Category Archives: Selling Books

The mystery of suspense

I think they work together… Suspense and mystery. We try to find out who did what to whom and why, but within that, we need a swirl of possibilities and events to make that final scene all come together. Building … Continue reading

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My first day with Select, and Free

Well now, it’s been a fun ride in the past 24 hours. I put If Errands Could Kill as a free book yesterday and the response was amazing.  I saw four digit downloads, was in the Top 5 in Women’s … Continue reading

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We’re coming back…

So, I’ve been having fun on my other blog… creating days like Chocolate Milk Tuesday and Pink Floyd Wednesday, but I still want to talk about writing… I have to because I’m a writer. And over there, things get a … Continue reading

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2012… in our sights

I welcome it.  What about you? What am I looking forward to? Last year, when the ball dropped and my Dad and I were slightly drunk, doing our best not to laugh at poor Dick Clark (come on, why do … Continue reading

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In the wake

We all know last week was wild.  The announcement of KDP Select doesn’t give us a right or wrong answer, and why should it? I fully believe that too many people rely on Amazon, thinking of them as a partner … Continue reading

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Stephen King, tacos, and running your own business.

The talk of self-publishing taking over.   *sigh*   *yawm*   I’m over it.  You should be too.  Anyone who spends more than thirty seconds reading this particular post or any post on why indie’s will take over or how … Continue reading

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Amazon KDP Select… select to relax first, read, then make a decision for YOU.

Wow, what a wild day on Amazon, huh?   For those who haven’t seen the news, Amazon KDP opened a new exclusive option for authors.   You have to give Amazon 90 Day exclusivity to your book – meaning NO … Continue reading

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Back into horror we go

So I’ve been hard at work this past week getting my next horror book, The Floors, done.  Can’t say when it’ll be live to world, still has a long way to go, but writing it has been fun… and somewhat … Continue reading

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The Penguin Thing… My Twenty Seven Cents.

Yeah, I’m coming in late but not really.  Last week Penguin announced their “services” for self-publishers.  The bottom line is this… for a fee you pay to Penguin, they give you some kind of service.  The articles I’ve read are … Continue reading

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My latest release…

After months of waiting, it’s here.  It’s here!  IT’S HERE! THE FAILED, my latest horror release, is available. Yes, it’s a zombie novel, and yes, it’s awesome.  For those who know me, you know that I don’t take zombies lightly.  … Continue reading

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