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Mega Sale, Preptober, Translation Pirates, and More!

Dear Authors,

Lots of topics to cover today, so let’s get to it.

IHS Sale GraphicNovember IHS Mega Sale

The next IHS Mega Sale will be here before you know it, which means it’s time to start collecting all the details! These sales are extremely popular, pulling in thousands of readers looking for bargains. Don’t miss out!

The Mega Sale will run from Nov 25 through Nov 29.

There are three price points: $0.99, $1.99, $2.99

The deadline to enter the sale is November 14.

Click here for the submission form.

If the book(s) is already in the IHS BookFinder, click here for the short form.

And click here for more details about the Mega Sale.

Are you ready to write a novel in a month?

Two of our team members are helping authors prep for NaNoWriMo.

Adrian J. Smith will be posting videos in the I Heart SapphFic Author Facebook Group giving explaining what the heck NaNoWriMo is, offering advice, tips, and strategies to prepare for the big November writing event! Join the Facebook Group and don’t miss out!

Preptober Events Calendar

Em Stevens is posting TikTok videos in the IHS Author Facebook group. Em’s video series topics are below and she concisely shares wonderful advice and motivation. You can find all the previously posted videos here.

Em's Preptober Graphic

Call for Freebies!

Submit a Free Book GraphicEvery Friday Feels Newsletter includes a freebie. We have openings for October 21, October 28, and November 11.

Or let us know if your book is discounted.

With the new website, it’s much easier for us to promote free and sale books, and we can do so on your schedule rather than requiring certain dates. Find out more here.

The IHS BookFinder is by far the most popular new feature. Are your books in it?

Submit a Book to the BookFinder GraphicAs of writing this post, we have over 1300 books in the database. We’re cruising along adding the newer submissions, too, so if you’ve submitted a book in the past few weeks, it will be in the BookFinder soon. If you haven’t submitted your book(s) yet, we recommend doing that ASAP. Here’s the submission form.

All New Writerly Wednesdays!

In other author news, we’ve completely revamped Writerly Wednesdays as a valuable resource for the SapphFic community.  In addition to IHS news, it will include weekly wisdom from seasoned writers and editors to help us all up our games. Jae, Em Stevens, & Adrian J. Smith have come on board to share what they’ve learned during their writing careers.

Writing Wisdom


Thar be pirates, and not the fun kind.

The scammers are at it again with a new plan to steal the hard work of legitimate authors for their own gain. This time, the target is the foreign language translation market.

Read Miranda’s post here.


Adrian's Easy Grammar GraphicAdrian J. Smith is a writer and editor who has a not-so-secret love of grammar.

Today’s grammar tip is about active phrasing. Check it out here.

Check back next Wednesday for more great advice and Sapphfic publishing news.

Happy writing!

Miranda & TB

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