Xina Marie Uhl

About me

Author Xina Marie Uhl lives in sunny Southern California with her husband and assorted furry and scaly pets. The setting of her first novel, NECROPOLIS, has been heavily influenced by her interest in ancient history. She holds both a BA and an MA in history. In addition to fiction writing, she teaches college history courses and writes educational materials. When she isn’t reading and writing, she enjoys hiking, yoga, and planning new travel adventures.

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Advertising on Amazon w/ AMS via KDP—Is it Worth it?

Xina Marie Uhl:Great analysis of advertising on Amazon. Originally posted on chrismcmullen: Images from Shutterstock MY EXPERIENCE WITH ADVERTISING ON AMAZON The new option for KDP Select authors to advertise their Kindle e-books with Amazon Marketing Services (AMS) is intriguing. I have now run 14 different ads through AMS. I’ve…

Five Fascinating Facts about Victor Hugo

Xina Marie Uhl:A great post! I’m thinking of trying Hugo’s remedy for writer’s block … Originally posted on Interesting Literature: Five fun facts about Victor Hugo, the celebrated author of Les Misérables 1. He had an unusual technique for dealing with writer’s block. While he was writing – or trying to…

These Shoes Are Made for Walking

Recently, I wrote a blog post in which I went on about my arduous quest to find a pair of shoes to wear on the Camino de Santiago. I had high hopes and an empty wallet after buying a pair of Vasque hiking shoes from REI. Would the 8th pair…

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