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Welcome, published thriller, suspense, and mystery authors!

Felony Fiction has a variety of promotional opportunities and resources to help published mystery, thriller, and suspense authors succeed: free, low-cost, or pay with a blog post.

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Promotions for Authors

Resources for Authors

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Promotions for authors

books will be on site until march 15, 2023

Monthly Book Fair (Cost: $5 or a blog post)

99 Cent Books (free)

Free Books (free)

Kindle Unlimited books (Cost: $5 or a blog post) - I'll put these in as they arrive. Your position on the page depends on how early you sign up each month

Paperbacks promotion (Cost: $5 or a blog post) - promote your paperback books! Sign ups close December 30th

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New releases! These are added in as they arrive. Cost: $5 or a blog post. Book must be live on Amazon.com and released within the past six months. If not yet released, please choose the Preorder promotion.  Blog post guidelines here.




Please consider joining us our Facebook authors' group.

Cheer each other on, give and get tips on selling, exclusive member-only promotions, discounts on promotions, and more.



resources for authors

Book formatting

Manuscript editing services (manuscript evaluation, developmental editing)




felony fiction recommends

websites

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For those just starting in business, who don't know how to code, or who don't want to do their own tech support. Highly recommended! - WordPress plugin also available*.


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research

Publisher Rocket - great for choosing categories and looking at the competition, but I use it heavily to find keywords for the Amazon 7 and my AMS ads. Really useful tool.


KDP Spy - fantastic for seeing how competitive certain categories and keywords are. I use this all the time.




Writing and editing

Scrivener - a really useful tool! You can write, revise, edit, compile, and keep track of your worldbuilding all in one place.




distribution

BookFunnel - distribute free copies, ARC copies, sell your books, and more.



email

ConvertKit* - I have used this for years. Great customer service and deliverability.

Klaviyo - If you're serious about selling books from your website, this is the email service to use.

Email Octopus - This is what I use for Felony Fiction emails! Free up to 2500 subscribers and fairly easy to set up.




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* I have an affiliate relationship with this business and may receive a small commission if you join, purchase, and/or upgrade. I only recommend businesses I personally have used and feel confident will help you. The commission I get does not affect the price you pay and these commissions help keep this site running. Feel free to contact me with any questions.






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