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 →
While I definitely fall into the plotter camp, I stray from my outline on occasion. Some of this comes from my bad habit of editing as I'm writing the first draft. If I give in to it too much, I'm liable to drop from 1,000 words a day to the double digits. Other times, I... Continue Reading →
Any author who has ever edited knows the strange dread / relief that comes with deciding to do a complete rewrite. Some authors even have complete rewrites as part of their natural writing process. That is, they write one draft, put it aside, and write a completely new draft without really looking at the first.... Continue Reading →
Kindle Free Titles: Lessons Learned
I debated writing this as multiple posts, but I'll save us all the hassle and keep it a list: Free books get more reviews. My ratings (subjective) were consistently lower than the average ratings on Amazon. Free books have generally higher ratings even if they aren't great (editing-wise, story-wise, etc.) than similar titles which aren't... Continue Reading →
Author Interview: Stuart White!
This Sunday, I woke up to some fantastic news from #PitProm #TeamFantasy member, Stuart White! He's been acquired by the Belcastro Agency!! Please enjoy this fantastic interview and join us in congratulating Stuart!! Who is Stuart White? Too old for Hogwarts, too few midi-chlorians to become a Jedi, too tall for a hobbit, too... Continue Reading →