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Finishing a Rough Draft: a Retrospective


Yesterday at 3:17pm I finished the rough draft of Book I: The U.S. of After, the first installment of a larger novel This Broken Earth.  The novel is about the lives of several individuals on a trek to find their way to New Orleans from Norman, Oklahoma after the events of World War 3 and a vicious pandemic … Continue reading

5 Myths About E-Books Busted


  When I talk to self-publishers out there, I find that they have several misconceptions about e-books. Here are the myths: 1.  My book will do much better as an e-book because it will be more accessible to readers. 2.  Most people have e-readers now anyway. 3.  Customers can check out e-books from the library … Continue reading

Serializing Your e-Novel: Pros and Cons


I read an article today which about authors Sean Platt and David W. Wright whose self-published post-apocalyptic serial, Yesterday’s Gone: Season One has just surpassed the 100 customer reviews mark this week. Until reading this article, I only thought about writing a novel in the more traditional way: uploading it to CreateSpace and then sending … 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