Steve O'Driscoll


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Smashwords book reviews by Steve O'Driscoll

  • How to Get Your Book Published Without an Agent. A complete guide for finding a traditional publisher and writing a successful manuscript submission packet. on May 04, 2012

    Great guide for any first time author looking to publish their book. Gives you a vast list of traditional publishers that accept manuscripts directly from the author and then a list of self-publishers - mostly those who to avoid. Also has a good section on how to write a query letter, synopsis and book marketing plan to accompany your submission. Goood and informational book!
  • Marketing Strategies for Self-Published Books. Everything you need to know about local, online and nationwide marketing strategies as well as self-employment taxes. on May 04, 2012

    Another great book from this author. This book gives you excellent ideas on how to market your self-published book. Most tips are free or very low-cost and so simple and easy that I feel stupid not to have thought of them myself. Also gives ideas and links for more nationwide promotion and huge list of book reviewers that review indie authors free. As a bonus you 'll also get tax advice, which I though was awesome! Highly recommended for this price.
  • WB & The 10 Good Things on May 08, 2012

    This is a nice story for children, even younger than 5 in my opinion, that teaches life lessons and how to take other people into account in life. I think this is a good book that allows your child to learn these important life lessons, but still managing to be entertaining and interesting for your child. The book is illustrated so it won't be boring for your child to read.
  • Duplicity - A True Story of Crime & Deceit on June 14, 2012

    I bought this book mainly because it was a true story. Duplicity tells the story of Paul who, deceived by his wife (now ex wife), picks up the pieces of his life and moves on. The story is very interesting and entertaining, even sad. Fooled by the woman who you love and moving on from that cannot be easy. Paul tells his story in great detail pulling the reader into it from the beginning. Highly recommended.
  • My Familiar Stranger (Knights of Black Swan, Book 1) on June 26, 2012

    If you're looking for some originality, My Familiar Stranger by Victoria Danann is for you. A new idea seems hard to come by in paranormal. What a treat!
  • MEHSIA'S MEDALLION: Gangsta Medieval on July 03, 2012

    Mehsia'a Medallion was a surprisingly positive reading experience. The book is well written and captured me from the beginning. This book is full of suspense and interesting characters that keep you engaged from beginning to end. Although the story takes you back in time, it has a nice modern feel to it, making it a very unique story. I would highly recommend this book to everyone.
  • Positive Living Through Positive Affirmations on Sep. 15, 2012

    Sylvester Renner has provided us with an extremely useful resource for strengthening and boosting the positive attitudes we all strive to maintain. The quick statements help me to get a quick "recharge" and boost each day and throughout the day. It’s essential to do this in the world we live in today and this handy resource help you do just that. I carry it with me at all times and read it when I am free throughout the day. Within minutes or reading, I feel better and uplifted with new life. It has helped me change my entire outlook on several situations. I am a better person now because of this book!