06 Mar 2012 08:41
I’ve received news that Republica Press, which currently publishes five of my e-books, will be closing on March 31. This is a bit of a surprise and is driven, in part, by the PayPal brouhaha/controversy/debacle, whatever you’d like to call it. However, it is also because well, running an e-press is a lot of work. I’m disappointed, of course, but would like to thank RP for getting me started, and all the help they’ve given since.
I think RP’s story shows that publishing is harder than many think. For everyone who says, “Oh, you can self-publish now,” this is true but — who will get your ISBN? Who will do your marketing? Your cover art? Etc. All of that takes time, and personally, I don’t have the time to do all that, write stories, take care of my family, etc.
The situation for now is that my books are still available on Republica Press and at places like Amazon for the rest of the month. This includes the Exiled series: Exiled, Young Blood and All Too Human. Also The Hunted Key and M
05 Dec 2011 21:03
Looks like I've inadvertently sown a little confusion, so let me clear things up.
Rhythm and the Blue Line (R&B) is by no means finished. There's quite a bit left in it. However, I post at several sites and am trying to keep things "even" on all of them, so no one site gets ahead.
Horses in the City is a Christmas story I wrote last year that I thought I'd post. It won't interfere with R&B. Chs 13-15 or 16 will start going up Wednesday or thereabouts.