MEMBER LOGIN

DON'T HAVE AN ACCOUNT?

Register & Login HERE

Here at AUTHORSdB we've formed the only database of authors, including social media, book listings and much more, for today's mine-field of thousands of aspiring and established writers.

We are a dedicated website that helps authors for free.

The list of general mistakes for indie authors


It has been three years since I uploaded my first book on Amazon.  If I knew then what I know nowadays, things would be different.  I made all the possible mistakes that indie author could do, and this affected my status in Amazon, but not for so long. It was a good lesson. I did not edit the book. That is why my first review was one star. I did not order the cover. I use a Kindle pattern cover, that made book looks amateur. I did not make my Author page on Amazon.  After this, I gave a book on editing to editor amateur. Of course, professional editors immediately guessed my editor is not English nor American. I try to explain to the reviewer that I edited the book later. Never talk to revie...
Continue reading
0
  67 Hits

Why I started to write?


I am talking about my motives, what inspires me, and why I decided to write. Subscribe to my channel for comment.Original linkOriginal author: Kristina Gallo
0
  64 Hits

Representing author K. T. McQueen


Let me represent an awesome author. Her style is mysterious, she is writing horror stories and myths in the way it makes you feel like you got lost in a dark fairytale.  K.T.McQueen is an extension of Kate Trinity.Stars are the first story in the series and a kind of introduction.  K.T. McQueen has a degree in Applied Science and Forensic Investigation and a masters in Fire and Major Incident Response, which may or may not have had some influence on her latest offering, Bad Habit. She also writes dark fantasy and horror. Born in a post-industrial city on the east coast of England, K.T. McQueen rode steam engines growing up and horses when she left school. Returning to education much later to...
Continue reading
0
  64 Hits

Does a relationship without obligation exist?


You heard about this story already: "I want the relationship without the obligation. " This is how a man turns on his defensive mechanism when he doesn't want to commit to a woman.  He wants immediately to clear all conditions: I am not obligated to be faithful. I am not obligated to reply to your messages. Don't expect calls from me. I am not obligated to marry you. Even some women will accept such a "relationship" when they fall in love, a man could have problems.  Some women are persistent, they don't want to accept the fact that love is one-sided. So they give without return, invest, expect, and dream about a change of attitude.  They don't hear, they read between lines. "I can't be fait...
Continue reading
0
  73 Hits

Don't force your plans and wishes


  If you wish something really hard, take a step back.  Remember the day when you wanted something so badly and you felt you will die if you don't get it. That day, you made pressure on your wishes and plans. You were in a state of despair. You did not have plan B. Fear ruled with you because you did not reconsider, what will happen if those wishes don't realize? Let's assume you forgot what you wanted the most. Time passed, you were busy, those wishes are pushed in the background.  Suddenly, your dream is a reality. The guy who did not notice you invited you on the date. You found a job even you gave up on it. New opportunities appeared, even you did not ask for it. Your energy guides. If y...
Continue reading
0
  58 Hits

Why you should avoid boosting followers?


Nowadays many people wish to be popular. Everyone sees a chance to become an influencer, celebrity, and it takes a lot of followers.  How to get a proper number of followers? How to get thousand, million people to follow you? Why would they follow you? These are questions that need an answer. One of the answers is to pay your followers with boosting. Many applications offer this for money, and people will spam your inbox on social media to get you.  What you need to know, if you pay your followers, you will get it, but it is not permanent. The algorithm in Instagram will delete your followers. You might lose your account. People can accuse you of spam if you offer them a follower boost. Thos...
Continue reading
0
  71 Hits

About the author : Elsa Joseph


  Elsa Joseph is the author of Chloe After Dark, Best Kept Secret, and Dylan’s Cosydoze. She gained her writing degree at London South Bank University, UK. From an early age, Elsa had the ambition to be a writer. She often tried her hand at writing by entering writing contests, although little came from her early efforts. Besides her love of writing, Elsa has a passion for theatre and sits on the committee of a community theatre group that promotes new writing and encourages people to go to the theatre regularly. Elsa draws inspiration for her books from traveling, art, theatre, reading, and conversations with friends. Living in London proves to be inspirational to Elsa as she sits at her de...
Continue reading
0
  90 Hits

8 kind of traps for indie authors


If you are an indie author, you will publish independently your books. Probably you have no experience with traditional publishing, or you are rejected by publishers.  You will build your reader's base and promote your books. You will make your book cover by yourself, or you will hire professional cover designers. You will pay an editor. After your book will be published, you will ask for reviews. There are millions of indie authors around the world. Many will not sell more than a few books and your investment will not be effective. Some authors will give up, others will follow their passion. In your path to success, you will fall into some traps. I know that from my experience. Aware of the...
Continue reading
0
  80 Hits

Virtual friends could be great friends too


You can't be alone nowadays in the real sense. Your cell phone is always with you, together with tablets and computers. WI-FI is everywhere, so when you sit at the coffee bars, you can check your gadgets to see is anyone there to talk to you. You might lose your friend's circle during life. They will get married and separate from social life. They will work in another city. Even when you will wish to talk to them, you will realize there is no accurate topic to talk about. "How are you? How is at work?" it will be a formal question, and you will get an answer: "I am good. It is alright with my work." Further questions will be: "How is your wife? How are kids?" "She is good. Kids are good, too...
Continue reading
0
  88 Hits

About my book The seller of sins


I am talking about my book The Seller of Sins.Many couples struggle with daily routine and acceptance. Being a wife or husband is not an easy thing. While Filip regrets he was not a playboy in the past, Karolina feels unloved. She will ask for attention in cyberspace, from the stranger. Their distance will increase when Filip meets Blanka, a mysterious colleague on his business journey. Blanka's intentions are not innocent, she exactly knows what she wants.Original linkOriginal author: Kristina Gallo
0
  136 Hits

