Tag Archives: business of writing

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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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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Reality Bites, and Other Interesting Bits

Oh, yes it does. It saddens me to announce the following; I have to increase the price on the Kindle versions of my novels by $1.25. This will take effect in short order. It is not greed that drives this … Continue reading

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Comments to a reader on Kristen Lamb’s new blog post

One of my readers, Cindy, who is also a new friend, sent me an email about Kristen Lamb’s recent post (titled “Five Mistakes KILLING Self-Published Authors” ) this morning, and asked if I agree with what she had to say. Here’s … Continue reading

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“Lonesome Cove” update, and more

It’s been a busy week around here. Yesterday – I can’t remember any further back than yesterday, except for when I was three years old, and that’s not relevant to this story – I drove to Ocala for a photo … Continue reading

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Writing is business, business is war, and I’m in a hell of a fight

  I’ve got 3 novels in the market now. In case you haven’t noticed we are in a ‘down’ economy, and it’s likely to get even worse before it gets any better. And I see the results in every royalty … Continue reading

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“Twisted Key” is now available

  My third novel, “Twisted Key”, is now available for purchase. What follows is a brief description: Terry Rankin has a new client; Fatima al Natsche, a Muslim woman living under a sentence of death for her work on behalf … Continue reading

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