A thought experiment What if Amazon killed Kindle Unlimited? I’m asking the question without any actual information that this is going to happen, so consider this a thought experiment, with a half-decent understanding of the indie marketplace sprinkled in. It’s not an alarm. Although…maybe it could be, because there are signs out there, if you…

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Big news! Unfiction is now available as an audiobook! Before we get any further, here are the links. Audible Amazon Apple     Long-time listeners will note that I went with a new narrator for this book. I thought Unfiction needed a slightly different angle than what I’ve gotten from Steve in the past, which…

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At long last, there is an audiobook available for Fixer. Here’s a sharp-looking cover to stare at first. The links to buy are here: Audible Amazon Apple Something sort of interesting: the audiobook is classified as mystery/thriller on Audible and as mystery on iTunes. Those are secondary categories I picked for the book when I listed…

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Immortal and the Island of Impossible Things, the latest Immortal novel, is now available as an Audiobook, as of, oh, a few hours ago. Here’s the nifty cover. And here are the nifty links: Audible Amazon Apple What’s next? As I probably said somewhere before, we’re going to keep on churning out audiobooks around here…

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In what I expect will be a common practice for quite a few of my fellow writers in the coming years, last week I republished four novels after the publisher (who is closing shop) released the rights. In other words: welcome to the first day of the rest of my writing career! I am very excited.…

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Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America Back in 2012, I was enjoying the first big success of my career.  Immortal had taken off–not in the mega-best-seller sense, but in the “oh shit, I’m making real money” sort of way.  That might not sound like a huge deal to you unless you happen to also be…

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Decisions Here’s a sentence that probably doesn’t make sense if you aren’t self-publishing things right now: I’m not sure if I should stay exclusive to Amazon or not. That seems like a pretty silly statement, because sure, Amazon’s Kindle accounts for most of the ebook sales, but why limit my books to just that one…

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Seven years I need you to understand that I didn’t think of my laptop as old.  I felt the same way about it as I do about myself, basically, which is that I’m not getting any older, my kids are just catching up. I’m pretty sure I’m not the only one who feels this way about themselves…

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Direct from the publisher We are four weeks away from Fixer‘s official debut, which means you’re four weeks away from having the book you can pre-order right now sent to you! Okay, that’s probably the worst pitch I’ve ever written, but it’s the middle of the day, on a Friday, and I’m hitting an afternoon food…

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Accessing the Internet in 100 easy steps On Friday morning, as I was preparing for my bike ride to the office, wife Deb informed me that the Internet was down. This was not an unusual occurrence.  Our configuration was as follows: Using a Mac laptop, I reach the internet via WiFi, talking to the Airport…

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