Guardians of the Storm has moved into production. I didn’t mean for it to, but that seems to be the story of my life when…
A power failure and Chinese food. Normally these two things don’t go together, but they made for an interesting weekend.
Quick update, including news of three promo opportunities and work done on Meet the Indies.
On July 2, 1989, at a science fiction convention in San Francisco, I found a vendor creating custom glass work. I asked him to make me a special glass and then made a promise to not drink out of it until certain things happened.
Day 2 of the 2017 B2BCycon saw a panel on SciFantasy. The unofficial genre allows writers to mix technology with the less provable things like paranormal creatures and super heroes.
When Spirit came out on March 11, 2015, I focused in on marketing and looked for any opportunity I could find to promote the book…
Legend’s first and so far only review comes from the person who helped it mature as a beta reader. Does this invalidate the review in any way? No, because I didn’t compensate her for her help or the review in any way. And she didn’t see the final copy until it was published.
Branding sets companies, organizations, and writers apart from one another. It’s meant to be focused and on point. However, like anything where experts offer advice, sometimes contradictory, it can leave one lost, confused, and running around in circles. In this post, I address some issues that might be affecting my brand.
My titles reflect not only my story, but who I am and what the story means to me. Making money would be nice, but I’m not going to sacrifice the integrity of my words for a buck. I write and say what I mean. Packaging myself, or my works up, in some smelly perfume just to appeal to the masses isn’t who I am.
Experts tell authors to treat their writing like a business for tax purposes and sanity reasons. Consumers expect them to give their works away for free. No business can survive with that ROI model, why should authors have to?
Thinking about doing a book on the Internet from a web developer’s point of view. Growing Up with the Net will look back at the changes over the last few decades, share some behind the scenes stuff, and offer practical insight and advice.
I released Do You Believe In Legend? as a pre-order on Amazon today. It’s a small step in a much larger dream. Imagine visiting a movie…