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Elegy of Efforts, Part 3

So this week, I’ve done some more things to drum up popularity for Highsong and thought I’d share them. * Took out a Facebook ad, because they offered $50 for free. * Took out a small banner ad on one … Continue reading

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Refrains of Reviews

I promised I’d talk about requesting reviews from folks.  Really, the whole process reminds me of querying.  You pitch your book, and these people will accept or reject it.  Luckily, most of these guys are not nearly as picky as … Continue reading

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Flutes of Fiction Friday

My entry for The Domestic Fringe’s Fiction Friday.  I figured I’d post the first chapter of Highsong. Chapter 1. The Trellia had a song all its own. Harp heard it. The science-vessel’s twin engines cutting through light years of space … Continue reading

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Elegy of Effort, Part 2

So, it’s been a week since the book released.  I’ve sold 23 copies between Amazon and Smashwords, got two 5-star reviews and one 4 star on Amazon, and have 2 independent bloggers willing to review the book.  Not too shabby! … Continue reading

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Expressions on Ebooks, Part 1

For those who care, I think I’d like to ruminate on ebook publishing for a moment, because this experience has definitely changed the way I’ve looked at publishing and my dreams of hitting it big. I’m not going to weigh … Continue reading

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Buy Highsong Now

Well, it took a while, but Highsong is now available for purchase.  Huzzah! Kindle users can go here. And other types are available here.

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Fifes of Formatting

I figured I needed to say something about formatting, since it’s pretty critical.  In real publishing, the fastest way to get your stuff rejected is to format it incorrectly.  I know that I as a reader would be irritated by … Continue reading

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