Mistakes, Promises, and What I’ll Never Do Again

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.

A Change in Plans – Returning to Amazon Exclusivity

So in yesterday's release announcement for Domna, Part Two: The Solon's Son once you got past the flaming chocolate cake, you might have noticed that the only links were for Amazon, whereas Domna, Part One had a long list of links of where it could be found. I know it was just a few weeks … Continue reading A Change in Plans – Returning to Amazon Exclusivity

I’m Taking Over the (Book) World

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

Getting in Bed with the Devil

Sorry, this post has nothing to do with my daydreaming (or night dreaming) about the devilishly handsome Tom Ellis, aka "Lucifer." In case you don't know who I'm typing about, here's what I mean.... Yeah, I know. And while I'd love to go on about that, this post is actually about my finally making a … Continue reading Getting in Bed with the Devil

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The Amazon Angst

This month has been all about debating with myself over one single aspect of my writing/publishing future: whether or not to try out KDP Select. While I do like what I'm hearing and reading lately about the potential exposure this program can create for my books, do I really want to feed the monster that … Continue reading The Amazon Angst