On the caring and feeding of your favorite authors

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Amazon changed the way you “Like” authors. I’ve updated this method and it’s a little easier now.

So, there’s this cool little thing you can do if you have an author you like. It only takes a few steps to do and it makes a lot of difference when it comes to Amazon’s algorithms and whatnot. I’ll show you:

1. On Amazon, search for their author page. Mine looks like this:  http://www.amazon.com/Martin-Kee/e/B007D53P8O/

2. In the upper right corner you’ll see a Like box. It looks like this. Amazon Like page3. Click Like.

You’re done! And you just told Amazon that this author is important to you and if enough people do this, sometimes Amazon takes note when suggesting titles and whatnot.

Anyway, it’s a really nice thing to do for an indie author because exposure is something we often have difficulty coming across.

A Latent Dark on this year’s Halloween Storybundle

Storybundle.com is offering up A Latent Dark along with seven other novels for this year’s Halloween Horror bundle. You can pay as little as a dollar and download eight great books, all DRM free. Also, if you are feeling generous, you can donate a portion of the price you choose to charity.

The bundle is curated by 2-time Horror Writers Association President Joe Nassise.

So if you want to discover some new indie authors and maybe even feel good about some charity donations, this is a good opportunity.