by Julie-Ann Harper Self-publishing is booming, and with this transition comes a plethora of organisations worldwide offering author services to writers. But what if your budget doesn’t extend to a professional editor, typesetter, cover designer, and so forth? Does this mean your book will not meet industry standards, be of poor quality, or sadly never be […]Read More The Best DIY Tools to Publish a Book on a Budget
Howdy friends! I’m looking ahead to the summer event season. I’ll be out and about in Western Canada. Here’s the events I’m looking at. If it’s italicized, that means I’ve been confirmed by the organizers and I will for sure be there. June 8th & 9th: The Penti-Con (Penticton, BC) – I’ll be presenting a […]Read More Where I’ll Be This Summer
I was so pleased to appear on an episode of Alan & Jeremy vs. Science Fiction with the awesome World Fantasy award-winner and multiple-award nominee Cat Rambo! Alan & Jeremy select a story, usually a classic in the field or something generating a lot of current buzz, and they invite a sci-fi author to read […]Read More Alan & Jeremy vs. Science Fiction: CL Moore’s “Shambleau” with Cat Rambo & Diane Morrison
The Authors Guild objects to publishers’ new and increasing use of so-called “morals clauses.” These contract provisions allow publishers to terminate a book contract, and in many cases even require the author to repay portions of the advance already received, if the author is accused of immoral, illegal, or publicly condemned behavior. Publishers insist they […]Read More The Authors’ Guild Objects to Morals Clauses – Here’s Why
Happy Friday! Here’s the sixth book trailer for Gunsmoke & Dragonfire! It’s the last one you’ll see before the special February pre-order price at Amazon ends. On March 1, we go up to full price. So get it here now! This time we’re focusing on sci-fi westerns: “Red Tide Rising” by Sara Codair, “Orcus Express, […]Read More Book Trailer Drop: Gunsmoke & Dragonfire Book Trailer #6!
There’s still a couple of days to get in on the Kickstarter if you want any of the great rewards! Check it out here!Read More WE DID IT!
Altered Instinct kindly did an interview with me to highlight our Kickstarter and anthology! Last year, as readers of the blog may know, I had my first Weird West tale published – The Clockwork Cowboy in the Hideous Progeny anthology from Writerpunk Press. It was my first step into a Wild West frontier remade into a world […]Read More Welcome to the Weird West – and a Kickstarter to explore
M.D. Neu interviewed Gunsmoke & Dragonfire author Sara Codair for his blog this week! They talk about Sara’s debut novel, Power Surge, which is included in some of our Kickstarter reward packages. But they also talked about Gunsmoke & Dragonfire. Read the whole article at M.D. Neu’s website.Read More Interview with Sara Codair
Missed the Inklings Press Thunderdo- er, I mean, the interview with Brent A. Harris and Ricardo Victoria, Gunsmoke & Dragonfire Authors? We’re replaying it on my YouTube channel in a Premiere this morning at 9 am Pacific / 12 pm Eastern. We’ll be talking about their work with Inklings Press, their Sidewise Award nominated co-written […]Read More Video Premiere: Interview with Brent A. Harris & Ricardo Victoria