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Scrivener to PDF to Createspace to PAPERBACK!

For a long time I have been outputting Word files from Scrivener in order to upload them to Createspace. This was always a huge pain in the ass, because I would have to tweak the word files to make them … Continue reading

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Step One — Raise Some Money

I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve seen writers say that they can’t afford editing, and they can’t afford artwork, and they can’t afford proofreading, and so on. Let me explain something when it comes to publishing. If … Continue reading

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Active Authors Alliance

Right around the time I quit my job at Target Headquarters, I also stopped using my Fitbit. That was in February 2014. For the next year and a half I wasn’t as active and gained some weight. Unlike working in … Continue reading

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Fantasy Sale

All three of the books in my Legend of the Crystals fantasy series are on sale for 99 cents today! Get them while you can. Crystal Warrior Crystal Origin Crystal Legacy

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Code of Ethics

Recently a number of high-profile authors have demonstrated lapses of judgement and engaged in unethical behavior. Although I know this is nothing new in publishing, I thought it would be a good time to list my own ethical principles when … Continue reading

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Mythology and Causation

Note: The opinions herein are my own and are not intended to support or deny anyone else’s opinion no matter how idiotic. Myth: Getting 50 “likes” is magical and Jesus will hold your book up, live, on the Jesus Show, … Continue reading

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Stop Freaking Out

I’ve been involved in self-publishing for a few years now, and one of the things I see a lot in this business is what I like to call FREAKING OUT. Whether it’s about sales, lack of sales, reviews, lack of … Continue reading

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