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Story vs Concept – Who Will Win?

So among the many things we must do to successfully self-publish our works, is Marketing. Yeah, marketing with a capitol M, because it’s serious and it means business. 1,326 more words


Finding Inspiration Again in an Old Flame

Tor Books is one of the largest, most successful science fiction and fantasy publishers in the world. Their authors include fantasy giants Robert Jordan, Terry Goodkind, Brandon Sanderson, and many others. 854 more words


Breaking the Laws of the Universe

If you haven’t seen it yet, look up and to the left and check out our new logo! There are a few updates to the website too. 1,360 more words


Oh God Not In The Face: Beta Readers

Beta Readers are the people that we hand out an unfinished draft of our manuscript to with the expressed desire for them to read it, then beat the hell out of us. 747 more words


I Heart Movies

I love movies.

Movies are incredible. I mean, really, really mind-blowingly incredible. And not just the story, or acting, or direction, but when you think about what it takes to get something like that made. 900 more words


The Top 20 Songs I Can't Wait To Hear At The Fray Concert

The Fray is joining Train for their Picasso At The Wheel tour. Also, joining them in Dallas at Gexa Energy Pavilion tomorrow night (5/29) will be Matt Nathanson. 815 more words


Novellas, Self-Publishing, and Our Crazy Big Very Scary Bet (part 2)

Last week I got to talk about how Mark and I got started on our crazy new venture, switching up our childhood dream of writing fantasy novels for the great fantasy publishers of our youth, to deciding to self-publish fantasy novellas. 1,082 more words