Posts Tagged ‘award winning’

Mark your calendars for the release of BLOWN!

THE BIG NEXT BOOK ANNOUNCEMENT! I know what you’re thinking…What the heck took that bald headed guy so long to come out with another book?!You know the old adage, “Can’t rush a good thing.”First, let me say thank you to all my readers and followers for making Breach of Power such a huge success. It…

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Next Book Announcement on Friday!

The countdown is on! On Friday (Jan. 16) I will reveal the new book cover and all the details about the upcoming release. I will make the announcement in my newsletter, so if you haven’t signed up yet, do so before next Friday or miss your chance to be one of the first to get…

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And The Winner Is…

Congratulations go out to left coaster Juli Jackson for winning the newsletter sign-up contest. Juli won signed copies of the three Jake Pendleton thriller series paperbacks. Congratulations again and enjoy reading!

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Your Publishing Imprint Is A Reflection Of You…

WHAT’S IN A NAME? First and foremost, your imprint needs a name. It is a reflection of you. Either who you are or how you want to be portrayed. Like most people who got into the independent publishing business for various reasons, I had to choose a name for my imprint as well. I wanted…

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Do You Have the Right Mindset For Independent Publishing

Previously we’ve discussed a few basics before you get started with your independent publishing venture—Toolkit, Types of publishing options, and more. Now let’s see if you have the proper mindset to move to the next step… From this point on, you cannot think like an author. That will make this so much more difficult than…

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Publishing Unchained—Publisher Responsibility

  My father once told me that if something was worth doing, it was worth doing right. I took the same approach with writing and publishing. Don’t confuse the two. This book is not about writing. The market is already flooded with wonderful and informative guides about writing and writing well. All I can suggest…

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Publishing Unchained—AUTHOR/PUBLISHER TOOLKIT

  What do you need before you publish your book? This is an important question since you need to be promoting your book months before it becomes available. The world needs to know you’re an author or publisher. The world needs to know you have a book for sale and that they want to buy…

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Publishing Unchained—Introduction

Over the course of the next few weeks I will post sections of my book about publishing entitled Publishing Unchained: An Off-Beat Guide to Independent Publishing. The first snippet is the introduction below. Designed as an eBook for Kindle, Publishing Unchained is also available for sale in paperback. Here is the link if you’re interested…

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Time Travel with Dad

  The title of this blog might sound like science fiction, but I assure you it isn’t. Rather it’s a voyage back in time; my father’s time…and he took me along for the ride and what I saw was a glimpse at what his life was like growing up in La Grange, Georgia during the…

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Crunch Time Again! ~ But what does that mean?

Crunch time. We’ve heard it said many times. Everybody seems to have one and it means something different to each one of us. Basically it’s a deadline. Like being tied to a railroad track while a locomotive is bearing down on you. Can I get untied and off the track in time? For a writer,…

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