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Author Earnings

Like many folks right now, I’m following Hugh Howey’s new project, Author Earnings. I will have more to say eventually. This is just a placeholder post where I can keep links to various discussions and reports on the project. Author … Continue reading

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The 2014 eFestival of Words

Once again Julie Dawson of Bards and Sages publishing is sponsoring the eFestival of Words, featuring the 2014 eFestival Best of the Independent eBook Awards. The eFestival offers much more than that, of course, and this year it will all … Continue reading

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“Into the Rift” will be free, and then…

Just a quick note on Into the Rift, which is exclusive to Amazon’s Kindle Store through Jan. 13. This weekend, Jan. 10 and 11, Into the Rift will be free. If you like sword and sorcery shorts, please take a … Continue reading

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Year-end Summing Up

In 2013 I wrote just under 45,000 words, which means that I didn’t meet my goal for the year. I did write more words than in 2013, which is great. And I’m happy with the story I published, and generally … Continue reading

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Another free day

This Friday, Nov. 29, my short story Into the Rift, will once again be free in all Amazon Kindle stores. There will be two more free days before the story leaves Amazon Select and moves to additional distributors, probably in … Continue reading

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Wednesday check-in

Here’s a quick update on Clary Books and me. Into the Rift is live and has had its first free days on Amazon. So far there has been one sale and fewer than 50 free downloads. Which means no one … Continue reading

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Into the Rift free on Amazon for two days

On October 30 and October 31, Wednesday and Thursday of this week, my newest short story Into the Rift will be free. I haven’t decided yet when the next free days will be, but I’ll post here and on FB … Continue reading

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Into the Rift is live!

Into the Rift is now live in the Amazon US store. I’ll add links to the other Amazon stores on the fiction page as they go live, too. For three months (roughly, to Jan. 16) the story will be exclusive … Continue reading

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Yes, this week

Into the Rift is finally in its finished state, or as finished as it’s going to get anyway. I have to fiddle with formatting, TOCs, and back matter, but later this week I’ll upload it to the various Amazon stores. … Continue reading

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Next week

So I’m working with Into the Rift a bit more after Mr. J delivered a second round of suggestions. And I’ve contacted an editor for a final line edit/proofreading run next week (maybe two. whatever). That means a new publication … Continue reading

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