I am trying out a new book promotion site — Bublish.com — and I think it is a very interesting concept.
As I have had several questions, I am also pleased that the founder Kathy Meis has been very prompt at answering my emails and helping me to get started on the site.
The idea behind the site is that, after uploading your ebook in epub format (see info below), you can use the site tools to create excerpts in “bubbles” and add notes about these excerpts.
Below is the link to the first one I created — taking the short prologue of romantic suspense spy thriller CIA FALL GUY and writing a note about the STASI — the East German State Security Police.
Note there is a link from the bubble to the author’s choice of online retailers. There are also links to the Bublish author bio, the Bublish synopsis and the author website on the excerpt page. Plus the bubble can be shared to Facebook and Twitter from the excerpt page
The required epub format: I asked Kathy why Kindle’s mobi format was not an upload option. She explained that, outside Kindle, epub is the mass market ebook format and thus Bublish has chosen to use this format for uploading. Luckily I have an epub format for three of my books, so I could try the site.
P.S. If you read dystopian fiction, I hope you will check out my work-in-progress — THE MOTHER SIEGE — on Wattpad. Click on the dropdown table of contents to read the short chapters published so far.
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Phyllis Zimbler Miller is the author of fiction and nonfiction books/ebooks, including TOP TIPS FOR HOW TO PUBLISH AND MARKET YOUR BOOK IN THE AGE OF AMAZON and the romantic suspense spy thriller CIA FALL GUY.