Ramblings – Part 3 of 10

Newsletter 043 – July 28, 2023 Hi, Disclaimer: This newsletter and the seven that will follow it were written in advance. This was done to allow me to focus on tasks I have to complete before I can publish my next books (Flood and Fire  and  Jagged Man). In the previous newsletter (#42) I set …

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A Tweener Newsletter

Newsletter 042 – July 14, 2023 Hi, A few of those “life’s little interruptions” I mentioned in some previous newsletters have appeared without warning, so I’m pushing the next “jobs” newsletter (#3 of 10) off for a couple of weeks so I can slip in this extra newsletter about a few things that happened recently. …

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Ramblings – Part 2 of 10

Newsletter 041 – June 23, 2023  Hi, Disclaimer: This newsletter and the eight that will follow it were written in advance. This was done to allow me to focus on tasks I have to complete before I can publish my next books (Flood and Fire  and  Jagged Man). Update (6-22-2023): I have been adding to …

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Ramblings – Part 1 of 10

Newsletter 040 – June 9, 2023 Hi, Disclaimer: This newsletter and the nine that will follow it were written in advance. This was done to allow me to focus on tasks I have to complete before I can publish Flood and Fire and Jagged Man. In a recent newsletter I mentioned that I had updated …

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Learning Curves Are…

Newsletter 039 – May 26, 2023 Hi, Quick Update: The first draft of Flood and Fire is now about 26,000 words, but far from complete. I’m working on it a couple of hours a day, in between video training on some of the software I’ll talk about below. I usually lose a quarter of the …

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What a Difference a Year…

Newsletter 037 – April 28, 2023 Hi, Note: (4-29-2023) The winner of a free autographed print copy of Jagged Man is Diana Hardt. When the book is republished (hopefully later this year) she will get one of the first copies of it. Congratulations, Diana. The newsletter this time is just a brief (semi-mild) rant about …

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To Market, To Market…

Newsletter 034 – March 10, 2023 Hi, I’m still working on my novella, Flood and Fire, and I’ll keep you updated on its progress (which is currently sloth slow), but today I wanted to talk about my marketing campaign for If a Butterfly. Self-published authors are often told there are a certain few things they …

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At Least I…

Newsletter 033 – February 24, 2023 Hi, In the last newsletter I talked about applying for a writing residency in Cove Park, Scotland. I didn’t get it, so I won’t be heading off to the UK this year. I first heard about the residency about a week before the application was due. In my haste …

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I Need To…

Newsletter 031 – January 27th, 2023  Hi, In the last newsletter I mentioned that I had plans for several things I intend to accomplish this year. In this one I’m just going to list them chronologically (without much explanation), but over the next few newsletters I’ll detail how I plan to complete those things. So, …

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