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.
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
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
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
That's right, I have a title for Book Four of the Osteria Chronicles. I know, this is shocking news because I normally have nothing more than a working title (something super clever like, say, "Book Four") up until the very final drafts of a book. But this time around, I'm trying something a little different, … Continue reading Book Four Has a Title…I Think
This week I learned my recent release, The Trials of Hercules, has been pirated. Initially I thought only a couple illegal download sites had it and that the wound could be staunched, but I've since learned that old Herc is bleeding out through his femoral artery because the book is on at least 20 pirating … Continue reading Okay Pirates, You Win