Book Tour Day 9: Things Old and Forgotten by Mae Clair #speculativefiction #magicalrealism #fantasy #newrelease

Thanks for sharing, Mae Clair!

From the Pen of Mae Clair

Book Things Old and Forgotten by Mae Clair on white boards surrounded by dried autumn leaves and pinecones

I am on the road again! Today’s tour stop for Things Old and Forgotten, is a 2-Fer!

First up is Jacqui Murray who writes amazing and meticulously researched prehistoric fiction. Her most recent release Laws of Nature is part of her Dawn of Humanity Series. Jacqui also writes the Rowe-Delamagente Series of technothrillers. The first book To Hunt a Sub held me spellbound, and the second is waiting on my kindle for reading consumption. You can view Jacquie’s many books on her Amazon Author Page.

While visiting Jacqui today, I’ll be sharing an excerpt from my short story, The Festival of Magic and Blood which is my tip-of-the-hat to Ray Bradbury. Curious what it’s all about? Check it out HERE.

I’m also honored to be a guest on the blog of Jill Weatherholt. I’ve recently connected with Jill through the wonderful and heartwarming books in her

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Hardcover Books on KDP

Thanks to Nick Rossis for some great info and advice for publishing hardcovers.

Nicholas C. Rossis

A while ago, I was notified by Amazon that hardcover versions are now available for my books – but that this was still in beta and I wasn’t supposed to mention anything.

KDP hardcover | From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's books

Now, hardcovers are officially here and Dave Chesson, aka Kindlepreneur, has published a helpful guide to show you how you can create a hardcover edition for any of your books

The real question, of course, is how KDP hardcovers compare to IngramSpark or Lulu. Dave concludes that IngramSpark still has the edge, as far as quality goes, thanks to features that KDP lacks right now such as a dust jacket and expanded distribution.

However, KDP hardcovers are much simple to make, cheaper for the reader, and they don’t have an upfront fee as IngramSpark does.

So, I’m agreeing with Dave here that you should:

  • Stick with IngramSpark if you prefer quality, want expanded distribution options, and…

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