IndieReCon 2014

There is a great online conference for indie authors coming up soon. It’s called IndieReCon, it’s free, and it looks fantastic. The speakers are a who’s who in indie publishing including JA Konrath, Barry Eisler, David Gaughran, Joanna Penn, and others. You can register and learn more here. The IndieReCon schedule is amazing and […]

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Systematic Podcast Interviews Keith Blount

Cool interview about my favorite writing app Scrivener. Brett Terpstra host of the Systematic podcast on the 5by5 Network interviewed Scrivener developer Keith Blount. The interview was back in September of 2013, but I just came across it now. Interesting stuff. I also find it amusing that the host of Systematic, Brett Terpstra […]

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Rafflecopter Comes to Life at Midnight

Since I’m using the free version of Rafflecopter, I can’t control the start time. Regardless of the date chosen the giveaway starts and ends at midnight. I was curious the Rafflecopter widget would turn on right at midnight, so I waited, then right at midnight I refreshed my browser and boom, my giveaway […]

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Audiobook First Month

I’ve been chronicling the process of turning my book, The Asset, into an audiobook during my ACX Audiobook Case Study. The Asset audiobook has been out for one month, so it’s a good time for an update. Audiobook marketing is a lot tougher than book marketing. There just aren’t many places that are […]

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How to setup a giveaway with Rafflecopter

How to Setup a Giveaway with Rafflecopter

I’m setting up an audiobook giveaway using Rafflecopter. I teamed with four other thriller authors for the giveaway which runs from January 22-26th. In the video above I’ll walk you through behind the scenes in setting up a multi-author giveaway using Rafflecopter. You can checkout my giveaway here: Send to Kindle

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year

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Lee Child Advice for Writers

Lee Child Advice for Writers: Ignore All Advice

Best selling author Lee Child of Jack Reacher fame, offers his advice for writers in the video.   Amazon.com Widgets Send to Kindle

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Audiobook Production with ACX Case Study (Part Seven)

Audiobook Production with ACX Case Study (Part Seven)

As I’ve been walking you through the audiobook production process with ACX we get to the final step: ACX validation. The validation process took longer than expected. We did have one issue during validation, one of the audio files uploaded was unedited. My narrator/audiobook producer was able to fix it and re-upload it. I would […]

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CIA Thriller The Asset on Sale

CIA Thriller The Asset on Sale

A different kind of post on this blog, but I’m excited to announce that my CIA thriller, The Asset, is on sale until Monday, November 25. This is just the second sale I’ve had since publishing my book nine months ago (wow, time flies), so make sure to order before then if you […]

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