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Into the New Year…

Well … I didn’t meet my NaNo goal by the end of November. Matter of fact, I was about … um … 44,000 words short, BUT! I have a valid excuse. I’d mentioned if I didn’t finish 50,000 words by … Continue reading

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NaNo and F.A.T.E In Our Own Hands

Earlier this month, I hopped onboard the NaNo bandwagon, hoping to jump-start my latest novel TANGLED WEB. So far, I’ve … oh, if you don’t know, NaNo is short for National Novel Writing Month, an initiative where thousands of writers … Continue reading

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50 Reasons Why My Debut Novel Sold 10,000 Copies! (Final)

– Before Launch – After Launch (pocket-burning) – After Launch (free to low-cost) Misc 41. Previous publishing credits: Long before I wrote my first novel, I published short stories online, mostly for critique. Timbooktu got the creative juices boiling, and … Continue reading

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50 Reasons Why My Debut Novel Sold 10,000 Copies! (PT 3)

– Before Launch – After Launch (pocket-burning) After Launch (free to low-cost) 25. Converted to e-book: Duh, right? But you’d be surprised at the number of authors who haven’t converted their print books to e-books. Why purposely miss out on another … Continue reading

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50 Reasons Why My Debut Novel Sold 10,000 Copies! (PT 2)

Continued from Before Launch: After Launch (pocket burning) 18. Soft launch: We built demand for SELLOUT at a gradual pace. Of course, we informed family, friends, and associates in our mailing lists, but we kicked off the soft launch in … Continue reading

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50 Reasons Why My Debut Novel Sold 10,000 Copies! (PT 1)

10,000 copies sold! 10,000! Man, oh man. It has taken me a while to soak that number in. That’s 5 figures! Before starting this journey, I’d dreamed of us selling 10,000 copies of my debut novel Sellout, but for it … Continue reading

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Win A Kindle Fire!

My book A Hard Man is Good to Find is part of this summer campaign! For more details, go to http://www.thekindlebookreview.net/summer-kindle-giveaway/

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Stay tuned…

Every time I look at my website, I think, “man, I need to update this thing.” I mean, dang, I have a banner that says “Author of the hot new novel SELLOUT!” Uh … Sellout came out almost three years … Continue reading

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Where’s the freakin’ time?

It seems the conspiracy to keep you from doing the things you love starts when you wake up. Kids, the spouse, work, school, family, friends, pets, social events—they all impede on precious “me” time. Once you’re sucked into the daily … Continue reading

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2012: A Year in Review

2012: A Year in Review I’m waaaay overdue on a blog. Now that I’m out of school, it’s time to get it crackin’ again! First off, let me again apologize for my website. I’d been talking about an overhaul since last summer, … Continue reading

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