If you’ve been hanging around here for long enough, you likely appreciate that my publishing career probably would not exist were it not for the ubiquity of the ebook.  Most of my sales come from ebooks, and in some instances–the standalone novellas of The Immortal Chronicles, as well as Eve–it’s all from ebooks because no print…

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A Well-Worn Subject As I was looking through the Huffington Post Books page last week, wondering what to write about next, I came across an article by a fellow blogger there (I’m not going to link to it) that annoyed me.  The point of the article was that print will never die because the author…

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A new thriller for your Kindle If you absorb your books via Amazon Kindle, and you like what I write, you’re in luck!  It turns out I went and wrote a short story recently, and it’s available right this very moment! It’s called Surviving Hector and it’s based on a screenplay I wrote a few years…

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HuffPo article In this week’s Huffington Post article I discuss genres, and why they aren’t doing me any favors. Every description of one of my novels eventually requires the use of the phrase mash-up. As in, “Immortal is a sci-fi contemporary fantasy adventure historical-fiction humorous first-person confessional mash-up.” This is mostly accurate, but makes people faint, so…

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Various anecdotes I am not the sort of person that instinctively takes photographs, possibly because I am not currently the sort of person who has a phone that takes decent photographs.  For most of my life my chosen method of archiving events has been to write about them.  For instance, I have few photos of…

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Paperback availability It has been a tremendously successful several months for Immortal and Hellenic Immortal, with both books selling more copies, as ebooks, than I’m probably permitted to disclose.  (Let’s go with an awful lot of copies.)  Most of these sales have been for the Kindle, because Amazon, for all their faults, cross-promotes very, very well. One of…

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Note: Every now and then, in the course of promoting a book, things are written for submission to publications, and these things are meant to be a combination of topical, conversational, and self-promotional.  And every now and then these things are not picked up by the targeted media source.  This is one such piece. *…

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Run right over to the publisher’s site Yes, readers, Immortal is back on the marketplace!  You can buy it right now from The Writer’s Coffee Shop Publishing House in either e-book or print format by clicking this link right here.  Listings on Amazon and ebook purveyors such as Apple are still pending (Amazon is being a pain as…

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It has been a long three months As you all know, Immortal initially debuted in October of 2010, with rollouts (ebook etc.) taking place over the subsequent month or two.  By this time last year the book sales were in full swing and I was setting up an April blog tour to promote it. And then I…

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New edition rollout begins As of today, you can preorder your copy of the new edition of Immortal, which is set for a release date of March 8, 2012.  This is to pre-order it directly from the publisher, which as we all know is the most awesome way possible to buy something. Should I buy…

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