Monthly Archives: September 2013

An optimistic start to a new week

So, I had what’s best described as a soft opening for the book Sunday morning. I call it a soft opening because I announced it here, on Facebook, and another email I sent out to people most involved with it. … Continue reading

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The Outer Marker now available on Smashwords!

Good morning everyone! I have great news to announce! The e-book version of my debut novel is now available on Smashwords. I hope everyone reading this will take time to follow the link and take a look at the book. … Continue reading

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New Cover Revealed

If you’ve ever judged a book by its cover, I hope the novel can be as awesome as this artwork by AJ Hauser. He and I collaborated on making an inexpensive and relatively easy cover thumbnail for the Smashwords website. … Continue reading

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Query Letter, Rejection Letter, Query Letter (Lather, Rinse, Repeat)

I received yet another rejection letter from a literary agency. Out of the five or so letters I’ve received back from literary agents, this one had promise because the agent asked for the first chapter of the manuscript after I … Continue reading

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What will catch the eye of a potential customer?

Last week I received a message from a graphic designer which my friend Stephanie has used for a couple of jobs. After answering his introductory e-mail, we discussed the challenge that lay before me. I was expecting a high fee … Continue reading

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