New Release: Dead Run

The website has been down, and what better way to test it than with a new release?¬†My first release since we found out about Mother Hen’s brain cancer! It’s a wonderful step forward. ūüôā Dead Run On a run for her very life‚Ķ For Mira Escala, a new job overseeing docks at Abashiri Sky City represents a new start. Until she winds up in the wrong place at the wrong time, witnessing the wrong event. Accused, her life on the line, and with no one to trust, Mira runs. Before someone sends her on a long fall through the clouds below. A 9600 word science fiction suspense novelette. Amazon | Apple |¬†Barnes and Noble |¬†Kobo | Smashwords (Other retailers like …

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Changes In Progress

This is a quick update to let everyone know that I’m still alive and kicking. I have a few new releases, but I’ll officially announce them here once I get something else out of the way… Which is the website itself. I haven’t been completely happy with it for a while, but I think I finally know what I want to do with it. The issue is figuring out how to make it happen.¬†So, please forgive the dust as I work on it. Things might look a little odd once in a while as I try things out. Meanwhile, enjoy a free download of “Night of the Aurora” ebook until January 1st, 2013. At that point the price will go …

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“Amazon Serials” Launch – A Few Thoughts

Along with everything else they are launching this week, Amazon also launched a new service called “Kindle Serials (Great Reads, One Episode at a Time)”. Their description: “Kindle Serials are stories published in episodes. When you buy a Kindle Serial, you will receive all existing episodes on your Kindle immediately, followed by future episodes as they are published. Enjoy reading as the author creates the story, and discuss episodes with other readers in the Kindle forums.” Kindle Serial Submission page Kindle Serial Front Page First, yes you need to submit to them. You cannot opt into this through KDP. Web serials, also called webfic and litfic, have a long tradition on the internet. Websites like Tuesday Serial, Web Fiction Guide, …

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May 2012 Release – The Great Salmon Run Cake Fiasco

In keeping with the schedule of one new release every month, the release for the month of May is the short story “The Great Salmon Run Cake Fiasco”. Yes, it’s as silly as it sounds. Do not drink while you are reading it! “The Salmon Run Men’s Club, the General Store cafe kitchen, and the one-month anniversary of the Callahans in Alaska… All the ingredients needed for a messy disaster of legendary proportions…” Amazon – Barnes & Noble – Smashwords In other news, I will be away from the internet for at least a week. Hopefully no more than that, but I don’t know for sure. In the meantime, I’ll be writing away on new short stories, and then a …

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Spread The Word – Kris Rusch – Royalty Statement Update 2012

Kris Kathryn Rusch’s blog was hacked about 12 hours after she posted an update to the infamous Royalty Statement. For anyone who didn’t read it, it was reporting ebook sale underreporting by many major book publishers. It’s gone on to be one of her most famous posts, and people still talk about it. Not only did her main site go down, but then when she reposted it on another of her sites, *IT* then went down. And now it’s posted on her Livejournal, and it looks like that has malware on it already. Yeah, a lot of people are speculating about it. It ranges from conspiracy theories, to stalker issues, or a tremendous amount of bad luck. Me? I think …

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