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Updates

As mentioned in a previous post, Error, all written work has some errors, mistakes, and typos. My work is no exception. So, there are a couple of updates. I updated Nasty Leftovers and Carolina Dawn recently. I finished the print editions around the first of the year. That was pretty easy as the process to update the text at IngramSpark is straightforward. Easy, I say, as compared to other...

Broken Links

Broken Links I cleaned up and/or deleted old posts this week. It turns out that some of the old links included in them were no longer valid (broken links), or led to some not very nice places. Earlier, I stumbled on a four-year-old post that linked to my original publisher. The link--I checked it--took the browser to a possibly dangerous site. So, prudence dictated that I go through all the older...

Subscribers

Be a Subscriber I set up a gift code on Amazon for an e-book of Nasty Leftovers. On September 30, I will randomly select from my blog subscriber list someone who will receive this code. Building and this list is important. It helps me get the message out about my books and projects. Those of you subscribed get the blog posts right away. You stay informed about the books, what's coming, what's...

Platform

Today I talk about platform. What I share here includes what I've learned along the way. Maybe my web site isn't as pretty as some but it works for me. And I stumbled around on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook long enough I think I have them sorted out. It's not exhaustive, but a good start. Here goes. What is a platform? A platform presents you to the public, your audience, your readers. Now,...

Contract Signed. Now It Gets Serious

I signed a contract to have my first novel, Sudden Mission (working title and may change), published with Booktrope's Vox Dei imprint. This is not a traditional publisher. They may even be described as a hybrid publisher. I'm not certain that I've seen this type of publishing model done so professionally anywhere else. Granted, I'm no expert. But I have looked at a number of imprints and small to...