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As I’m putting the finishing touches on my latest novella, AS IT IS IN HEAVEN, I am also getting ready to spend the winter months holed up and marketing my other twelve books. I do this intensive…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Spelling Dec 3, 2014.
After almost a solid month of plotting, characterization, pacing, and creating setting, I finally wrote the last sentence to my new novel before I start the revision process. Feeling elated I sat…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Spelling Dec 10, 2014.
Author of gritty, noir thrillers and middle grade/YA science fiction and paranormal.
Amazing! Just when I thought my writing career was over; just when I started to slip into a deep, dark hole of despair; a spark of opportunity reignites it. It started months ago when I realized that pumping out twelve novels in a three year period can sometimes create immature and unseasoned work. So, after I finished my last novel I decided to take time off from writing and take a fresh look at my large collection of work.
I began by re-reading and editing my entire three…Continue
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SILENT INVASION - Currently #1 ON AMAZON
Posted on June 27, 2015 at 7:43am — 1 Comment
As most authors now know Amazon is going to start paying authors for the amount of pages read and not for each complete book. I’m not certain how I feel about this. On the plus side, it could free readers up to explore more books if they are only going to pay for it if they like it. On the negative, most casual readers never finish a book or do it over a long period of time. And how about if readers skip a section? What will it do to royalties?
Of course, there are other…Continue
Posted on June 25, 2015 at 5:00pm