As an avid reader and someone who is not particularly constrained by genre/time period or author, I love to keep track of trends that I notice in… Read more “Literary Trend Spotting: Books about Books”
When you get into mainstream publishing, everything functions on trends. When a title becomes popular, you start to see dozens of look-a-likes: similar titles, similar cover images,… Read more “Literary Trend Spotting: Prepositional Phrases as Titles”
It’s another drizzly Saturday here in KC, but I am buzzing with excitement! NightWind is officially available for pre-order on Amazon! Well, the Kindle edition is. I’m… Read more “Books, Babies and Birthdays (oh my!)”
I’m so excited to share with you today the cover for NightWind! And it’s not a moment too soon as publication day is May 24, 2019! Pre-Order… Read more “NightWind Cover Reveal”
There’s less than a month to go until NightWind’s book birthday and things are really coming together! Here’s a brief update on where things stand in my latest publishing adventure.
Writing isn’t all about the written word. If your book doesn’t have shelf appeal, then the likelihood that someone is going to pick it up and read… Read more “Enrich Your Fiction: Partnering With Designers”
I am so excited to finally be able to share with you the back cover copy for NightWind, my upcoming publication! With my semi-official publication date set… Read more “Back Cover Copy Reveal”
So you’ve written a book, edited it, formatted it, created or purchased a kick ass cover and released it into the world. But how do you get people to actually buy it? Check out my experience marketing my most recent publication, Withered World.
Marketing your book is hard. There’s so much noise out there to break through. Everyone has a book and everyone thinks their book is the best. Digital… Read more “Getting the Word Out”
Being my own publisher means I work as writer, editor, marketer and more to get the job done. I get to make all my own decisions and… Read more “Digital Vs. Print: A Self-Publisher’s Debate”