Author Archives: jdonovels

About jdonovels

Author of mystery stories and more

Book Reviews: The Why and the How?

Here’s a great link to an article by K.S Brooks from Indies Unlimited on why leaving book reviews on Amazon or Goodreads matter to all authors, but especially independent authors like me. Why book reviews matter? Everything she writes in … Continue reading

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The Little Things

Every year around Christmas time, I like to give or send copies of my latest book to family, friends and co-workers who I think might enjoy a good read. I’ve done this for the last several years without any pre-conceived … Continue reading

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Literary Humor

Visions of every first draft I’ve ever written. 🙂  

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A Banner Sales Year

Thank you for making 2018 my best book sales year thus far.

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Happy New Year

Thank you for reading my books, following this blog and for making 2018 my best book sales year ever. I wish you and your loved ones a very happy and healthy New Year. Let’s make 2019 a joyful and productive … Continue reading

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Always a Thrill

It’s always a thrill when I find one of my books being sold in faraway places. I just discovered that my latest book The Twisted Road Ahead is being sold on the booktopia website.  booktopia is Australia’s #1 Online Bookstore. How cool … Continue reading

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Literary Humor

Been there, done that. 🙂

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Why not traditional book publishing?

As an Indie Author, I’m often asked why I don’t use a traditional book publisher. Why not chase one of the big-five publishers for a book contract? Well, here’s an interesting link to author Dean Wesley Smith’s article on eight … Continue reading

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Have A Very Furry Christmas?

Every year since I first released A Very Furry Christmas back in 2015, November and December (for obvious reasons) have always been the two months when I sell the most copies of the book. This trend has continued this year, but … Continue reading

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The Twisted Road Ahead – eBook

The Twisted Road Ahead: An Anthology of Short Stories is now available in eBook format for only $2.99 USD. The Twisted Road Ahead – Amazon

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