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  • Outwitted

    Outwitted

    I might have outwitted myself. My post entitled Vanna Depresses was a tongue-in-cheek look at the division between self-publishing and traditional publishing. But if you’ve never heard of a “vanity press” or a…

  • Vanna Depresses Hope Depression Signpost

    Vanna Depresses

    A lot of people have warned me to watch out for Vanna D. Just like her namesake on that long-running television game show, she’s quite a make-up artist. Vanna D offers cosmetic assistance to self-published…

  • Eye-dropper

    Seeking galactic marketing advice

    I released my first e-book yesterday. As usual, the launch itself was anti-climactic. After months of research, weeks of design, days of testing and hours of i-dotting and t-crossing, I clicked on…

  • Tortoise and Hare

    A Marathon, not a Sprint

    Feedback is rolling in for Goodnight Sunshine. I’m trying to absorb it as a whole without focusing too much on the details. Trying to give my writer’s mind the time and space required to…

  • Dancing with Capitalism

    What do I do when my book is ready? When I finally accept that it is what it is, and prepare to release my first story for public consumption…? I am willing to sign the…