Today marks the official release of the first of what I hope will be many translations of one of my own books: Fábulas del bosque (Spanish version of Woodland Tales)! For those of you interested in finding out more about this project of some 2 years, go take a look at its page here. HaveContinue reading “!!! Book Release: ‘Fábulas del bosque’ !!!”
Howdy all! There is now officially a back to school sale running on all my titles from now through September 1st. All e-books 50% off from most e-tailers and all print copies 20% off when ordered from the Ash Tree Media store. Hurry on over and take a look while supplies last!
This morning I am thrilled to announce the official release of the next book in my latest series: Knights of Aralia Book II: Evil Rising! For those of you who have pre-ordered already, my sincerest thanks, and I truly hope you enjoy this, the first book I ever drafted with the intent to publish someContinue reading “!!! Book Release: ‘Knights of Aralia Book II’ !!!”
Anthropomorphic fiction is a genre that many writers have explored over the millennia, myself included. Writing with your main characters as animals rather than people can be an interesting, and in some ways even liberating, experience. However, with freedom comes responsibility, and thus there are certain rules that one must follow in order to writeContinue reading “Writing Anthropomorphic Fiction”
Book reviews are one of many marketing tools available to authors and publishers. A glowing review from a recognized source can really work wonders for your book’s reputation, while a well-circulated negative review can just about ruin your chances of success. But regardless of whether a review is positive, negative, or somewhere in between, thereContinue reading “Marketing Matters: Book Reviews”
Writing nonfiction is an art form unto itself, as I mentioned in a previous post on the subject, However, while that post was concerned primarily with the fundamentals of writing nonfiction, this one is concerned with another important aspect: making sure that the nonfiction you write is actually readable.
One way to potentially expand your audience is to offer your work in more than one language. This is especially true if you have extensive distribution networks in countries and regions where a given foreign language predominates. I made a post on translating some time ago, but the emphasis of this post is how toContinue reading “Translating Your Work”
We all know how helpful it can be to get someone else’s opinion on our work. Sometimes our own inner eye simply isn’t enough to catch all the problems with a manuscript, be they with the story, the grammar, or something else entirely. Hence, a good editor or beta reader can be worth his weightContinue reading “Editors and Beta Readers”
It’s been a while since I’ve done a list post, so for my final substantial post of the year, I figured it might be fun to list a few ways you can turn your passion for reading into a profession.
Afternoon, all! BookTrib released a review of my latest book, Knights of Aralia Book I: Remnants of Light on their site today. It’s a fun little read, so be sure to go check it out. But be warned: the bottom portion of the review may contain mild spoilers. BookTrib also created a neat author pageContinue reading “BookTrib Review: ‘Knights of Aralia Book I’ (and More)!”