Kerry C. Irons’s “Poems Of Love, From My Heart To Yours, Vol 1” focuses on true love with a woman named Rukayatu not only looking outwardly but also looking at the inward person. Her softness, trustworthiness and generosity give rise to a deep-founded love. He is so entralled with her that he will never let her love go. Love is the greatest power on earth, but mankind, as of yet, has failed to harness it and reap its true rewards.
Technology has created a wide variety of ways to reach audiences all over the world. It just takes is a little thinking outside the box and you can market a self-published book in creative, affordable, and impactful ways. Consider book tours! Tours are a great way to connect with your readers and technology has made them easier and more cost effective than ever!
Author Jerry Snodgrass is taking his latest book While Justice Sleeps, on tour — a Virtual Book Tour with Outskirts Press. This will allow Jerry to take his book into the far corners of the globe, all from the comfort of his own home! Keep an eye out for Jerry’s book as he will be featured on several blogs over the weeks and months ahead!
Luckily for us, Jerry was kind enough to answer a few questions as the tour was getting started so that we can give you a sneak peek into the mind of the creator of While Justice Sleeps.
Jerry: I enjoy writing stories about crime in sleepy towns.
OP: How did you get your book published?
Jerry: I self-published my mystery novel through Outskirts Press.
OP: What types of readers would be interested in this story?
Jerry: Due to the content of my book, I believe adults, military, and former military, along with law enforcement personnel will be interested in this story.
OP: What is special about your book?
Jerry: The suspense! A murder mystery must have suspense.
OP: What differentiates it from other books in the same category?
Jerry: I write from the experience I’ve gained in life- of course, not from a criminal’s point of view.
OP: Have you published any other books?
Jerry: Yes, I have 12 self-published books.
OP: Do you plan to publish more?
Jerry: Yes, there are many more stories to be told.
OP: Thanks for your time, Jerry! We look forward to learning more about you as you visit other bloggers!
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Jerry Snodgrass was born in Butler, Missouri in 1938. He entered the military after graduating from Indianola, Iowa high school in 1957, and for over fifty years, he lived his dream, serving in military and federal service, traveling to exotic locations. Jerry is a Vietnam veteran and a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion. Jerry currently lives in Austin, Texas with his wife Rosemary and their Yorkie, Stormy. While Justice Sleeps is the first novel in the new Jake Walker series, inspired by his fascination with the modern Texas lawman.
This author purchased the Virtual Book Tour marketing option, which allows self-publishing authors to connect with bloggers and harness the power of the blogosphere by taking their book on the “virtual road.” Learn more about this service by visiting your Publishing Center and reviewing the available marketing options.
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