Happy for Now: The Rose and the Claw is Out of Danger

Reblogging with Nancy’s permission. She shares some critical information all authors should be aware of, especially those selling through Amazon.

Nancy O'Toole

Yesterday morning, I logged onto my computer to find an email from kdp in my inbox. I took in a deep breath, knowing that this was the moment I had been dreading. My Beauty and the Beast retelling, The Rose and the Claw, has been removed from amazon weeks before its series’s final book was set to release. 

Or at least, that’s what I thought was in my inbox. Instead, I opened the email and began to read: Hello, The following book(s) you recently submitted have been reviewed and were successfully passed. 

I blinked in shock and continued to read. Not only was my book going to remain up on amazon, but kdp admitted fault and apologized!

For those who haven’t read my latest blog post, the past week has been a bit of a nightmare. After updating the backmatter in my books, Amazon sent me an…

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Amenities – #JusJoJan 2023

Welcome to day twenty-seven of Just Jot It January for 2023. Today’s word is amenities.

Welcome to our place of abode.

It is a comfy mid-century modern home with a wall of windows that look out into nature.

Our guests enjoy a bedroom with a queen-sized bed, comfy bedding, and an easy chair for quiet reading. A private bath is just outside your bedroom door.

We have an extensive library with titles sure to appeal to every reader. Don’t get tempted to take one home with you, though!

Winter visitors will have a view of the mountains through the winter-barren trees. Amenities include warm afghans in every room and a warm cup of tea or hot cocoa as desired. On really cold nights, you can enjoy a seat by the fire.

Spring and summer visitors will enjoy fresh herbs and vegetables from the garden, clean mountain air, and an opportunity for crisp early-morning walks. You might even experience a bear sighting or two!

Our concierge can provide you with maps of local hiking trails, perfect mountain vistas, and superb restaurants to satisfy any culinary palate.

We do have one caveat, however. If you are extended an invitation to our home we expect you to treat you like family. We want you to feel at home. We do not wait on family – If you want a snack or a beverage, you must feel free to help yourself.

Most of all, enjoy your stay with us!

Written as part of Linda Hill’s JusJoJan.

Prompt word today (amenities) submitted by Kim Smyth from Twisted Trunk Travels.