Book Review: Self-Publishers Ultimate Resource Guide

Red and white book cover of The Self Publisher's Ultimate Resource Guide

I had the opportunity this week to review the Self-Publishers Ultimate Resource Guide (Amazon affiliate link) by Joel Friedlander and Betty Kelly Sargent. First off, I’ll say that I was given a free digital copy in exchange for a fair and honest review. But I’ll follow that up by saying that I…

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Book Review: Book Marketing Is Dead

Cover of book titled Book Marketing Is Dead by Derek Murphy

How do you market a self-published book into a best-seller? Start with the absolute best book you can produce. This isn’t really a new idea–marketing experts have long been touting the importance of having a good cover design, professional editing, and excellent back copy–but it doesn’t end there. Author Derek…

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Event Added: Allen County Public Library Author Fair

I’m very excited to announce that I’ll be participating in Allen County Public Library’s 2014 Author Fair this November! If you live near Fort Wayne, this is a great chance to come see me and other authors, buy signed copies of our books, and sit in on panel discussions! Laura VanArendonk Baugh and I will be participating in the “Reach Your Readers: How to Survive and Thrive in the World of Self- and E-Publishing” panel at 2 pm. I think this event will be a lot of fun, and I hope you’ll come see us!


Self-Pub 101: Interview with Laura VanArendonk Baugh

Sorry it’s been a while since I posted! The museum where I work has its most important annual fundraiser in late August, and I got sick two days before the fundraiser and spent the next two weeks recovering. Summer colds are the worst, especially if you get completely soaked and walk…

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Epic fantasy novella Sow the Wind now available!

I’m pleased to announce that my epic fantasy novella Sow the Wind is now available for Amazon Kindle! I’ll also have print editions available soon. Synopsis Eighteen-year-old Gabriel Malnythe should be training for his inheritance as a warrior nobleman. Instead, he dreams of entering the clergy and devoting his life to philosophy.…

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