Category Archives: The Business of Writing

Lots of Options, here

The digital versions of “The Big Bend”, “Hog Valley”, “Twisted Key” and “Lonesome Cove” are now available on several platforms, including Amazon, Kobo, iTunes and Smashwords. To celebrate this major (for me, anyway) publishing step, I have reduced the retail … Continue reading

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You have to get down in the weeds to win

You have to consider your writings as products and market them if you ever hope to show a profit. The “Art” of writing well is a skill you have acquired over time and through a great deal of effort. Your … Continue reading

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The Business of Writing

This has been a troublesome year as far as my profitability goes (I am a past master at understating the obvious). First, I spent way too much of my savings on setting up an E-Commerce page on a new web … Continue reading

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A Very Disappointing Outcome

Well, after ten weeks of hassles and frustrations, I have NO web site of any sort. None.  It’s all gone away. I will be getting my money back, but due to all of my attention and funds going into the … Continue reading

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I’ve Been Stuck in Web Site Hell…

…Since January. Every available penny has gone into financing the build of a new web site with an integrated blog and an E-Commerce page where I can market the audio book versions of my novel directly to the public. Sales … Continue reading

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Profit and Loss Vs. Me

There is an Ebook download alert at the end of this, I promise. But I have a few things to get off my chest, first… Okay, I get it. I’m never going to be “Rich”; It may be that I … Continue reading

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E-Commerce vs. Me

My goal for these winter months has been to set up a new web site with e-commerce capability. In simple terms, I have been working desperately to get a business running online since mid-January. It has not been as easy … Continue reading

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The Odds and Sods of my Life

Oh, how I wish I had one. A Life, I mean. In a very technical sense of the word I suppose I do; for example; I’m still breathing, and mobile, and I can carry on a conversation (as long as … Continue reading

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A Brief and To-The-Point Note from My Narrator/Producer

Neill D. Hicks, the man who narrated and produced the audiobook versions of “The Big Bend” and “Hog Valley”, sent me the following to post for you: A Note From the Narrator Transformational Products Gary and I have been producing … Continue reading

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A correction to my last post, if you please

In the first section of my previous post I wrote about recovering my rights to distribute the audiobook versions of my first two novels (The Big Bend and Hog Valley) from Amazon, Audible and iTunes. It might be that you … Continue reading

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