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Cover Reveal: The Terminarch Plot

Cover Reveal: The Terminarch Plot

Here it is, kids.  My fourth novel.  It’s the first novel in a series I’m calling The Five Rims.  It’s listed as a science fiction adventure novel, and that it is.  It has constant action, a near-cliffhanger at the end of every chapter, intrigue, weird aliens, rich alien culture, a snarky hero who may or may … Continue reading

A Whopping 5 Copies!

I looked at my sales report for the month of April, and discovered that I had actually sold 5 print editions of my two new novels combined. One could become very depressed about that, spiraling down into a pit of deep despair until Prince Humperdink sets the “machine” to 50 out of rage. Yet I … Continue reading

Free Book Giveaway: Day 1 Report

  I am currently giving away the Kindle version of my newest novel Come Apart.  I have listed it with several online promotion sites who have massive Twitter followings and who, for the most part, will blast my book out to the internet for free.  Some of them are paid services, and have charged (at the … Continue reading

Reader Mail: A Reader With Great Questions

Like many blogs I have a contact page where people can e-mail questions or simply hit me up for editing services.  I love doing editing work because it keeps me sharp, but once in a while someone will send an e-mail that makes me think.   Today’s e-mail comes from Merle Temple, a novelist who … Continue reading

The Importance of Kindle Direct Publishing

I have three books on Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP). Here are the advantages: 1. Wider Audience – Kindle Direct Publishing can place your book on thousands of lists and search engines around the globe. They can format your book for Kindle, but I recommend uploading to Nook and Smashwords as well. Kindle is by far … Continue reading

Successful Self-Publisher Offers Good Advice

Today I read an article about Charles Orlando and how he turned down the traditional publishing houses to self-publish and had fantastic success. He published through Amazon Createspace and then spent a lot of time blogging and networking through social media, building a fan base and promoting his books through them.  He has already published … Continue reading