The Fashion of Hating Amazon

It’s become quite fashionable throughout the publishing industry to publicly bash Amazon. They’re destroying independent bookstores! They’re running roughshod over publishers! They’re hurting indie authors by locking them into exclusivity! I have seen numerous blog posts expounding upon all these claims, and for the most part, I don’t dispute them. Is Amazon destroying independent bookstores? […]

JUST CAUSE Universe books now available everywhere!

The Just Cause Universe books (Just Cause, The Archmage, Day of the Destroyer, Deep Six, Jackrabbit, and the JCU Omnibus Vol. 1) are no longer exclusive to Amazon.com. You can now download them from Smashwords, iTunes, and Barnes & Noble. And of course, all the full-length novels are also available in print if you like […]

The shouting after the rest is over

Having completed the successful launch of my first anthology, The Good Fight, I thought it would be appropriate to take a post to review the process. Things I Did: Publishing other writers is a dangerous occupation, not for the faint of heart. There are contracts. Payments (in some cases). Negotiations. Back-room deals. You have to […]