Making A Book Trailer on a Budget

When I started my indie author adventure, I believed that if I just wrote good books, people would find and read them. Three years later, I'm still fighting to get noticed. So one of my 2018 goals is to put more effort into book marketing. With the Syzygy omnibus launching next week—uniting all six novellas... Continue Reading →

How to Write a Novel, Part 8: Publishing

You’ve written the story, revised the draft, and edited the manuscript to near-perfection, all to reach this point: publication. But don’t start decorating that memento box for your rejection slips yet. The digital age has transformed the way people consume fiction, and consequently the way its distributed. Today’s authors now have more choices in distribution... Continue Reading →

The Invisible Woman: Sexual Segregation in Sci-Fi

My guest post on the gender gap in science fiction posted on the LibraryJournal SELF-e blog today, just as Iron Man 3 co-writer Shane Black revealed that Marvel's corporate interests forced him to change the gender of the movie's villain to sell more toys. According to Black, the original script featured a female version of antagonist Aldrich Killian,... Continue Reading →

Guest post on SolaFide Publishing Blog

In case you missed the article I wrote a few weeks ago on marketing techniques for indie authors, it's been featured as a guest post on the blog of SolaFide Publishing, a self-publishing consulting company that offers many services to independent authors. With options for perfecting your manuscript and my tips on shameless self-promotion of your... Continue Reading →

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