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Unexpected Texas Book Release Blog Tour Coming Soon!

Flags in Texas (photo by Tui Snider)
Flags in Texas (photo by Tui Snider)

Book Release Blog Tour

After formatting, setting up the Unexpected Texas Book Release Blog Tour was the next big thing on my self-publishing to-do list. I’m happy to report that virtual book tour is shaping up just fine.

It’s gonna be fun, too: I’m giving away free copies of my book along with other prizes every single day of the tour. Then, on the final blog tour day ( Monday, March 10, 2014) the eBook version of Unexpected Texas will be free on Amazon.

Talented Bloggers & Fun Prizes

Here’s a linky list arranged “Brady Bunch” style so you can check out all the fabulous places I’ll be stopping on this virtual blog tour:

What’s the #UnexTex hash tag for?

After brainstorming with friends, two of them suggested using #UnexTex as a hashtag for talking about my quirky travel/trivia guide Unexpected Texas. So if you like to tweet, feel free to join in on the conversation. As you can see, I even added an area on the sidebar of this blog where you can see recent tweets using the #UnexTex hashtag.

My Amazon author page

Yes, I finally made an author page on Amazon for me and Unexpected Texas. To view it, click: Tui Snider’s author page on Amazon

The Rest of my Row80 check-in:

Get my paperback formatted perfectly by Friday, February 21, 2014.

Done! With these proofs in hand, I can already see several tweaks that need to be made.<

Order Paperbacks to sell:

Order 100 paperbacks by Friday, February 21, 2014. Done! As of this writing, they have not been shipped yet. Fingers crossed that they arrive in time for my book launch on Sunday. *gulp*

Re-do my Self-Publishing To-Do List:

I’ve actually got 3 to-do lists going at the moment. I re-do my main action list every morning before anything else!

Blog 3X per week:

Done. Phew!

Reply to all comments, visit all commenter’s blogs & comment on them:

I’ve replied to all comments & will visit their blogs after I post this. :)

Visit at least 10 other ROW80 blogs & retweet their posts, too:

Not yet, but I will do this as soon as this post is up.

Daily writing check-in via email:

Morgan Dragonwillow and I still check in with each other every night – and sometimes during the day – via text and email.

What is ROW80?

ROW80 is short for A Round of Words in 80 Days. It was created by the author, Kait Nolan, who describes it as, “an online writing challenge that knows you have a life.” Basically, ROW80 is a way for writers to connect online and share progress on their writing goals. Click on the aforementioned link for more information.

To join in and cheer on other ROW80 writers, check out the A Round of Words in 80 Days website. You may also simply click on any of the blogs in the following list:

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  1. Well done on getting the book out, and being so organised about the blog tour!
    Make sure you take some time out to enjoy it, and not get too overwhelmed.

    • Tui Snider Tui Snider

      Hi Buffy! Thanks for reminding me… I *am* feeling a bit overwhelmed today. Hope you will drop by again during the blog tour. Maybe you’ll get lucky and win one of the prizes. :D

    • Tui Snider Tui Snider

      Oh, yeah! ROW80 is very supportive, Mary. I hope you will join in if you get the urge. :D

  2. Your blog tour sounds like it’s coming together. Congratulations, Tui! :)

    • Tui Snider Tui Snider

      Hi Denise! Yes, things are coming together, but I must admit I’m a bit frazzled. I’ve gotten a bit behind, but at least I am having fun. Thank you for dropping by and commenting. Hope you’ll pop in for the blog tour. Who knows? You might even win one of the prizes. :D

  3. Woohoo! I’m excited for your release, and to be a part of it. =D

    • Tui Snider Tui Snider

      I’m excited, too, Patty! You’re the next stop on the tour. Wheeeee! :D

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