The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Print Design: Three Book Formatting Flaws and How Indie Authors Can Avoid Them

My Sunday long runs often take me past the local Little Free Library (LFL), and I can never resist a peek inside the charming hutch. Two new additions the other weekend immediately caught my eye. Once was a phased-out library hardcover of Douglas Adams’ sci-fi classic The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, which I immediately snatched … Continue reading The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Print Design: Three Book Formatting Flaws and How Indie Authors Can Avoid Them

In-Flight Entertainment: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love My Stories

Epiphany struck me 35,000 over Chicago. Dimmed lights in the plane cabin made my laptop screen glow conspicuously on the tiny tray table, an invitation to judge over my shoulder, but I didn’t have time for self-consciousness. I had revisions to finish. Faced with a cross-country business trip, I’d assigned myself a travel project of … Continue reading In-Flight Entertainment: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love My Stories

Summer Reading: Start the “Syzygy” Series for Free this Weekend

Next week brings the summer solstice, official calendar start to the season. Whether you prefer books by the pool or under the air conditioning, I'm offering a free addition to your summer reading list. Transient Phenomena, the first installment of my Syzygy hexalogy, will be free to download on Amazon Kindle this weekend. Fans of science fiction, … Continue reading Summer Reading: Start the “Syzygy” Series for Free this Weekend