Virtual Reality

It's been just about a year since the world changed. Some ways? for the worse. Others? For the better. More people can work from home, now, instead of having to waste time and energy going in to the office. I have to say, I really miss conventions. So do a bunch of other people. But... Continue Reading →

Breaking into New Markets

This last week I did something I have meant to do for a while, but haven't had the time to contemplate doing: I paid for advertising, and coordinated a big promotional push for one of my books. Most of my marketing is near-passive. I have my blog, and my social media presence, but I don't... Continue Reading →

Get a Blurb

Blurb always sounds to me like an onomatopoeia. This is a word that should mean something like the last sound you make as you are drowning, as the bubble of air leaves your lungs and breaks to the surface... blurb. Instead, it's not that bad but it feels that way. I can't count how many... Continue Reading →

On Cons, Sales, and Destruction

I didn't forget about you all. It's just that I was at a convention until midnight (and for those of you that know me, and know that by 10 I'm usually passing out...) and that was after a full day of classes. I'm staring at the world with bleary eyes this morning. Millennicon is a... Continue Reading →

Friday Promotions

You would think a blog by a bunch of writers would do better at self-promotion than it does but, well, we are like so many others in the field. We would rather be writing than promoting. We don't necessarily stepping away from the desk and out of the shadows into the spotlight. So, this is... Continue Reading →

Building a Blog

In the last 48 hours I have written about 15K words of fiction, which is a lot, for me. I have about 20% of the projected length of the novel remaining, and I want to finish it as soon as possible so I can get on to other projects, this summer being very very busy.... Continue Reading →

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