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A Site for Sore Eyes

Every indie author would love to make oodles of money. Put your books up on Amazon and wait for the dough to roll in! And wait, and wait, and wait…. Marketing is not something most authors are proficient in, and … Continue reading

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The Trouble with Browsers

If you want to sell books, you need a website. I get that. I’ve had a personal website for close to 20 years now. It’s hand-coded and quirky, but that’s all right, because nobody ever visits it unless they’re looking … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal!

Yowza! The covers for my series are now finalized. Had to crop them to get them all into the header there. The designs are by Karri Klawiter (artbykarri.com), and I recommend her highly. With respect to availability, Book 1 will … Continue reading

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Something Rotten

My survey yesterday of a few of the blurbs on Amazon for fantasy novels has rather sent me into a tailspin, I’m afraid. The overwhelming trend in modern fantasy seems to be a toxic stew of fear, rage, and bloodshed. … Continue reading

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Hot Tuna

This is gonna be a long and bumpy ride, so buckle up. Hot Tuna was a spinoff band created by Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady of Jefferson Airplane. The rumor at the time (this was nigh unto fifty years ago) … Continue reading

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How Not to Promote a Novel, Part 1

In my reluctant quest to learn about book marketing, I downloaded a free PDF from Joanna Penn. She’s a very nice person, I’m sure, and for all I know she may be a crackerjack fiction writer too, but her relentless … Continue reading

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The Meat Market

As I start thinking my way through the process of publishing my novel series (no, I really mean it this time!), I’m forced to ask myself a few questions about my plans for marketing. As in, what plans? In 25+ … Continue reading

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