This Broken Earth Book 1 Released Yesterday: The Results

I tried not to go online at all yesterday, trying to get Book 2 of This Broken Earth outlined and squared away before I begin writing it.  This morning I checked Kindle, Nook and Smashwords to see how many copies had been downloaded or purchased. Kindle had 4 copies purchased.  No problem.  Not worried. Nook hadContinue reading “This Broken Earth Book 1 Released Yesterday: The Results”

The U.S. of After Free e-Book Release – Tomorrow!

All the final edits are done, the book has been uploaded and checked by the various websites that will be offering my book for either .99 cents (groan) or for FREE like I intended. Tomorrow I will post all the information you will need about where you can download your copy of This Broken Earth, BookContinue reading “The U.S. of After Free e-Book Release – Tomorrow!”

Some Explanations and Apologies

I have finished all editing and have completed Book 1: The U.S. of After the first installment of This Broken Earth, and fully intended to offer the book for free on Amazon, Nook and iTunes…but they are a corporation, and they want their money.  I tried to publish the books for FREE, but unfortunately since I amContinue reading “Some Explanations and Apologies”

Self-Publishing News: A Round-Up of the Week’s Best Stories

This week I decided to post links to all the stories I have been reading while keeping up with the self-publishing industry.  As a self-published author, it is necessary for me to keep up with industry trends so that I might understand the evolving nature of this market.  Here are a few I felt wereContinue reading “Self-Publishing News: A Round-Up of the Week’s Best Stories”

How to Use Scrivener to Format an e-Book for Kindle and Nook

You all know how I feel about Scrivener, but it is truly the best program for novelists out there.  For $49 it’s a steal and it is really not that complicated to use.  Today I thought I would show you how to format a Kindle .mobi file and an .epub file that is used onContinue reading “How to Use Scrivener to Format an e-Book for Kindle and Nook”