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The Doodlebug War: Frank Rides Again!

I took a little time off the other day from promoting my second Frank Adversego thriller to write the first chapter of the third. Needless to say, it was a lot more fun than lining up promotional discount sales and … Continue reading

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Are Press Releases Worth it?

Self-publishing is full of mug’s games (that’s Brit-speak for ways to take suckers in). Sometimes it even seems that there are more people trying to exploit self-published writers than there are Indie-authors. Is selling press releases another one of them? … Continue reading

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The Lafayette Campaign On Sale: Trying out the Discount Game

First off, if you’ve been thinking about reading The Lafayette Campaign, now would be an excellent time to do so, as I’ve dropped the price to $.99 for the next few days. Why? Because I’m going to systematically try out … Continue reading

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Writing a Book Proposal (Remember Book Proposals?)

Once upon a time, when someone was done writing a book (or even before), they tried to find a publisher, or an agent and then a publisher, willing to take on their book. Of course, that was eons ago – … Continue reading

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Remembering Those you Love: You’re Not Alone

Sooner later, mortality catches up with every family. There’s no good way out of this life, but some ways are more difficult than others. The process can be long, and often it’s painful. Sometimes it can even be degrading. Being … Continue reading

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Do You Suffer from Post Printum Depression?

So there you are, at long last. The writing, the revision (and revision, and revision and revision…) are over; the proofreading, too, and the cover design. The files are uploaded, and in due course your book has winked live at … Continue reading

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Huzzah! The Lafayette Campaign is Available at Amazon

Well, it really is a great feeling to push that final “submit” button after you’ve uploaded the cover, the file, and all of the metadata and other information that Amazon asks for. And behold – only an hour later, my … Continue reading

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