Category Archives: The Author’s Life

The End of the Road for Amazon Advantage

Since I first published my book in 2011, I have sold both the paperback and Kindle versions on Amazon. Each sells through a different venue: the Kindle version via Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP), and the paperback book via Amazon Advantage. … Continue reading

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Flight Emergency in the Apple iBookstore

If you’ve got an iPad or iPhone, stop by the iBookstore and check out Flight Emergency! This version of the ebook has been specifically formatted for Apple’s devices, with high-quality images. Just tap your way through each decision tree, or … Continue reading

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Discover a World of Handmade Items (and my Aviation Illustrations!) on Etsy

Have you ever visited Etsy? It’s a fantastic online site where people from all over the world sell handmade and vintage items of all kinds, from furniture to clothing, candies to iPad cases. Members can create “treasuries,” or collections, of … Continue reading

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NRA Blog Article about Flight Emergency Author Reya Kempley

If you’ve read the “About the Author” section in Flight Emergency, you know that aside from aviation, I also enjoy competitive target shooting. This summer at the NRA National Smallbore Matches at Camp Perry, Ohio, I was interviewed by Lars … Continue reading

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Flight Emergency advances to Finalist in Dan Poynter’s Global eBook Awards

Who doesn’t like good news when it arrives earlier than expected? It was my surprise and honor to discover yesterday that Flight Emergency had been named a Finalist (Aviation Non-Fiction) in Dan Poynter’s Global eBook Awards! The news came out a … Continue reading

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Interview with the LL Book Review

Find out more about me and my book in my author interview at the LL Book Review! In it, I talk about the inspiration behind Flight Emergency, my experience publishing and marketing, and future plans. It’s exciting to see my … Continue reading

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Hide Your Kindle or face the wrath of Hay-on-Wye

What are your feelings about the ebook versus the traditional paper book? In a previous post entitled Entering Dan Poynter’s Global eBook Awards, I discussed my mixed views on the coming age of ebooks. Most likely there are some paper … Continue reading

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eBook Flight Emergency now available on Kobo

The giant online ebookstore Kobo is now offering Flight Emergency for sale as an ebook in epub format. In addition to using one of their e-readers, you may use their free PC desktop application or their smartphone or tablet app. … Continue reading

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Leslie Wright of Blog Critics reviews Flight Emergency

In the second non-pilot book review in a week, book reviewer Leslie Wright has given Flight Emergency 4/5 stars. I’m pleased that readers with little or no piloting experience are able to enjoy the interactive scenarios, and recognize their value … Continue reading

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Flight Emergency Book Review: Literary R&R

What do non-pilots think of Flight Emergency? Kathy on Literary R&R has written a great book review from this perspective. She picks up on two key points I wanted to convey to readers: Most emergencies and accidents are the result … Continue reading

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