After-Action Thoughts on the Launch of A Looming Shadow

So, it’s been just about a week since the launch of A Looming Shadow, book 2 in the Galaxy Ascendant series. Honestly, I wasn’t sure exactly what to expect, though I had hopes of improving on the May launch of A Greater Duty. Fortunately, and thankfully, I have managed to do just that. Between more active marketing, AmazonContinue reading “After-Action Thoughts on the Launch of A Looming Shadow”

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”

JordanCon 2013: Final Thoughts, and Why You Should Go (for real this time)

Now that I’ve completed my JordanCon recap, it’s time to get to what is arguably more important: Why I’ve chosen to attend JordanCon for the last three years, and why you should as well. As I’m a writer, with a plan to get published and make writing my full-time career, and as such I will focus moreContinue reading “JordanCon 2013: Final Thoughts, and Why You Should Go (for real this time)”