Still Largely Clueless

I have been writing and trying to market and promote my work for a long time. Note, I said “Trying”. Despite the amount of time and effort I’ve put in to getting my work in front of people and increase my profile, I still feel like I have no idea. Really. No idea at all. I started by writing the best book I could. People have reacted favorably to it. People have asked for more. I have more coming out in August. Maybe that will help. Honestly, I don’t know. I have a new, collaborated series coming out later this year. That might help expand my audience too. Again, not sure. Only time will tell. Then there is the blogging, […]

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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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