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Indie Publishing: 2,119 Days and Counting…

TweetDecember 19th, 2010. That was when I published my first book, The Digital Sea.  I’d shopped the novel around to agents and editors, receiving lovely rejections along the way, before deciding to jump into the indie pub revolution with both … Continue reading

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The Indie Steampunk Lit Extravaganza Deals

TweetAs you can see from the post following this one, a group of wildly talented authors, including me (humble of me, right?), have banded together to give readers a week of spectacular deals on steampunk fiction.  We’re calling it The … Continue reading

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New Release — Frags

Tweet The second book in the Gamers trilogy — Frags — is now available just in time for the holidays.  If you haven’t read the first book in the Gamers trilogy, go pick up a copy now at your favorite retailer. … Continue reading

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New Release — The Godhead Machine

Tweet I’m please to announce the second book in The Digital Sea trilogy — The Godhead Machine.  This one takes up a couple of years after the first book, when life has seemingly settled down for our favorite heroine Zel … Continue reading

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Is the Digital Sea Possible?

TweetOne major allure of writing near-future science fiction novels is that the technology is right over the horizon.  So near you can almost reach out and grab it with your ape-like hands make magic happen.  Every year the technology that … Continue reading

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New Short Story: The Unbelievers

TweetThrough my publisher, Black Moon Books, I’m pleased to be releasing another short story: The Unbelievers. I’ll hit you with a description of the novelette first. Power exists through the illusion of belief… Stephen’s sister dies slowly from a wasting … Continue reading

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Augmented Reality to Combat eBooks

TweetAs eBooks are slowly eroding the pricing structure of physical books, publishing houses are looking for ways to make the book as an object more appealing.  The ideas of limited editions or signed copies are going to expand to gimmicks like augmented … Continue reading

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A World Without Gatekeepers

TweetIt used to be that every industry had its gatekeepers. Music had the fat guys with cigars that Pink Floyd loved to sing about.  Factories had foreman that slapped each other on the back.  Corporations had bosses that controlled resources. … Continue reading

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A Musical Look at the Publishing Business

TweetPublishing is a long and lonely process full of self-doubt.  A good dose of humor will get you far in any business, but especially publishing.  I can’t say I’ve ever read Mr. Parnell (straight out mystery isn’t my style), but … Continue reading

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Interview with Krista Goering

TweetLast fall I attended the Saturday Writers conference and listened to a talk given by Krista Goering from the Krista Goering Literary Agency LLC.  Krista enlightened us with the inner workings of the publishing industry.  This knowledge has been instructive as … Continue reading

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