ABNA Recap

Folks have been asking what happened at the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award, which I attended in Seattle a couple of weeks ago. Here's a synopsis of the trip. In the days leading up to the trip I was growing increasingly anxious, for two reasons. First, I knew I had to speak for several minutes about … Continue reading ABNA Recap

Big Night

I spent the entire evening setting up A Chant of Love and Lamentation to be available directly on Amazon Kindle, Barnes & Noble Nook, and also hardcopy that can be ordered through Amazon POD. I'm exhausted, but it's nice to get that off my mind.

POD People!

I'm now beginning to undertake the next step -- figuring out how to get physical copies of A Chant of Love and Lamentation. Some folks prefer their books the old-fashioned way. I know I do (at least for now).There are four services I'm looking at: Lulu.com, Blurb.com, CreateSpace, and TheBookPatch.com. Of these, the last two … Continue reading POD People!


Just taking a little breather today. I've been working for the last week to get everything up and running, particularly the manuscript. Coming up I'd like to discuss my thoughts on self-publishing vs. traditional. That could be a long post!

Crossing the Rubicon

As of 10:45 pm this evening, A Chant of Love and Lamentation was submitted to Smashwords, where it was successfully converted and is now available! In a week or two it will also become available on Amazon Kindle, B&N Nook, and other platforms. It's official.