A Minor Rant

Abusing Book Categories for the sake of Visibility. Indie authors in general are a savvy bunch. They're using advanced Facebook ad techniques, reader magnets, AMS ads, they know analytics, pricing sensitivity, the importance of covers, tight editing and, yeah well, you get the picture; there's ...
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A New Cover for Tag

  In preparation for the paperback edition of Tag (only three years overdue) I thought we would give the cover a makeover.

The Final Time Free on Amazon (maybe :))

As readers of Tag will know, the date 15 March 2110 has a fair significance in the plot; no secret (it’s on the front cover) that’s when 6.3 billion people are going to die, so I thought it fitting that on the 15 March 2013 …

A New “Free” Policy

As a lot of you know I’ve given away nearly all of my books from time to time. I’ve been thinking, and talking with my publisher :), about how to reward my hardcore fans and we’ve come up with what I think is a groovy …

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Back To The Future

As busy as Protophormia terraenovae Back To The Future – Writing With Bangkok Wet in the editor’s hands, I dusted off, The Zumar Chronicles, folder and took stock of where I was. I had stopped this project back in April or May 2011, because I’d hit …

Fifty Thousand Downloads and thanks

It’s a milestone of sorts, I guess. With this latest free run, the results of which are posted above, I crossed over the 50K mark for books given away. I know that a lot of other authors have had more, and some less. Not something …

Selling Advertising Space in my eBooks

Got an idea I want to run by you… Yeah you, reading this – do you see anyone else around here? Okay, ready? Good. There’s been a lot of talk going around about “free” being detrimental to authors and books in general by denigrating their …