PUB 101: Introduction to Indie Publishing for Indie Authors

Introduction I said I was going to do this, so here is the first in a series of posts on what I’ve learned in the process of self-publishing my first novel, Waking Woods. I’ll preface this by saying that I’m not a world renowned author. I’m still learning as I go, building an audience base, andContinue reading “PUB 101: Introduction to Indie Publishing for Indie Authors”

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First Week

Hey readers! Great first week (even if it was a short one) with 19 paperbacks sold, and a total of 8 eBooks sold. I’ve also submitted my book to Smashwords for distribution to Barnes & Noble (for Nook readers), Sony Reader Store (for Sony eReaders), the Diesel eBook store, and others. I am simply tryingContinue reading “First Week”

Official Paperback Release!

It happened. It’s here. We’ve been waiting for it, and now it’s here. Waking Woods has officially migrated to Amazon.com, and is available for order. You have two options for purchasing it: through Createspace or through Amazon.com. Just a reminder: purchasing it at amazon.com helps my sales rank and makes it more visible to otherContinue reading “Official Paperback Release!”

7 Ways to Help an Aspiring Author

Happy (or perhaps not so happy) Wednesday everybody! I was looking forward to checking Amazon this morning and finding my paperback available. Still no such luck, unfortunately. The days are dwindling now, however, and it should be available within the next day or two. In anticipation of this, I’ve adapted a recent blog post byContinue reading “7 Ways to Help an Aspiring Author”

iBooks Version Goes Live

For those of you looking to read Waking Woods on your iPhones or iPads, the eBook is now available through the iBookstore! Get it now for $2.99, or give the free sample a try to get a taste of magical Myros and the mystery brewing in Maine. Paperback is not yet up on Amazon.com, but IContinue reading “iBooks Version Goes Live”

Christmas Morning

You know that feeling you get on Christmas morning when you open up a present, and it’s exactly what you wanted? That is exactly the experience I had last night when I opened up my package from CreateSpace. A Beautiful, shiny, amazing new book. With my name on the front. And the spine! And theContinue reading “Christmas Morning”