Monthly Archives: April 2011

Indie Publishing for International Writers, Step 5: Market Your Story Part 1, Websites & Blogs

This is the fifth post in my continuing series INDIE PUBLISHING FOR INTERNATIONAL WRITERS, a step-by-step guide to getting your stories into (digital) print. I’ll be doing each step with you, learning as you do, because I’ve never done this before … Continue reading

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Exciting News & Great Early Reviews – The Short Story America Anthology, Volume 1

I have some exciting news. A few months back Short Story America chose one of my stories to appear in their Anthology of their Best Stories of 2010. The hardback edition was released today. My story that was chosen is called Into … Continue reading

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Haiku #9: How It All Began

From the darkness the birds sing, drawing him from the path, into the woods. From the Haikupalooza archives. No service, support, or guarantee is provided for these haikus. 

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Indie Publishing for International Writers, Step 4: Format Your Story

This is the fourth post in my continuing series INDIE PUBLISHING FOR INTERNATIONAL WRITERS, a step-by-step guide to getting your stories into (digital) print. I’ll be doing each step with you, learning as you do, because I’ve never done this before … Continue reading

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Could Piracy Be Good For You?

When music industry revenues collapsed after the introduction of MP3s, many writers became worried. While musicians have been able to find alternative income streams – including touring and merchandise – writers generally have one: their stories. Not even Stephen King … Continue reading

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Do You Prefer Print Books? Enjoy Them While You Can

While I might beat the self-publishing drum at times, I don’t celebrate when I hear publishers are in trouble, or bookstores are closing down, because there are always people behind the headlines, and it has ramifications for the entire book … Continue reading

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Making Money From Writing, Part 3: Sales Channels

For the last two days we looked at the various markets where you can sell your short stories and novels. Yesterday we covered the reasons why you should be cautious before you self-publish your work. Today we are going to … Continue reading

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