Monthly Archives: December 2011

The first 11 days…

For those of you who are interested in learning more about how things might unfold for a new independent author in the initial days after publication, I thought I’d share a little bit about what’s happened so far. On Dec. 17th, I

The first 11 days…

For those of you who are interested in learning more about how things might unfold for a new independent author in the initial days after publication, I thought I’d share a little bit about what’s happened so far. On Dec. 17th, I

Snag a copy of Mirror for free today

There will only be a couple days where anyone can snag a copy of Mirror for free over the next several months–and today is one of them! So don’t forget to grab a copy while the (free) getting is good–and

Snag a copy of Mirror for free today

There will only be a couple days where anyone can snag a copy of Mirror for free over the next several months–and today is one of them! So don’t forget to grab a copy while the (free) getting is good–and

Image of first two reviews on Amazon for Mirror

Thank you, early reviewers

So I woke up to the delightful sight of two fresh-off-the-presses (or should I say keyboards?) reviews of Mirror on Amazon, and I just had to share them. If you’re reading this, kind reviewers, thank you!

Image of first two reviews on Amazon for Mirror

Thank you, early reviewers

So I woke up to the delightful sight of two fresh-off-the-presses (or should I say keyboards?) reviews of Mirror on Amazon, and I just had to share them. If you’re reading this, kind reviewers, thank you!

Cover art for the book Mirror

Mirror went live on Amazon early – whoo-hoo!

You can get your copy of Mirror already; turns out the 12 hour warning I got at 3 when I uploaded it was exaggerated this time around. Tis the season to get it as a great gift for the urban fantasy fan

Cover art for the book Mirror

Mirror went live on Amazon early – whoo-hoo!

You can get your copy of Mirror already; turns out the 12 hour warning I got at 3 when I uploaded it was exaggerated this time around. Tis the season to get it as a great gift for the urban fantasy fan

publishing notice from kdp

Publishing…

I was so excited when this little notice popped up after I’d spent two days figuring out exactly what I wanted in every section of kdp publishing form (and messing with all the formatting, as you could tell from my

publishing notice from kdp

Publishing…

I was so excited when this little notice popped up after I’d spent two days figuring out exactly what I wanted in every section of kdp publishing form (and messing with all the formatting, as you could tell from my

Formatting for Kindle: Lessons Learned

Alright, so I think I figured out solutions to all the formatting hurdles that were thwarting me yesterday and today. A cluster of these problems ended up revolving around trying to follow all the directions from Kindle’s simplified formatting guide–turns

Formatting for Kindle: Lessons Learned

Alright, so I think I figured out solutions to all the formatting hurdles that were thwarting me yesterday and today. A cluster of these problems ended up revolving around trying to follow all the directions from Kindle’s simplified formatting guide–turns

Formatting for Kindle: Challenges

Well, I’m beginning to discover that the process of formatting for KDP is a bit trickier than the directions make it seem–and the directions don’t exactly make it seem breezy. Last night I was up until almost midnight (I’m normally in bed

Formatting for Kindle: Challenges

Well, I’m beginning to discover that the process of formatting for KDP is a bit trickier than the directions make it seem–and the directions don’t exactly make it seem breezy. Last night I was up until almost midnight (I’m normally in bed