Hey Bloglandia! Just a quick post to hopefully take a bit of the sting out of your Monday blues. My short story Testing the Waters is free for a very limited time (because good things never last, right?). So, if you're already wanting to escape the work week, click the cover or the links below … Continue reading Cure Your Monday Blues with a Free Story
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
--Hey Finn, do you want to help me with a little book promotion? --Do I get to dress up!? It's been a while since I broke out the kilt and caber. --Well, no, but you do get to help teach people about gardening in a sustainable way. --And... --It's for Earth Day. --And.... --There's a … Continue reading Finn McSpool is Going Native for Earth Day
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!!!
It’s Release Day for Domna Part Two: The Solon’s Son!! First off, let me thank everyone who pre-ordered a copy of Part Two — you gave me my largest pre-order numbers ever!! And look, Finn McSpool and the other Beasties are celebrating the book's release in sugary style. Starting Part Two Off with a BANG!! Part … Continue reading It’s Book Birthday Time, Complete with Cake!!
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