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Who Are You?

Author branding — it’s a thing. You want your faithful readers to be able to find your work, but that’s the least of it. Readers will identify your name as promising a certain type of entertainment product. They will have … Continue reading

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It’s Endless

After looking into several different options, I’ve decided to go ahead and do the interior layout and design of my paperback editions myself. I’m pretty comfortable with software, so the initial process of learning InDesign and getting the final text … Continue reading

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Story Kickstarters

As the saying goes, you only get one chance to make a good first impression. In today’s multimedia maelstrom, a novel that doesn’t start with a bang runs the risk of falling by the wayside. As I’ve noted before, finding … Continue reading

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What’s It All About, Elfie?

A few months ago, at the used bookstore, I picked up a near-mint copy of Dennis L. McKiernan’s 550-page paperback The Dragonstone. This afternoon I had two hours to kill while the piano technician was making repairs on the grand … Continue reading

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Cleaning Up Loose Ends

The process of writing and rewriting the Leafstone saga has stretched out across several years. The ebooks have been available on Amazon for a few months, and now I’m in the process of hiring someone to do the interior layout … Continue reading

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In the Beginning…

Getting back to work on the YA fantasy mystery novel I set aside almost two years ago in order to work on the epic series. (Talk about genre blending…!) Making some good progress. This book might even be viable commercially. … Continue reading

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Break Out the Bubbly!

Today I uploaded what I fervently hope are the final versions of all four books of my fantasy series. They are now¬†live on Amazon, at $3.99 each. I’ve been grinding away on the edits to Book 4, The Firepearl Chalice, … Continue reading

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