Local Beans

Let’s talk about something mundane. Coffee. Wait? What? Coffee’s not mundane, you sonofa—— you might be thinking. I actually agree with you. I drink a lot of coffee. I prefer dark roast, like a French roast. I normally grind my own beans and sometimes even use my French press. Something of a coffee guy I … Continue reading Local Beans

Being Indie

There are a host of reasons as a writer to pursue traditional publishing or indie publishing (aka self-publishing). Each lists a number of benefits; each lists a number of problems. For me, before I had dove into the task of drafting query letters for my novel, The Good Teacher, I learned of the idea of … Continue reading Being Indie

Leaving Amazon

Once again, I am leaving Amazon. Well, not entirely. What I am doing is stepping away from having my books enrolled in Kindle Select. It was a decision I’ve toyed with on many occasions. Was it better for me to keep all my eggs in that basket or to spread it out? Was it better … Continue reading Leaving Amazon

Ebook Sale Begins Today!

May the 4th be with you! Starting today, all my ebook works are going on sale! See the links below! I have 3 for free and another 5 for only $0.99 apiece. That means for $4.95 you can own all the terrible writing I've put out so far! (Or just grab the free stuff and … Continue reading Ebook Sale Begins Today!

Hey, Publishers! You’re doing it wrong.

Yes. It’s me. I am that pesky, no-named, unknown, little independent writer. I am that beligerant sonofabitch who believed myself too good for the system and got in bed with Amazon in order to sell my crappy books. Yes. It’s me. I am here to tell you that you are doing it wrong. Far be … Continue reading Hey, Publishers! You’re doing it wrong.