Howdy Bloglandia, Here's the deal...I'm revamping a few things with my author "branding" and want to give a new look to the short story I use to lure unsuspecting humans to sign up for my newsletter. But this make over isn't just about re-branding. See, I just never liked the old cover. While the story … Continue reading Opinions Please….Quickie Cover Survey
Hello Bloglandia, While most of my posts are generally geared toward my readers (or book nerds in general), this one is for the indie authors out there...and it may be of interest if you're curious about the world of book publishing. It's a post of good versus evil, of a little guy doing heroic things, … Continue reading Draft2Digital Did What!!???
Hello Bloglandia!! After delving into my 2019 successes and failures in last week's post "Did I Win 2019?" it's finally time to get out the crystal ball and gaze into what my writing world holds for 2020. Oh, and in case you missed it, be sure to check out "My Top Rated Reads of 2019." But enough … Continue reading Writing My Way Through 2020
Happy New Year Bloglandia!! If you're reading this, that's a good sign that you aren't still blind drunk from last night. And that your hangover headache isn't too excruciating. So congrats! Excellent start to 2020, right? As you can see, Finn McSpool may have overindulged last night. Luckily, while he's sleeping it off, I can … Continue reading Writing Goals: Did I Win 2019?
It's not often in this politically-charged world that I dare ask anyone's opinion, but it's come that time in the book production process when I'm seeking input, opinions, thoughts, and comments. Of course, I'm trusting that you guys are all kind enough not to turn this into a sound bite-riddled shouting match unlike most "debates" … Continue reading Opinions Please! Book Cover Survey
I experimented with using the self-publishing technique of rapid-release for my Domna series. Here's my overall thoughts on the strategy, the pros and cons of it, and a promise I'm making to myself and my readers for future books.
Happy 2019 Bloglandia!! I'm a day late with my New Year's wishes, but hopefully that has given everyone time to get over their hangovers. With the New Year upon us, I thought I’d go out on a limb and share with you how my 2018 went. This is the first time I’ve bared my statistical … Continue reading The Successes and Failures of My Writing World in 2018
Sorry, let me tame my evil laughter long enough to type out this post. Deep breath.... Okay, that's better. Alright, so loyal readers will know that earlier this year I tried a little experiment by going exclusive with Amazon's KDP Select program. This meant I could ONLY offer my books on Amazon - I couldn't … Continue reading I’m Taking Over the (Book) World
Yes, after many surveys, design changes, more surveys, cursing at the computer, and more surveys, the book cover for Domna is finally ready. Now, I'm going to have to admit to a tad bit of election fraud here (hey, it's America, it's what we do). In the blog and newsletter surveys I've posted to assist me in … Continue reading Time for Another Reveal