Word around the internet campfire of authors is that the best place to make money, especially as a self-published author, is to have an extensive backlist. That way, when you have something even mildly successful, people will come back looking for more. As it happens, I have a backlist of self-published works, novellas mostly, but… Read More Backlist Publishing News: Amazon Price Shift
There’s a new publishing platform out there called SubStack. I heard about it on Twitter. It looks cool, it’s free to use, and it’s got a bunch of features like MailChimp that cost extra on WordPress (the number of things this blog doesn’t have because I don’t feel like shelling out for a WordPress business… Read More SubStack, Marketing Lamentations, and Cover Design Refreshes
Unnamed Journal has been kicking a long for a few years now, and I’m mighty glad of it. As a creative outlet, as a process of marketing and stamping your corner of the internet, it has been invaluable. Not only did draft chapters of Void and Last Tomorrow first appear on UJ, but it’s given me a platform to create The… Read More Unnamed Journal News
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Why would recycle a Ron Paul meme? Why wouldn’t I? Why aren’t you? Okay, so first thing, the new edition of the new quarterly Unnamed Journal is out tomorrow. Layouts will be finished tonight. Next, Void will finally see the light of day as a completed novella, at month’s end. The final edits are done, I… Read More New Stuff! New Stuff! New Stuff!
I don’t just write and Dad (and Play Crusader Kings) all day, I also work for a living. And the end of summer means the resumption of the daily sweat to earn my bread. Which is fine, because it doesn’t put a halt to writing. Specifically, it doesn’t put a halt to editing Last Tomorrow. I’m… Read More Back to Work
Or, Volume 2, Issue 4, if you prefer. Last issue was WW1-related, this one dives into the existential murk that accompanies space travel. It has the recently-finished final three chapters of Void, and an Alfred Underhill short story, The Tribe. It’s good stuff. Read it for free at Joomag.
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 –… Read 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.
Last time I posted, I sounded a little overwhelmed by the threads I needed to nail down to finish Void. Today, I can safely report that I’ve finished the 6th Chapter, and am confident that I’ve set the third act up in such a way as to be able to be confident of a quick Chapter… Read More Quick Void Update