Considering options for book sales

About a year ago, I had my books available on Amazon, but also on Smashwords – where they were distributed to other sites such as Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Apple, etc. I chose, at that time, to unpublish them from all the sites but Amazon. My sales on the other site were so pathetic that even to call them negligible […]

My Uncle Mark

Yesterday morning, I woke up to have the news that my uncle Mark had passed on be the first thing I heard. Uncle Mark was my favorite uncle. Don’t get me wrong – I love all my aunts, and uncles, and my cousins, too. But something about Uncle Mark was special. I don’t know what it was about him that […]

Authorgraph and signed book copies

You may have noticed, I don’t do book signings – yet. Eventually, I will, but right at this particular time, they simply don’t work for me. I will, however, happily sign a copy of my book that you’ve already purchased, if you want to send it to me. Or if you’d like to buy a signed copy from me, you […]

Taking offense over a character

I was doing some research a while ago, for an idea rolling around in my head that hasn’t quite reached the “ready to be written” point. In the course of this research, part of which took place in a discussion forum, I ran across someone who got seriously bent out of shape at the way my character was to be […]