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AMA with the author (Lincoln Cole)

Discuss the April 2017 Book of the Month, Raven's Peak by Lincoln Cole.

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Re: AMA with the author (Lincoln Cole)

Post Number:#46 by Lincoln
» 17 Apr 2017, 10:33

bookowlie wrote:I have enjoyed reading the previous questions and answers. I don't have anything to new to add since the questions I had wanted to ask have already been asked and answered. :) I am so impressed that you wrote your first novel at age thirteen. I also like that you challenge yourself by trying different genres. Wishing you much success!


Thank you so much! I really appreciate it!
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Re: AMA with the author (Lincoln Cole)

Post Number:#47 by Mollymae
» 23 Apr 2017, 20:06

I'm so impressed that you work a full time job and still find the time to write such wonderful books. Do you write daily?
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Re: AMA with the author (Lincoln Cole)

Post Number:#48 by bookowlie
» 23 Apr 2017, 20:55

I noticed your post in the marketing sub-foru, saying that you had particular success with one of your books. Since you mentioned you challenge yourself by writing in different genres, do you think one of your books was much more successful due to the genre, the plot themes, etc. or did you marketing it differently than the others?
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Re: AMA with the author (Lincoln Cole)

Post Number:#49 by Lincoln
» 24 Apr 2017, 07:56

Mollymae wrote:I'm so impressed that you work a full-time job and still find the time to write such wonderful books. Do you write daily?


I try to, but that doesn't always work out for me. I also don't stress out about it, though sometimes it does get frustrating when I'm not making any progress on a new project. The problem is that the full-time job takes priority!

bookowlie wrote:I noticed your post in the marketing sub-foru, saying that you had particular success with one of your books. Since you mentioned you challenge yourself by writing in different genres, do you think one of your books was much more successful due to the genre, the plot themes, etc. or did you marketing it differently than the others?


The literary genre is incredibly hard to break into if you aren't established and don't have a huge marketing company/reputation behind you. I wrote a couple of books like that and had modest success, but as soon as I turned to more fun and easier to write fiction everything became easier. Marketing makes a huge difference, too, and I've learned a lot about how to focus my efforts to have more success.
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Post Number:#50 by jimthorne2
» 25 Apr 2017, 15:08

Just started reading. Just have a question that the reading generated. Your prologue is a short story - neat. Are you using your Prologue as an introduction to your series? Will the series continue?
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Re: AMA with the author (Lincoln Cole)

Post Number:#51 by Lincoln
» 26 Apr 2017, 07:30

jimthorne2 wrote:Just started reading. Just have a question that the reading generated. Your prologue is a short story - neat. Are you using your Prologue as an introduction to your series? Will the series continue?


Yeah, the prologue introduces another character who is important to the world, so it sets up this novel as well as the prequel novels and the books that will come after this series. It's really an introduction to the world, and I wrote it the way I did for the purposes of Kindle Scout to 'hook' people who start reading.
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