Tag Archives: books

No NaNo for me

After the success I had in 2017, last year I ambitiously thought I was going to do NaNoWriMo every year and pump out a new Paranormal Curio novel each time. Unfortunately, last year I got stuck. The Pembroke Engine remains … Continue reading

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Book in flux

I’ve recently had the privilege of getting some excellent feedback on Gray Area, which I’d like to get released at some point. This is the kind of book where I really needed feedback, though, because it raises such huge questions … Continue reading

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The next book

Since getting The Well of Moments out, I’ve been wondering what to do next in terms of book releases. I basically have three books sitting in the can right now: Gray Area, and the first two volumes of Merchantman Halflight. … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a book cover

Now that my release is out, I thought I’d do a fun post to help out fellow indies looking to do their own book cover work. Here’s a rough breakdown of everything I did to put together my most recent … Continue reading

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It’s the final countdown!

Yep, had to go with a song lyric for that one. The excitement goes with what I’m feeling right now. My proof copy of The Well of Moments arrived Wednesday, so I was able to approve the proof and place … Continue reading

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The sequel is boarding!

At last I have the rest of the beta notes I was waiting on for The Well of Moments, and I’ve incorporated the appropriate changes along the way. Moreover, I’ve worked out the kinks of the hyphenation and microspacing algorithm … Continue reading

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The microspacing problem

I miss cooking. While my foot continues to recover, I have tended to use it less and stay out of the kitchen for long periods because wearing slippers has been bad news and the floor is way too cold. Hopefully … Continue reading

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Books in 3D

I’ve been an admirer for some time of the cool 3D images some authors are using to promote their books, and especially their box sets. I don’t have a box set yet, but I do have books and I’d love … Continue reading

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Sequel cover reveal

My new cover is ready! Well, it’s ready except for figuring out the spine and adding the back cover text. I have the image setup with sufficient spine width and bleed, but it can’t be finalized until the text is … Continue reading

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Christmastime Potpourri

With Christmas coming I’ve been pretty distracted, and so I’ve slacked off again on the blog. Oops. So this post is a bit of everything. To start with, the Friday before last I had a bit of a plumbing disaster. … Continue reading

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