Inside the Life (and Mind) of a Writer

Inside the Life (and Mind) of a Writer

Inside the Life (and Mind) of a Writer I'm learning so much more about formatting today! **That's another way of saying I've been cussing a lot. But don't worry. I won't repeat the words. 😁** I swear, someday I will get this down and it will be a piece of cake every time. Speaking of cake... No, sorry, must stay focused. (baking tip later) What does all this mean for you? I'm preparing to add my books (ALL the books) to other retailers. I want them in libraries. I want them accessible in other countries beyond what Amazon provides. I want them read by as many readers as possible. Did you know my books have been read by readers in at least 11 countries? How cool is that?! I strongly believe in my stories. Many of you don't know this, but I'm the pickiest reader. I don't usually take book recommendations, especially if it's for fiction. I don't stalk the best seller lists for my next big read. I have...
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NEW Boxed Set for The Hexon Code

NEW Boxed Set for The Hexon Code

Looking for something new to read? Do you enjoy reading love stories, dystopias, and thrillers? Ready for fast-paced, adrenaline-pumping, heart-wrenching drama? If yes, then look no further. Grab the first three books of The Hexon Code series for just $9.99 to start reading today! NEW Boxed Set for The Hexon Code by Jody Calkins! Grab the first three books for the super low price of $9.99 - that's a $13.98 savings off the list price!! Buy or download the boxed set today! Here's a little more info... Evil reigns where darkness prevails. But a group of individuals, all with one single connection, will stop at nothing to fight for what is right and to fight for love. An alliance will be formed, but not until the Hexon virus is released in full force across the nation. Until then, one of them will be forced to work alone to minimize the damage. But how many people will die before the leaders of this evil plan can be stopped? And just how far...
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Discover New Authors (PLUS read a snippet from my latest book!)

Discover New Authors (PLUS read a snippet from my latest book!)

Hi there - Good morning! It's been a while since I shared an update, so I thought it was high time I get my act together. Back in March, I published Books #2 and #3 in The Hexon Code series. Redeemed takes us right back to where Shattered left off (and right back to Riverbrook - *gasp*). And Blackout takes us further into the future and reveals more horrible things about the messed up world of The Hexon Code. For more details on my latest books, check out my book pages here - https://jodycalkins.com/book/redeemed/ Anyway, that's my quick update. Now onto the good stuff -  If you are in the Kindle Unlimited reader program, there is a special KU promotion I'm in this week on StoryOrigin. It's a great way to discover new-to-you authors in several genres including thrillers, fantasy, and romance. You can check it out here. I've also joined a freebie giveaway on Prolific Works. You'll definitely want to check it out for full-length books and previews - go here. Also, today...
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