In the time that I have been part of the Writing Community on Twitter, I’ve had the privilege of getting to know a number of people who bring an enhanced level of skill and talent to the mix. These people are among us and in this feature, I want to introduce a few of them.
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I arranged this interview with Indie Connect Books founder, Rebecca Yelland, to shed a bit of light on one of the more exciting things happening in the writing community on social media. Rebecca is passionate about supporting independent authors and was happy to answer some questions for me. More information about indieconnectbooks.com is below the
Storm At Dawn quietly entered the arena this past weekend on a little table, in a curling arena in the middle of southern BC, Canada. It was an inauspicious launch for the second book in the Rubicon Saga, but it was exactly how I wanted it – no Drama! Well, maybe there could have been
A little over a year ago, I only had one novel. I was a bit panicked because I’d set a precedent and I had to write a follow-up to We Are Mars. To say I was intimidated, is an understatement! How was I going to write a new book to compete and compare to a
If you had told me five years ago, that I would be a science fiction author with one book out, and another on the way, I would have laughed at you. Seriously. Even today, I have a hard time grasping what has happened since I dived in and did this thing. I sit here today,
The promotional journey for We Are Mars has been an interesting one. As an indie author, I’ve found events are the hardest thing for me to organise and to get onto my calendar, but when I do, I have loads of fun and wonder why I’m not doing more. In recent months, I’ve attended a
I have a confession to make… I absolutely LOVED the Kelowna Comic Con! The event was amazing and I met so many great people. I enjoyed the vibe and the spirit of the event. If you’ve never attended a comic con, now’s the time to dive in. There were some great celebrities – people that
We Are Mars is close to its four month anniversary and it’s time for me to take a step back and ask the hard question – How are we doing, book? SALES So far, I’ve seen modest sales. No surprises there – I am bootstrapping into a flooded market place. But the sales I’ve had
I am fascinated by writers with the ability to produce volumes of work around a central theme or set of characters. Doug J. Cooper is one of those authors and his Crystal Series #, a set of four books, is a science fiction volume that is worth much more than just a passing glance. Doug’s
We Are Mars is off to a running start out there is Book Land. I gave it as good a shove forward as any doting parent should. Now we shall wait and see if it will fly on its own. The marketing continues, but all the hard, ‘getting off the ground’ stuff is behind us.