Inspire University Blogs on A Call to Faith

John Patrick (J.) Thomas is a four-time cancer survivor who lives with his family in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina. Jay attended Gettysburg College and The American University before embarking on an entrepreneurial career on Wall Street. Jay turned to the teaching profession after his life-threatening bout with bone cancer. Below is the link to the interview with Inspire University. http://www.inspireuniversity.co/a-four-time-cancer-survivor-j-patrick-thomas/

Launch of New Micro Job Site for Authors

“Five-Star Author is the only micro job website that caters to the book publishing industry,” says Caroline Thomas, who with her staff, operates the site. Thomas states that authors in need of anything from a Kindle ebook to a website or an agent will be able to find it all in this one location. While other sites offer services geared toward the mainstream, FiveStarAuthor.com targets the writer and the needs that range from producing a manuscript to and through distribution […]

5 Questions with Kindle Marketing Expert Jay Thomas

1. Hi Jay. Thanks for taking the time to do this interview. Can you tell us a little about yourself and your books? When I graduated with a degree in Liberal Arts from Gettysburg College in the early ‘80’s, the last profession I thought I would find myself in would be authoring books. I was nudged into writing my first book, “A Call to Faith, the Journey of a Cancer Survivor,” by those who had heard my story. I am […]

Another Goodreads Book Giveaway

Goodreads Book Giveaway A Call to Faith by J. Patrick Thomas Giveaway ends December 02, 2012. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter to win

A Call to Faith Featured on Digital Book Today

  On September 13, 2012, A Call to Faith, the Journey of a Cancer Survivor, was featured as the book of the day on Digital Book Today. This is a great place to get the word out about your publication. Both my website traffic and my book sales rose pursuant to this feature.

Pixel of Ink Emerging Author

J. Patrick Thomas was featured as an emerging author on Pixel of Inc. for his novel “A Call to Faith, the Journey of a Cancer Survivor.” Thomas will be out soon with a new ebook sure to help author’s market their stories.

Free Book Giveaway on Goodreads.com

Goodreads Book Giveaway A Call to Faith by J. Patrick Thomas Giveaway ends October 25, 2012. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter to win

So you’ve Self-Published; Now What? A Guest Post on BookMasters

So you’ve Self-Published; Now What? A Guest Post on BookMasters August 15, 2012 by bookmasters12 about.me/jaythomas The hard part is done.  You have completed your new best seller.  You have just purchased a new wheel-barrel to collect all the cash that will soon be rolling in.  Your family, friends and co-workers have kept you afloat for the first several months with more than acceptable sales figures.  But wait.  What is happening?  Is there more to life than Amazon? The Online […]

The Hard Part

“Book Marketing” The similarities between battling cancer and marketing a new book are frighteningly similar.  Don’t get me wrong, marketing a book is not a life or death matter “for most”, but it has its angels and demons. When fighting cancer, you use all the energy you have within you to fight the growth of the tumorous cells.  This alone is no small task.  Words like “tiring,” “never-ending,” “pointless,” are just a few that come to mind.  The cancer has […]