I've uncovered a whole host of eBook distribution services - Lulu, Vook, BookTango, Pressbooks, and Ebookit. I'd advise checking out all of them if you have an interest in eBook distributors. I'm going to stick with last week's choices, Smashwords and BookBaby because they're my top two. I've also been poking around data that includes … Continue reading eBook Math and the 500 Pound Gorilla
I've got this story hanging from a chain around my neck. There's a constant temptation to slip it on my finger and get wrapped up in the world I've created and forget about this arduous journey. Ignore the trials and tribulation of the "real". Find an easy way to victory. But lo, that is not … Continue reading Trials of the Ring Bearer
Marketing. The bane of most writers existence. Some of us are great at it. Most of us, however, spend our days hiding behind keyboards and imaginary characters. Pounding the pavement and knocking on doors sounds like a real job. Fictional work, no more. But if you have chosen the self publishing route, or even if … Continue reading Up, Up and Away!
A question popped up on my twitter feed from @KimmieAnnWrites asking for opinions on traditional and self publishing. As a new writer, I'm still forming my opinion but my biggest concern is the time to market for traditional publishing and I wanted to explore that a bit with my post today. I've got one short … Continue reading Slush Floater
Today is blog post day. I want to call a snow day. Mental freeze. Icy conditions. I need to hang a sign on the blog here that says "Writing: Will be back in two weeks." I'm past any word count I ever thought possible and still plugging away at Collateral Damage. I'm swearing off short stories … Continue reading Blog Post Day