Excerpts / promotion / selling

Fractured Fragment Friday: “Inheritance”

Welcome to the first Fractured Fragment Friday of 2019! Sometimes when we’re looking forward to the new year, we also look back to the past. The excerpt for this week finds a young man who looks into his family’s past and finds something he wasn’t expecting. Here’s the blurb for “Inheritance”: When Amun discovers that … Continue reading

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Selling Saturday (early edition): Release Weekend for Just Some More, And Yet Still Even More Things I Could Get Out of My Mind

The preorder campaign is over for Just Some More, And Yet Still Even More Things I Could Get Out of My Mind ; the collection includes the following short stories: “The Collective is All” – At least that’s what Abbe’s been told, but events lead him to wonder if there might just be some intelligent … Continue reading

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Selling Saturday: Preorder Campaign Begins for “Just Some More, And Yet Still Even More Things I Could Get OUT OF MY MIND”

That sure is a mouthful, isn’t it? When I started putting together short-story collections, the first one was Things I Could Get OUT OF MY MIND, and adding another word to the title for each new volume seemed a fun and natural thing to do. Maybe I didn’t understand HOW MANY stories I was going … Continue reading

goals / selling / writing

Writing Wednesday: Don’t Get Depressed – Double Down

Problems again finding markets, but by and large keeping my stories circulating to various potential publishers. Plodding away at my blurb rewrites – hope to be done and updated by my August 25th deadline. Blog posts on schedule. Still reading my 5th of 6 books for this year, and my completed stories are still sitting … Continue reading

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Writing Wednesday: A Couple of Pointers on Selling Your Work

Goal update:  Resubmissions to market continue on schedule (no longer than 7 days after return.) Maintained my three blog entries. I’ve started formatting my June 4th release is – Downtown Blues: Detective Jimmy Delaney Collection #2, but I’m not getting it done as quickly as I need to to have a decent preorder campaign. “The … Continue reading