Category Archives: How To?

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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Where can you purchase my books?

There are more options than ever to purchase my books. Here are three big ones! Barnes & Nobles – John D. Ottini Books A Million – John D. Ottini Amazon – John D. Ottini

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The Third Party Option

Every since I mentioned that my paperback books are now available on the Barnes & Noble website, I’ve been curious about whether they would allow me to use their discount coupons along with my membership discount on the purchase of … Continue reading

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A wonderful writer and a smart dude.

Great advice from Mr. Twain. . . a wonderful writer and a smart dude.   I think my editor would approve. 🙂  

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No Kindle E-Reader – No Problem!

I’m about to release a new eBook in Kindle format, so I wanted to remind everyone that there are several ways and many devices you can use to download and read a Kindle eBook. In other words, if you don’t … Continue reading

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Things to consider when writing a book review.

If you find writing a book review a little intimidating, then check out this informative article by author Melissa Bowersock on things to consider when writing a review. There are some really good tips here that will simplify the process … Continue reading

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How to post a book review on Amazon.

I’ve always assumed that anyone who has an Amazon account automatically knows how to leave a product review, but my assumption is wrong. This past weekend someone asked me how they would go about rating a product and leaving a … Continue reading

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