goals / selling / writing

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

ideation / Marketing / Meandering / writing

Meandering Monday about Black Friday Promotions

Holidays = Holy Days. Even if you aren’t particularly religious and don’t practice or observe, THE HOLIDAYS are supposed to give us a pause to reflect on the past year, give thanks for our blessings (or good fortune), and catch a breath before we resume our work after the first of the year (towards those resolutions … Continue reading

Marketing / selling

Selling Saturday: Price Drop on Just about EVERYTHING & Smashwords Coupon for “More Things I Could Get OUT OF MY MIND”

An announcement: It was almost 4 years ago when I first started indie-publishing my short fiction. Times were different, much was unknown about this brave new world of eBooks, and I set my prices based on online advice from strangers. A recent reevaluation of my pricing (and a suggestion from a reader or two) indicates … Continue reading

commentary / Forecast / ideation / Marketing / news / Perception

Forecast Friday: All the News That’s Fit for You

**With the way that marketers are more and more able to hone in on the likes and leanings of each individual, I can easily imagine the following conversation between a senior network executive and the salesman for a marketing firm (heck, I think it’s already happened.) “Our news division has been losing advertising dollars for … Continue reading