Orangeberry Tour of TIME AND SPACE Wraps Up

“It’s hard to fight for home when you’re dumped into an alien future with a pack of three boys gunning for your death.“ Today, August 31st, is the last day of the 2013 Orangeberry Book Expo, in which I participated with my time travel novel. Time and Space is in row 7 of their Booths. […]

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Virtual Book Tour: Ten Writer Tips on Author’s Friend and a Review

Today I have three events for my Orangeberry Book Tour! First up, a guest post on Author’s Friend.  I offer ten tips on becoming a better writer, and I throw in a bonus tip too. “Even if [writing] comes naturally, spilling out like a thunderous waterfall, there are things you can do to make that […]

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Amazon, Apple, Big Publishers Frustrate Readers

I’m a writer, but I’m also a reader. My favourite format is the mass paperback — until recently. I received my Sony Reader (touch model) a couple of Christmases ago, and then when I bought the iPad, I loaded on several ebook reading apps: iBooks, kobo, Bluefire Reader, Stanza, Kindle. As a person with a […]

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A NaNo Sale to Remember

As you know, I’m a novelling Wrimo, one of over two-hundred-thousand people around planet Earth writing 50,000-word novels in the month of November as part of National Novel Writing Month. It’s my third time. In honour of my third NaNoWriMo, I’m putting the ebook and Kindle versions of my highly rated and very first NaNoWriMo […]

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Eleven Shorts +1 is Out!

I’m pleased to announce that I’ve just published a new ebook! But to backtrack a bit… I wrote short stories and poetry all the way back to elementary school and up until my brain injury. In the 1980s and 90s, I got serious about writing shorts. Poetry not so much. After my brain injury, that […]

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Receiving the Proof of Aban from Amazon CreateSpace

One of the nice perks of winning NaNoWriMo is that you get a free proof copy of your manuscript from Amazon’s CreateSpace. One of the downsides is you have only until the end of June to get it. I suddenly realised that last week. Eek! So I prepped my text, uploaded it, and after some […]

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My Ebooks Are Going Out Into The World

I’m pleased to announce that my newest title She is now available at the awesome price of $2.99 in the Amazon Kindle store, along with my first book Lifeliner. Purchasing a Kindle ebook on Amazon is fast and easy with the 1-Click Buy button. You can also give She or Lifeliner or both as a […]

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The Soft Launch of SHE

She is out. She is published. Yay! It’s rather unbelievable that my fantasy novel finally is. Right now, I am doing a soft launch of the eBook. I had read about this method of launching a book awhile ago and thought it a good idea. Basically, I upload the final DOC file to Smashwords, which […]

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Publishing is a Series of Confusions to be Solved

Trying to get your work published is a series of confusions, one leading to the next, each to be solved before moving on. To be published by a large, traditional publisher, but not a small press, you need an agent. And besides it would be nice to have someone alongside, who knows the ropes. Writing […]

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