For book/ebook authors, publishers, & self-publishers
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.
Author of gritty, noir thrillers and middle grade/YA science fiction and paranormal.
Just a quick update to keep my followers in the cerebral loop. I'm working on a new book that is a stand-alone story but also book #2 in the End Time Series. It is based on an idea I've had and kept in the vault for years. The subject-- what lies after the end of existence.
As I've mentioned before the going is slow with this one due to the near…Continue
Posted on July 29, 2016 at 7:30am
Progress with my new novel is going slower than I anticipated. It’s hard to focus on storytelling during these long, lazy summer days. That’s okay… I feel content. It wasn’t always this way. Two decades ago, when I decided to focus my life energies on making it as a novelist, a slow-down like this would have driven me to the asylum. Thinking back, boy was I hungry to make it. Hour after hour, day after day, year after year… rain, snow, or sunshine, I would be in…Continue
Posted on July 22, 2016 at 12:28pm
There have been a lot of changes to Amazon and how it sells books since I broke from my agent and started on this solo indie adventure. A few years ago, the process of self-publishing an ebook was much simpler. You wrote a manuscript, edited, formatted, designed a cover, uploaded the file, and poof… it was available for sale all over the world. If the story you wrote was any good you just might have sold a bunch of copies. If you were hard-working and totally…Continue
Posted on July 7, 2016 at 6:30pm
Wow… it’s been a while since I checked the visitor stats on my blog and I must say I am impressed at the amount of hits I have been receiving. Last month, my blog received more than 25,000 hits. That’s more than some book sites that sell advertising. Yesterday alone 1,350 people clicked on and checked it out. I sincerely appreciate the interest.…Continue
Posted on July 1, 2016 at 8:14am