Two years ago this week, I published my debut novel Blue Karma. Hard to believe I've been at this indie author gig for that much time already (or that little time, depending on how I look at it)! The anniversary makes a perfect kickoff for my platform expansion. That's right, I'm expanding distribution to include Barnes … Continue reading Now on Nook: Me!
After three days of unrepentantly nagging Amazon's KDP helpdesk, I finally got a response about the technical problem that canceled the launch of Syzygy Pt II: Opposition Effect on Tuesday. The book went live today (if it was that easy to fix, why didn't they do it 72 hours ago when I first notified them of … Continue reading Tricks and Treats, Pt I: Free E-Books for Halloween!
Amazon, we have a problem. Syzygy Pt II: Opposition Effect was supposed to come out today. I followed my usual protocol for publishing through Amazon and uploaded the manuscript in the same time frame I always do. Typically when I do this, the books are available well within the 12-hour time frame Amazon promises. This … Continue reading Book Launch Delayed Due to Technical Difficulties
“You’re a published author?” My new acquaintance’s eyes widen in surprise. “Where can I find your books?” “On Amazon,” I explain. “I publish independently.” I watch my companion’s expression for the unmistakable flickers of confusion, disappointment, or even contempt. But only a smile appears. “That’s so cool! What’s it called?” I’ve had this conversation a … Continue reading Passion in Publishing: Why I’m #PoweredByIndie
“Watch out!” I caught my Laddie’s arm before he stepped off the curb, uncomfortably close to an SUV speeding down our street. The neighbor scowled at us from behind the wheel, but my Laddie was too absorbed in his phone to notice. “Stupid zubat got away,” he muttered. “You need a bodyguard to play Pokemon … Continue reading Gotta Catch ‘Em All: Pokemon Go Showed Me The World Through My Protagonist’s Eyes