#12books12months

I'm insane. I'm insane and stubborn, and while the publications will be one book every month September 2018 - August 2019, this was several years in coming. Two of the twelve books were published first through a small press, but after deciding to go indie, I decide - why not let all these books fly... Continue Reading →

Going Indie

As most of you know, I was picked up by a small press in 2016. They published two books in my Warlock of Rochester series and a stand-alone paranormal romance, but as I've grown in my day job in the industry, my creative direction has changed. Though it may be a bad rom-com cliche, my... Continue Reading →

Platform Building

Aspiring authors have it tough. Large online sellers like Amazon have driven down book prices. Those with an already made platform can still succeed, but to cut costs, publishers have cut publicists and marketing. Indie authors and small press authors are familiar with doing their own leg work. Perhaps seeing their success is what drove... Continue Reading →

Life at a Small Press

I've been at a small press for about 8 months. My experiences there have been a mix though mostly positive or neutral in tone. Several unexpected lessons popped up, and I believe anyone who finds themselves with a contract from a small press needs to consider the following. Marketing The lion's share of the marketing... Continue Reading →

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