A 90-minute crash course on self-publishing
This past weekend, I was lucky enough to both organize and participate on an amazing self-publishing panel (though it’s over, see my original announcement for more details). For those of you who couldn’t make it, you missed a 90-minute, crash course on self-publishing success, failure, resilience, and prediction.
Six Suggestions for Book Reviewers
Reviewers provide budding authors–and other readers–with an invaluable service, the unbiased consumer review. This is an especially precious service in an age when we can’t wholly trust the literary gatekeeper we had (traditional publishing) nor, even if we could, depend on it to keep up with the avalanche of indie books coming down the pike…and are going to continue receiving in the coming years.
A Reason to Live – 30% off on Kobo
A Reason to Live, Finding Emma, and one bad twelve are all 30% off for a short time on Kobo.com!
Just enter the promo code “KWLsave30” on checkout. And you can cruise a host of other great indie titles at Kobo’s sale page, including titles by Konrath, Crouch, Mayer, and Lyons. I believe the sale may end after the weekend, so head over there now!
And if you don’t have a Kobo e-reader, never fear. You can get the Kobo Reader software & app for any device at www.kobobooks.com/apps.
Suburban literary horror? You bet…FINDING EMMA just released
I’m excited to announce I’ve just wrapped up a sinister novella project that’s been tickling my brain for years. Inspired by Stephen Dobyns’s masterful Church of Dead Girls, I take a frightening peek–not at the unknown–but the very well known.
Do you have neighbors? Did you ever wonder what goes on behind their doors? Then this should be your next read…
No one likes Jack. His wife is gone and his neighbors avoid him. He’s a recluse and a creep and that’s just the way he wants it.
But when ten-year old Emma goes missing in the nearby woods, the eyes of his neighbors turn on him in fear and accusation, escalating as the days pass. The answers they–and the reader–get, however, are the last that anyone would suspect…
Finding Emma is a disturbing novella of literary horror totalling 17,500 words or about 70 paperback pages.
You can nab Finding Emma at Amazon and Kobo for just $1.99.