Hello Bloglandia! Recently, I had the exceptional honor of being asked by author, book blogger, and blogging buddy Jonny Pongratz to be one of the beta readers for his sci-fi short story, Conscience. Because I was hunting around for some way to procrastinate from my own wiring, I agreed. And holy uploaded brainwaves, Batman! This … Continue reading Saving the World with “Conscience”
Hello Bloglandia! Well, the calendar has gone and done it again. It's dragged me kicking and screaming into my least favorite season of them all. Fall - or should I say foul? - means mucky leaves, darkening days, and trying to figure out people's bizarre obsession with pumpkin spice everything. However, this fall does bring … Continue reading Fall for the Complete Series of Domna
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
It may be a full-on fête faux pas to double dip, but at this party it's allowed and even encouraged because I've got not one, but two servings of new fiction to present to you on a perfectly polished platter. Okay, I promise to stop with the alliteration. So, what's on the menu? May's Featured … Continue reading A Bit of Fictional Double Dipping
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
As I announced on Wednesday, it’s book release time again and that means the Beasties are offering up a little bit of congratulations once again!! Okay, I’d like to believe Tammie and David Beastie are doing this because they’re eager to support my efforts as an indie writer, but I think it’s more about them … Continue reading Finn McSpool Gallops Into a New Role
Yep, the hands of the book release clock have swung around yet again, which means it's time for Part Three of Domna! And in this part we finally get to hang out with some centaurs! First off, let me thank everyone who pre-ordered a copy of the book — you helped me more than double … Continue reading The Centaurs are Stampeding in for Domna, Part Three!!
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!!