Carolee Samuda


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When to Step Away


It took me a while to dredge up the strength to write this post because, while I am outspoken, I consider myself a private person. I am not afraid of what people might think of me. What bugs me about putting myself out there are fake sympathies, irrelevant opinions, and...

Amazon Clean Links vs Dirty Links – What does it mean


For Authors, Promoters and Fans Ever wondered why some author’s books get penalized or why some reviews are removed without notice? Also why some people are banned from leaving reviews on their favorite authors’ books? We know that some people are spammers and some reviewers are just nasty. But I...

Dangerous Relations – Snippet


Dear Friends, It's been a while since I have shared a post with you. I thought I'd give you something to pique your interest on the beautiful Monday morning. I know we hate Mondays. Therefore, this snippet of Dangerous Relations should perk you up and motivate you. It's early in...

Dangerous & Wilder Series


Dangerous Intentions: The Betrayal - Book 1 Framed for murder, Gage Wilder spent the last five years plotting his revenge on the one who put him behind bars. Not only did his own brother frame him for murder, he stole his company as well as his fiancé. Five years in...

2020 – The Year of Many Disappointments


While the SARS-CoV-1, otherwise known as the coronavirus, took over the planet in the year 2020, there were some who thrived and some who shriveled. In the writing world, it was believed that people read more because they were isolated and needed a way of escape. Some authors rose to...

Why I Am Returning to MailChimp after Jumping Ship


Research. That’s the one thing no author should be accused of not doing. I failed miserably when all the frenzy broke out about Mailchimp and how much it would now cost the author. At the time that all hell broke loose over increased fees, I was little over 600 subscribers...

How to Make a Jamaican Sandwich


The topic for this article might be a little strange. Usually I share some health tips along with the usual details about my books or books from my author circle. Okay, so I have been a little selfish about sharing my friend’s books. I promise that I will share more...

ROMANCE WITH A SIDE OF SPICE


Welcome to my world. Some of you may have read my work before, but her's the skinny on C.D. Samuda's romances. I consider myself an eclectic author (a nice term for crazy). I have several pen-names but am focusing the next few months on building my C.D. Samuda brand. This...

The Time I Got Rejected By A Boy


Most Humiliating Moment! I never talk about this. Even now it’s humiliating that my stomach is doing backflips as I tell this little story. It was an ordinary day at school. I remember it clearly. The day was fair, not a cloud in the sky – I think. Okay, I...

Ghostwriting Secrets: The Crap We See On Amazon Today


As I transition from ghostwriting to being a published author, I realize many things wrong with the self-publishing industry, including the fact that more than 50% of so- called Amazon authors have never written a sentence of fiction. (more…)
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