I’m a smart guy, so there had to be an ulterior motive for me to have two installments of The Fanged Circle available for free. And there is:
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A while back, I promised to make installments of The Fanged Circle available when a new entry was about to appear.
Things haven’t gone entirely as I would like them, so I’m at a point where I only have a few days left in the initial KDP cycle for The Knight. That’s why I’m making use of Amazon’s exclusive benefit three days next week.
A few weeks ago, I had a chance to talk with some of the guys at my local comics and gaming shop. Casual conversation is a normal thing, but this particular talk was all business.
In short, Coffey’s Comics and Games is establishing a local artists section. And, yes, this section includes books.
My eyes lit up at the idea, both from a customer perspective–I like the shop and I want it to do well–and from the perspective of a writer. Of course I’m interested in pursuing getting my books in front of more readers.
Five years ago, I went to a Dragon Con panel featuring David B. Coe. Upon introducing himself, mentioned that having a pseudonym wasn’t as bad as most writers might fear it could be. I was instantly curious about what he was referring to, since it had to be connected to an upcoming project.
Before another year had passed, The Thieftaker Chronicles had begun. The series is listed under the author D.B. Jackson, which is the pseudonym David uses for his historical urban fantasy. As I learned more about the first novel, Thieftaker, I kept thinking, “Wow, what a great idea for a story!” For me, that turned out to be a doorway to reading more books.
I wrote recently about how fast some of my friends can read. I’m jealous of them and their speed reading.
This post isn’t about that.
I’ve noticed that some books read at different rates than others. I’m going to highlight a few choice examples, just to illustrate this further. View full article »