Hello Bloglandia! So June was an amazing month in my writing world. Unfortunately the month had to end with The Horrible Heat Wave That Proves the Evils of 2020 Aren't Done With Us Yet. Not to load you down with a lengthy weather report, but here in Portland we're normally in the high 70s at … Continue reading June’s Writing Round-up
Hello Cassie Black Fans of Bloglandia! Okay, I lied. There's no bananas in this email. I just couldn't resist the alliteration. But there is a bribe and it really is another release day. And I promise this will be the last one for a little while because this release brings the exciting conclusion of the … Continue reading Bribes, Bananas, and a Book Release Party (with Video)
Hello Book Lovers of Bloglandia! So in my writing update a couple weeks ago I hinted at an excitement new project I'd been invited to test out. Due to confidentiality legal do-dahs, I couldn't say anything at the time, but I'm guessing that since the tested product is now live, I'm allowed to tell you … Continue reading Happily Stuck in a Hard Place
Hello Bloglandia! I told you I'd be back! And this time I bring videos...you have been warned. Now, if you happened to miss the excitement yesterday, you can either pop back over there, or I can just sum it up by telling you I'm celebrating the launch of my latest book, The Uncanny Raven Winston...which … Continue reading The Uncanny Raven Winston Book Release Party, Part Two (with Video!)
Hello Book Lovers of Bloglandia! That's right, The Uncanny Raven Winston has flown the coop and is now landing on the shelves of book retailers around the globe. Talk about your long-haul flights! Even though it seems like we just did this, let's crack open another bottle of champagne, raise our glasses, and offer up … Continue reading The Uncanny Raven Winston Takes Flight (New Book Release Party)
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.
We've Made It!!! I don’t know about you, but I am a thousand miles beyond THRILLED to make it to this final release party for Domna. There’ll be more on how this experiment went as well as my own feelings about it sometime on the blog next month, but for now let’s get to this! … Continue reading Domna Weaves Her Final Plot Twists
Domna, Part Four: The Regent's Edict is here!! First off, as ever, a HUGE thank you to everyone who pre-ordered this latest installment of the Domna serial! The numbers weren’t earth-shattering, but there was a teensy tiny increase from the pre-order numbers for Part Three. So, thank you, thank you thank you. And, of course, a … Continue reading It’s a Dark and Dastardly Release Day for Domna, Part Four
If you've been reading this blog recently and have sat through the recent ebook releases for Domna Part One: The Sun God's Daughter and Part Two: The Solon's Son, you might have been left muttering, "But I'd really prefer a paperback of the whole novel." Or maybe you've been saying, "Gosh, I've really been meaning … Continue reading Paperback Lovers Rejoice!!!