Uncharted Territory

Writing is magic. I’ll never understand how it works the way it does, but I do know if I put energy into it, it rewards me in strange and wonderful ways.

Halloween 2017 Group Promo

Halloween group promotion

A few times a year, I take part in group promotions. A bunch of authors join forces to pool the power of their subscription lists. There’s a big scary one this month!

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Kobo's limited indie categories

Kobo’s categories

The key to selling books, selling anything really, is discoverability. If people can’t find your product, it won’t sell no matter how good it is. An indie author lives and dies on discoverability.

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John Grisham, habits and story

It’s summer. It’s hot. I’m cranky and I’m trying to stay focused on writing my fourth book. So here’s a couple of videos from John Grisham where he talks about habits, his work space and about story. He seems like a nice guy to sit and chat with.

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Amazing prices

My struggle with advertising

I’ve worked for myself for 17 of the last 20 years. My business focus has changed a couple times, from graphic design to Hollywood visual effects to writing and self-publishing. Throughout that time, I had to do minimal advertising. Until now.

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