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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

I joined Bookbub to widen my exposure. I've gotten some notes and probably some sales out of some very minimal effort, so it was worth the free admission. As I wrote some place here yesterday, I'm beginning a rewrite of my 2013 political dystopian novel. That story came in at about 65,000 words, and... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, January 17, 2020

I was about to take my animals out for a walk in the snow when it hit me. When I'm in this kind of mood, I need to write another murder story. 'The Murders On Staines Road' story I did before all of this current nonsense started is selling very well as a book, ebook, and as an Audible book. Proper... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Dumb Question for Listeners of Audible Books

Would this be of service to you? I'm not sure if I can do this yet, but if I could, would it make you more inclined to buy one? Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Superior Nights

The lake at sunset! This is Lake Superior over by Marquette. The bay is almost frozen. You can see the ice floes in the background. Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, January 5, 2020

If I can keep up my energy level now that I've turned my cell phone off, I intend to put up an audition for a 22,000 word short story. In the mean time, I was posting the intro to a re-write I am doing, and I was struck with the 'beauty' of the quote I used. I read a lot and on occasion, I will find... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, December 29, 2019

This article has a lot of good points. Check it out! Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, December 28, 2019

I collect quotes. Most are just for posting here. I find a quote, sometimes make a comment about it, and viola, I have a post. Sometimes I collect them for additions to lead-ins or segues to stories and chapters. This quote is an example. This would make a nice quote for the Utopian/dystopian story... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, December 22, 2019

I've been working on getting my 'inner author' to answer the call one side of my brain is sending out, but the other side has the incoming ringer shut down. In my entire life, I can only remember one other time where I couldn't hammer out 600 words without even trying. As Dorothy Parker wrote in her... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

ACX University Video

I may have posted this 25 minute video before, and if so, I apologize. This one is on promoting your material. If you've been here long at all, I am constantly promoting something. Everyone has a method to do it, and ACX has a few helpful pointers in this YouTube video. Yes, these are from an audio... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, December 16, 2019

ACX, the production side of Audible, is dragging its feet in approving new audio books. The non-holiday wait time is about six days. Now, it is taking them ten days just to approve the technical stuff, and then another eight to ten days to 'pack it up for retail.' I have three stories in various... Sign in to see full entry.

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