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Channillo and Where I’ve Been

After a few posts in July, I ended up getting swept away this summer, and I thought it was about time I get back in the saddle and let you all know what's going on. Currently, if you want more frequent updates, I'm publishing weekly over on Channillo. I have a series there which gets... Continue Reading →

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Marketing Week

I've done a few promotions (paid and free) in the past, but I find that besides Bookbub, it's extremely hard to get a good return on investment (ROI). BargainBooksy gets high results, but when you've got to lower your price and deal with a price per book (PPB) of ~$0.35, you need a high amount... Continue Reading →

Upcoming Month

Things are busy on the writer's side for me. THE ONE THAT LIVES is in Mark Lawrence's Self-Published Fantasy Blog Off (Yr. 5)! If you're curious, THE ONE THAT LIVES is a supernatural horror / dark fantasy. Pretty gory at parts. Imagine Supernatural (TV show) meets Lord of the Rings. It's also available on Kindle... Continue Reading →

Book Expo Year 2

Once again, my day job sent me to Book Expo America (BEA) for the second time this year. 2019 has been a bit insane for me. We're expanding rapidly, looking to push new markets, so while last year involved a lot of floor time between meetings,  I spent 99% of this year in meetings with... Continue Reading →

Marketing: Instagram/Facebook Ads

Recently, my vacation to Iceland led to an offer for $30 in advertising credits. If you want a quick summary, don't unless you: 1) have a significant Instagram following; 2) have the time and money to lose; and 3) have a book on sale. That seems to be the only people I've seen with success... Continue Reading →

Review: Red Sister

Title: Red Sister Author: Mark Lawrence Stars: ★★★★ 1/2 (4.5 stars) While I've followed Mark Lawrence on Twitter, I actually hadn't read anything he'd written, but my brother recently picked up this book (and subsequently powered through the city). He hasn't stopped talking about it since, so when I needed a book for a flight, I picked up Red... Continue Reading →

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