A Fiery Reckoning Indiegogo Post-Op Thoughts

With the conclusion of my second crowdfunding campaign, it’s time for some quick evaluation of lessons learned. Learning from everything, successes and failures, is how one gets better at anything, after all. So, let’s look at what went right with the A Fiery Reckoning campaign first. Most obvious positives are the fact that I endedContinue reading “A Fiery Reckoning Indiegogo Post-Op Thoughts”

The Problems with #FearlessWomen, and why #FearlessMen Needs to Exist as Well

Back to the blog, for a bit at least, thanks to my first official week off (most of a week, anyway) since beginning my army service. The time in between finishing my Hebrew course and moving to my current base doesn’t count as vacation. 😉 And, as luck would have it, Tor.com again gave meContinue reading “The Problems with #FearlessWomen, and why #FearlessMen Needs to Exist as Well”

Analog Mindset

The debate between advocates of both traditional and indie publishing is still very much on, and it is certainly something that often gets asked of authors, myself included. I’ve talked a bit about my reasons for going indie in the past, but a couple days ago, Brian Niemeier put out an excellent post on theContinue reading “Analog Mindset”

Some Brief Thoughts on Marketing, As a New Author

It’s no secret that for many, many writers, marketing and promotion is much harder than doing the actual writing (and even if the writing is hard at times, I would hope we at least enjoy doing it). I, perhaps unsurprisingly, fall into this category. I’ve never really been a “people person,” in general, and whileContinue reading “Some Brief Thoughts on Marketing, As a New Author”

Promotion: Blog Tours

As the release of my debut novel, A Greater Duty, fast approaches, I’ve been thinking more and more about promotion options, seeing as it’s something important that I’ll need to do, as much as it might not be something I’m naturally skilled at or enjoy. As such, the timing of the second episode of Brian Niemeier’sContinue reading “Promotion: Blog Tours”

Introducing A Greater Duty, Part 1: How We Got Here

There is still some time before the release of my debut novel, A Greater Duty, but it shouldn’t be too long now. Thus, I believe the time is right to begin introducing this story, the product of over a decade of (on and off) work, to all of you. As I stated above, the initialContinue reading “Introducing A Greater Duty, Part 1: How We Got Here”