Today we met with our Nepali friends and had a birthday party. Such a great way to start our last week in the place we have called home. As we are about to embark on our adventure to New Zealand, I am also celebrating the 2 year anniversary of publishing my first kindle kids book, White Went Around the World! So I get two fun and wonderful celebrations!
Packing up our lifetime of memories in Nepal is a big task. I remember sitting in our guest room late into the night learning about Kindle Direct Publishing and CreateSpace. Those hours of searching the web and uploading my ebook again and again (with slow internet mind you) were worth it!
I have grown into this role as author. And I look forward to the future that lies ahead in NZ–new possibilities, new colors, faster internet : ). I am also very encouraged because in March 2015, I have officially made the same amount of sales as ALL of 2014! Considering it’s only March, I feel I have a good thing going this year.
I have learned as a self-published author, momentum takes time. It also takes effort (and fast internet), so maybe with little more time on my hands once we land in NZ, My Color Friends books can really take off!
Just in case you are wondering: our children’s paperback books best sellers are:
Celebrating Elephants and memories of our home in Nepal!
Our memorable Safari in Namibia!
Real books, real places, real photos and a really fun adventure make for great learning in the hands of children!
It’s been a blast traveling and taking photos around the world and I am blessed that those photos have made great kids books. The colors of the world to be celebrated in our house forever, and I hope they are celebrated in your house too!
Thanks for reading friends!
FREE Children’s eBook, White Went Around the World
Ready for an adventure? Come with White on his journey around the world in 18 real life photos taken by the author! You’ll discover White in Australia, New Zealand, Thailand and Nepal! Enjoy the journey!!!
Stocking Stuffers for Christmas!
Every year my husband would find a pillow case filled with books at the end of his bed, his stocking full, and we have blended that tradition with our version of stockings for our kids–and you could too! What is better than a pile of books for Christmas?!?!
Need Stocking Stuffers? The My Color Friends book series currently has 5 books in print. 8″x8″, perfect for little hands! Click here to above or here to buy with paypal. Order by Tues and they will be shipped in time for Christmas!!!
Need Kindle Stuffers? 6 Educational, fun and engaging ebooks now available on Amazon.com.
Kindle Countdown, My Color Friends, 3 Books in 1!
I’ve joined the bandwagon and am trying out Kindle Countdown! My Color Friends, 3 Books in 1 on Kindle is only .99 for the next 22 hours.
A great little Christmas gift-a Kindle Stuffer- that is, Educational, entertaining and perfect for your tot, preschooler, child of any age, grandma, etc : )
From Our House to Yours!
My daughter and I would like to share our book Orange You Glad with you! Join the wiggling, giggling fun as I read and SJ wiggles and giggles on my lap : ).
This is our first video, which is less than perfect, but it was a fun experience. Today in homeschool we learned how to record and edit a video (well, at least i did!).
Please share the fun!
Just signed up for Kindle MatchBook
Starting in October, when you purchase a printed version of any of the My Color Friends book series, you will receive the Kindle book free under Amazon.com’s new MatchBook program. I’m excited!
See all our printed titles here: S. L. Poulton on Amazon.com
We like to celebrate around here and celebrating free kindle books is always a must! This celebration is in conjunction with our BIG printing project–120 printed copies heading to Colorado for 2 book fairs! (Thanks Mom and Grandma for setting these up!)
We look on from Asia with great anticipation and celebration, of course!
All 5 Titles in Print!
Celebrating the sucessful completion of uploading My Friend, Mr. Brown and On Safari in Etosha National Park, Namibia!
Yes, it was in the middle of the night when I finished, but lucky for me we are a half day ahead of the USA, so I hope we are on schedule!