Why I might: On the DL, I’ve been sketching pieces of verse. I’ve got notebooks full of them. I’ve even laid them out in Scrivener. In the last year I’ve done maybe ten or twelve. There’s enough for a short paperback volume, anyway. They’re always saying, get the content out. It would be nice if … More Another Creation in Embryo…
New books are live. More books are coming. The Devil Left Him is up on sale on Amazon. I just did the official announcement on Periscope. The Devil Left Him: Official Anouncement! https://t.co/1QM8l1tPx6 — Andrew J. Patrick (@ajpwriter) July 25, 2017 That should have showed up on Facebook as well. I explain that the book … More Everything is Back on Track!
I just put the most satisfying words – THE END – an author ever composes onto Void. The last three chapters will be available in their entirety in the next issue of Unnamed Journal. Which means I’ve finished almost a week ahead of my June 1st deadline. Which means I’ve hit all my deadlines this year – … More That’s Three Novellas Done, Gang.
Climax done. Now for denouement. I’m toying with making rumors of a characters demise greatly exaggerated. I don’t know if I like the character or just didn’t like the death I had planned. It’s all in the soup, folks.
Edit: Link was displaying messy code. Fixed now. Unnamed Journal, a magazine I have been known to write for, is now in its second year. It’s been available in print from POD houses, Blurb and Lulu, and in digital form on Amazon. For the new year, they’ve switched gears, going to online magazine publisher Joomag. … More Unnamed Journal 7 – Available for Free on Joomag.
At the end of a re-posted Sarah Hoyt Human Wave “manifesto” You shall not spend your life explaining why your not-boring is better than your fellow writers not-boring. Instead you will shut up and write. There is nothing lamer, sadder, and more pathetic that author-on-author hate. Does anyone imagine that J.K. Rowling gives one … More A Message I Think Many of Us Self-Published Could Use.
It will help you keep an audience when you’ve got one. That’s not what this post at Book Designer starts to say, but that’s what they end up concluding. The lede is buried here: Your key to more followers isn’t posting more frequently or having more conversations. Nor is it constantly checking your feeds to … More Authors: Social Media Will Not Bring You an Audience.