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PARABOLIS Review: Engaging the Audience in Layers

I think the best stories come to us in the most interesting ways. Yet again, I have encountered an author and a world in the most unexpected of places. I first saw Parabolis  in an imgur post a couple years ago. I bought the book immediately. I regret that it took me this long to read.

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My Short Story is Live! – “Wolf’s Moon Night”

As promised, here is the link to my short story, “Wolf’s Moon Night”, which was published today on FiveOnTheFifth.com:

http://www.fiveonthefifth.com/vol-2-issue-4-story-2

Thank you to Five on the Fifth for accepting and publishing my story! Continue reading My Short Story is Live! – “Wolf’s Moon Night”

Friday Write Day: Revisions Phase 2

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I did not come into Manuscript: Beta intending to rewrite entire sections, entire chapters, or even entire characters. I thought it would simply be a matter of using the foundation I had with Manuscript: Alpha to write a more polished story. Continue reading Friday Write Day: Revisions Phase 2

Friday Write-Day: I’m Being Published!

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Yes! At long last my first work is being officially published somewhere other than my own website!

And no, it’s not my book… That would be insane if that was being published all of a sudden. Are you insane? I might be. Continue reading Friday Write-Day: I’m Being Published!

Marketing Your Novel: Online Press Releases

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Disclosure: I work for a marketing firm. While I have no formal education in marketing or business and would never claim to be an “expert”, working in online marketing for two companies over the last  four years has taught me a lot. This series will explore the marketing strategies I will use to promote my upcoming novel.

A few weeks ago in this space I discussed the specific marketing channels I would be using to achieve my goals for 2017, including the publication and distribution of my first novel, The Warden of Everfeld: Memento.

I have already discussed two of those channels (Facebook and PPC Ads) in previous posts, so now I’d like to discuss my third marketing channel: press releases. Continue reading Marketing Your Novel: Online Press Releases