Monthly Archives: July 2011

NaNoWriMo Summer Camp

So, starting tomorrow I have a new book to write, or at least part of one. I’ve joined Camp; NaNoWriMo for August, so I’ve got 50,000 words to put together by the end of the month. That’s likely to make … Continue reading

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200 Eggs Update

The first in our line of public domain garden and farm books will be available soon. I’m proofing it one last time, and then will convert and upload. More soon, with links to the Amazon and B&N pages.

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200 Eggs Draft Cover

So here is my first draft of a cover for the chicken book. For some reason I was drawn to this very spare, modern style for the cover, which I admit is an odd choice for a turn-of-the-century book. But … Continue reading

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Monday Links

Happy Monday, everyone! I had a great weekend and I hope you did too. The 90+ weather kept us mostly indoors, though. I heard that 40 states will have temps over 90 this week. Ouch! Anyway, on to publishing info. … Continue reading

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Nonfiction on the way

But it’s going to be at least another week. Re-working books from the public domain takes a remarkable amount of time, more than I expected. I need to learn more about reworking the graphics, and going through round after round … Continue reading

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Monday Links

Happy Monday, everyone! It’s all thunderstorms all the time here in Colorado, where I’ve been busy working on Clary’s first public domain title, a revised edition of Edgar Warren’s 200 Eggs A Year Per Hen. First published in 1899, this … Continue reading

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June Sales

June was not particularly good for Last Night, with zero sales at B&N again, and Amazon sales dropping to zero as well. Free downloads at Smashwords rose a bit, to 29. And the story was accepted into the premium catalog, … Continue reading

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To be a writer

Kris Rusch had another wonderful post offering some comfort to fellow authors who are trying to absorb the changes in the publishing world, and who are perhaps having a hard time adjusting to the new, unfamiliar landscape. It was a … Continue reading

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