you. " Contributions in this amazing … Continue reading Beatitudes & Woes: A One-of-a-Kind Anthology — post by Mary C. Findley
Image of female EMT from Depositphotos “Whoa. Your hands are cold.” Eric Morrow winced. “Sorry. Sorry.” The EMT shoved her hands inside her jacket. Eric tried to smile through his grimace of pain. “I guess that’s pretty petty of me, complaining about your cold hands, Erin,” He whispered, reading her ID badge as she went … Continue reading A Warm Heart — A Very Short Story by Mary C. Findley
Are you ready to write your book? Are you ready to get published? Are you ready to receive the recognition you deserve? Are you ready to get your story out there so you can influence and impact lives? Are you ready to help others in your niche? Are you ready to promote your business by … Continue reading This Is How to Get Your Book Written and Published! — Guest Post by Nishoni Harvey
Cuneiform inscription found on the south side of the Van Castle hill, eastern Turkey. It's several metres tall and wide, 25 centuries old and the message comes from the Persian king Xerxes. In Old Persian, Babylonian and Elamite Bjørn Christian Tørrissen - Own work by uploader, http://bjornfree.com/galleries.html Wikipedia “Can you please reference some sources you used for your … Continue reading Ancient Sources — Post by Michael J. Findley
Sarah Groben is an LAPD Homicide detective and a pastor's wife. She's got six murders she wants to solve by Sunday. Members of a fledgling group for 10-40 window transplants seeking Christianity are being killed. A Muslim charity interested in better relations with Americans seems to be connected by the death of a former financial … Continue reading Mapped Out Murders Ready for Readers
Among my indie author friends, I am seeing a good deal of excitement and concern over the fact that CreateSpace, the go-to print book destination for many of us, is closing down. Our books will now be merged with Kindle Direct Publishing. I am going through this conversion now, and, with 50 titles in print, … Continue reading When Moving Day Comes: CreateSpace to KDP
Parker J. Cole has a radio show called The Write Stuff. It exists specifically to encourage and showcase writers of all kinds. Earlier this year she asked many authors to join a group to help her line up guests for her show. I had wanted to do this for some time, but when we lived … Continue reading The Write Stuff with Parker J. Cole: Interview Time!
One of my goals for this year was to revise my writing and publishing advice book, Write for the King of Glory. I've learned a few things since the first edition of this book, and you are the ones to benefit if you want to learn how to make your writing distinctively Christian plus get … Continue reading Writer Alert! Here’s your chance to win a free book!
Aloha can mean both good-bye and hello in Hawaiian, or so I'm told. So it seems fitting as we try to plan for the new year, to say good-bye to some old friends, and hello to new plans for Findley Family Video Publications. First, a sad farewell to Smashwords as our upload site for all … Continue reading Good-bye and Hello
A Christmas Eve romance for Valentine's Day? Really? Well, why not? There's no bad time to read about Murali Nanda, a spy who comes in from the cold for reference librarian Karin Arthur. They've talked to online for years but never met in person. Will this be a blind date to die for when a … Continue reading A Valentine’s Day Link-up to Great Reading!
"I've never won anything!" You know you've said it yourself. So have I. But yesterday I won something. My newly-published novella, His Sign: The Wait Is Over, won an award from Radiqx Press's Reality Calling: Christian Fiction. Peter Younghusband and David Bergsland both read and review Christian fiction, especially in the Speculative genre, for redemptive qualities. … Continue reading I Never Win Anything — by Mary C. Findley