The Jury is Still Out

I’ve finished putting Boyscouts of the Apocalypse up on Wattpad and I’m still waiting and watching to see if  I get the full results I was hoping for. So far, I’ve had a good response to the story. Not stellar, mind you, but good. The exercise has helped me to solidify my own plans for the story. And just what are those plans, you might ask (or perhaps you might not)? Well, since I’ve now got two books published (Mik Murdoch, Boy Superhero and A Method to the Madness: A Guide to the Super Evil), I’ve been wanting to try a few cross-promotion ideas. The problem with the aforementioned books is, my publisher has a stake in their well-being and […]

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Experimenting

I’ve been doing some experimenting with my writing the past while. Not the mad scientist experimenting (that happened when Jeff Hite and I brought out A Method to the Madness: A Guide to the Super Evil), but trying out new things to see what might work out for me. In this case, the experimenting has been around marketing and promotion, two things I tend to be very bad at for my own work. I can talk up other people and their work until the cows come home, but I always seem to have difficulty talking myself up. But I digress. Lately I have been reaching out more to agencies that can shelve my books (the latest was the local public […]

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eBook Cards Could be a Game Changer

Ever since I attended my first convention as a published author, I’ve wanted eBook cards. I’ve known that, as an author talking to my readers directly, eBook cards will allow me to sell more books. But, what is an eBook card, you may ask. Simply put, an eBook card is a physical means to sell eBooks in various formats. The first cards I came across were the size of a postcard, had the book’s cover art on the front, the book blurb on the back with a one-time code to use on a provided website. The one-time code and website would allow the purchaser to download the book in whatever format(s) was/were provided. The most recent ones are the size […]

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