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Change of Plan ?>

Change of Plan

For the whole time I was writing Before Dark, I intended that it would be a free promotional tool. Even when it balooned from a 5,000 short story to a whopping 50,000 word novel that was still the plan. But that was before I discovered that it was essentially impossible for me to offer the book free through Amazon at this stage, and I had to rethink. I’ve had Before Dark listed free on Smashwords, Apple, Barnes & Noble, and…

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Houston, We Have a Problem ?>

Houston, We Have a Problem

And unsurprisingly, the problem lies with Amazon once again. I don’t think I’ve made a secret of my dislike for Amazon’s treatment of Indie authors; it’s hard to like a company that tries to force us into exclusivity deals and whose constant undercutting of competitors is putting many smaller outlets out of business. I’ve also always felt that as authors, we should be allowed to offer our titles for free if we want. Other retailers allow it; and after all,…

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Before Dark: A Tale of the Temple ?>

Before Dark: A Tale of the Temple

  Before Dark is finally available through Smashwords and should be listed on Apple, Kobo, Barnes & Noble, Diesel, and others within the next two weeks, if all goes well. It’s been a long time coming, and I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t petrified of finally letting it go out into the world – but for better or worse, here it is. In the world of the future, vampires are real. Escaped military experiments gone horribly wrong, they…

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