Yesterday I shared with you the release of These Broken Worlds. Today I'm sharing The Collective's first release, a short story titled The God-Machine. I am not a contributor in this instance, but I will be in coming releases. The God-Machine introduces readers to a universe where slave scribes produce data for a supernatural entity to … Continue reading #SciFi: The God Machine (A Free Short Story From The Collective)
Writers! The new updated edition of David Gaughran’s Let’s Get Digital is now available at Amazon. I’ve learned a lot from the first edition, and I’m sure a lot of other authors did too, so make sure you get this updated version with all the latest bits of information on how to launch your writing career.
“Let’s Get Digital covers everything from how the disruptive power of the internet has changed the publishing business forever to the opportunities this has created for writers. It gives you practical, hands-on advice, sharing the very latest best practices on editing, cover design, formatting, and pricing.”
“It gives you proven marketing strategies that won’t eat into your writing time and are actually effective at selling books. It also shares tips on platform building, blogging, and social networking, and explains which approaches are best for selling fiction versus non-fiction, and what writers should really focus on.”
There are plenty of other reasons, too, why you should get Let’s Get Digital. Go check it out, read what it is all about, read the reviews. It’s a good book to have as your partner when you venture into the publishing unknown.
I’m certainly updating my old copy.
If you purchased the old 1st edition of Digital, you can grab the 2nd edition for free (instructions below). You won’t actually be able to purchase the new edition from Amazon if you bought the old one, so please follow those instructions to get your free copy.
I’ve news below on a sale I’m running on the companion book Let’s Get Visible, and explain below how this launch has been a bit of a disaster, but first here’s the blurb for the new edition of Digital:
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I grew up reading westerns and it formed a big part of my education. Hell, I even have a Pinterest board on guns used in the Old West. My staple of reading material included, of course, fantasy and sci-fi, but this review is not about that. As I grew older and began asking questions about … Continue reading Devil-beasts and Cosmic Dissonance: A Review of The Widow’s Son
My first entry for 2014 and it's long overdue. I've been so inundated with daddy chores I scarcely had time to complete the editing on the second book. It continues to float in purgatory while being ravaged endlessly by revisions. But there's news. A splinter of light is piercing the dark of the tunnel. Being … Continue reading In Which I Humbly Stand Before You, Hat in Hand…
The free promo day was an interesting experience, but it's clear that I have a long way to go when it comes to exposure for Seals. I didn't spend any money on marketing, just used that which were available to me like this blog, Twitter, and Facebook. I also have a wonderful bunch of writer friends … Continue reading New Price Tag For Seals of Abgal: $1.99
This is old news by now, but I wanted to jump on the bandwagon. I'm not perturbed by this news of Amazon acquiring Goodreads, but I was shocked when I heard it. Mostly, because I did not expect it. But then after the shock wore off, I realized it made sense from a business perspective. … Continue reading Why Amazon’s Purchase of Goodreads Is A Good Thing | David Gaughran
It is done. The color issues have been sorted and The Seals of Abgal is now available in paperback. It looks stunning. It really does, and it's not me being an arrogant twit. Fena Lee did a phenomenal job. I'm going to stick with this style for the series. It makes sense to do so, … Continue reading The Seals of Abgal is Available in Paperback!