Author Archives: jdonovels

About jdonovels

Author of mystery stories and more

Literary Humor – Diary of a ‘Mad’ Indie Writer

January 17, 2020 “The only difference between me and a madman is that I’m not mad.”  – Salvador Dali There are two questions this Indie Author gets asked on a regular basis. Are you working on a new book? When will you … Continue reading

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Literary Humor – Diary of a ‘Mad’ Indie Writer

January 10, 2020 Only 10 days into the month and I’m already reminded why I dislike January. I celebrated another Birthday the other day, and don’t get me wrong, being alive is immeasurably better than the alternative, but getting old … Continue reading

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The Year in Review – 2019

My so called ‘career’ as an Independent Author was filled with mostly positive experiences in 2019. Here’s a short recap of what was accomplished. Book Sales Thanks to a surge in sales during the month of December, my overall books … Continue reading

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Love My New Bookends

This Christmas I received some new bookends from my Sister-in-law & Brother-in-law and I just had to show them off. They are so cool and look great on my desk.  

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Seasons Greetings!

Dear Readers – Wishing you love, happiness and peace for the Holiday Season!  

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2,500 Books Sold

Awesome News of the Day. It took about six and a half years, but I finally sold my 2,500th book.   Woo Hoo! Thank You from the bottom of my heart to everyone who purchased and read one of my books.  I … Continue reading

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Celebrating a Milestone

The graph below shows the number of Kindle Edition Normalized Pages (KENP) read by Kindle users who borrow my eBooks from Kindle Unlimited (KU) and the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library (KOLL). As you can see, I just hit an annual … Continue reading

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A Very Furry Christmas: 5 Misconceptions

Although this book has a cute kitten on the front cover, it was not written for children. The stories have adult themes and would probably not be enjoyed or understood by anyone who isn’t at least 15 years or older. … Continue reading

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Literary Humor Friday

This is what happens to older printers…… like me. 🙂      

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‘A Very Furry Christmas’ chosen as Book of the Week

Dear Readers, I have some wonderful news I’d like to share with you. The nice folks at Bookworks.com just informed me that my book, A Very Furry Christmas has been chosen as Book of the Week on their website. You … Continue reading

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