Indie author Lee Hall


Today I am representing an indie author Lee Hall. I read his book, The ghost beside me. This is a fantastic connection of dream and reality. Average man can identify with the content, when his dreams stayed unfilled, and he wishes to lives in the parallel universe. The book is manifest of philosophy and psychological insight in human behavior, when a person is antisocial, so all what it leaves is a conversation with himself. The author made his readers thinking how to deal with life when frustrations are bigger than your achievements and when others take your place. The author's biography.  Lee Hall is an indie author and playwright from the UK. The stories he writes cross many different gen...
Continue reading
0
  109 Hits

Indie author Ellen Khodakivska


Dear readers and indie authors, let me introduce you to outstanding indie author Ellen Khodakivska. I was reading her books, and it was a significant experience.It bases her plot on actual stories; she writes emotionally, and her story brings an important message to value your life as a special gift. She is a romantic writer and love stories are sensitive with a touch of sadness. Ellen is dancing with life and death, joy and sadness, and metaphors like "forget-me-not" are a part of  her special style. It will attract you with colorful sentences, easy reading and romance that are old-fashioned but emotional in a greatest way. We forgot about traditional love stories through this age of techno...
Continue reading
0
  108 Hits

The Player Without Luck - my new thriller


During the lockdown, I wrote a thriller. My emotions were mixed up, and I decided to use my free time for writing. The Player Without Luck is a story about addiction, remorse, and revenge, all in one. What would you do if someone would try to destroy your life?How would you protect your job, spouse, and reputation?Silvija is a fatal woman. She is not an example of moral, but she has her principles. Many bad guys are around her, she entered in a criminal circle. The only bright spot in her life is Alen, her devoted husband, but she doesn't appreciate him enough.Circumstances will show, what is real, and what is fake? Would you choose a dangerous passion or stable family life?Do you afraid of ...
Continue reading
0
  199 Hits

The Fiendish Minds Podcast - Episode 5: Kristina Gallo


You can listen to my audio podcast and learn about my books, blog, and motives to write. My awesome host Jack Rollins made great questions and I was happy to answer and inform my potential readers.Original linkOriginal author: Kristina Gallo
0
  187 Hits

Why friends have to quarrel?


Friendship is a kind of relationship. Two people are hanging out, sharing secrets, and keep each other’s back. Their characters are various and they raised in different surroundings. Yet, they complete each other and enjoy spending time together. Friendship breaks like a relationship. People split, they separate, and the result is, they don’t talk anymore. Sometimes, they don’t greet each other in the street. They start gossip with each other and it is possible that former friendship turns into an enemy zone.  Now, why this happened? Not that we hate our friends overnight. It is not we pretended liking and affection.  This is something else. Where do you mistake? I will help you with this. D...
Continue reading
0
  158 Hits

Vote for my book cover


My book The seller of sins is nominated in the contest for the best cover.Cast your vote in this link, I am already in second round with 108 votes.https://allauthor.com/cover-of-the-month/8297/?fbclid=IwAR2BkVKBiSb26NTbi8CAqbieDNDZ7jUo56JJNQwW2fs8j2O6-etLOnLhNX4Original linkOriginal author: Kristina Gallo
0
  214 Hits

Stop people who wish to make you feel inferior


The reason why someone should make you feel inferior always exists. The roots could be deep in his personality, in his character, or in competition.If a woman wants to steal your man, she will gossip about you. "She is ugly, stupid, poor, promiscuous."If someone wants to steal your job, he will try to make you humiliated. "He is lazy, unable to do this job, his skills are zero."If someone denies your talent, he will say that you need help by an expert or minorize your values. Also, the person will ask for money to develop your talent. Success is not for weak people. As Dostojevski said: "Don't stand to hit every dog in your path with a rock ." No, you have no time for this. Envy and jealousy...
Continue reading
0
  163 Hits

You can't change a man's personality


There is a quote: You can't bake a cake from shit. That is how is with a man's nature: you can't change a bad personality.If you are hanging out with a man who is primitive, uneducated, and promiscuous, you can't expect to turn him in a noble gentleman. Women who claim change man's personality, lie.They live in illusion because if the change happened, it is not because they did it.Reasons why men change their attitude are:They passed through bad breakup or divorce.They got old.They feel lonely.They are mature and tired of games and flirting.They fall in love with younger women.When his time comes, a man will do basic things to change his approach to relationships. He could pretend just to ca...
Continue reading
0
  144 Hits

Vote for my book The seller of sins in the category of general fiction


My book The seller of sins is nominated in a category of general fiction for the year 2020. Vote in the page number 13. This is a story about troubled couple in marriage. They both had affairs and drama is developing through story.  Here is the link to vote:https://www.tckpublishing.com/2020-readers-choice-voting-page/I appreciate your support.Original linkOriginal author: Kristina Gallo
0
  151 Hits

5 types of irritating people during coronavirus


When you meet anyone in the street they will talk about pandemic. It is impossible to avoid, but sometimes it gets very annoying. Nobody expected this and we are not prepared. Human species thought we are the most powerful and masters in this Earth. Some people are trapped in the circle of panic and they forgot about healthy sense. When panic attack start to rule, our mind is in the shadow and behavior is out of control.  Nightclubs and coffee bars are closed, our plans are cancelled, vacations are under question. How people react, depends on their characters. Here are some types:Conspiracy freak. He will connect 5 G with pandemic, climatic changes and masons.Panic person. Someone will get a...
Continue reading
0
  198 Hits