Category Archives: publishing

First Book Panel

This was a discussion panel at the Santa Barbara Writers Conference — I’m here in purple answering our wonderful moderator Lorelei Armstrong, author of In the Face. SBWC: First Book Panel from Ninety Degrees Media on Vimeo.

Posted in: Blog, publishing, writing

Santa Barbara Writers Conference

“Why would you want to?” my agent said. “You don’t think I need to?” “You’re a published author,” she said, giving me that look, the look that says I picked you out and we worked our keyboards off and you got published by a real publisher and that means something look. “Well,” I say, “that was your … Continue reading →

Posted in: Blog, publishing, writing

Panel Tactics

  At LitFest Pasadena I represented my science fiction book Future Past out of Eternal Press.  The panel discussion centered on ‘crossing genres’, between science fiction, fantasy, on-line games, literary fiction and screenwriting.  I was prompted, however, to discuss literary fiction and briefly plug Night Must Wait and speak about my ambitions to continue in … Continue reading →

Posted in: Blog, publishing, writing

May First Release

    Here’s a glimpse of what happens Wednesday, May 1  at Eternal Press Releasing Authors will be on hand to promote their new titles — go to  http://etermalpress.biz/chat.php First session is at 2PM EDT Second Session is at 7PM EDT Drop by and say hello to the Authors.  Invite a friend. I’ll try to … Continue reading →

Posted in: Blog, publishing, writing

have a look!

My pitch for the Nigerian novel is one of the ten featured right now… http://www.10pitches.wordpress.com A great deal of fun to read all of these….

Posted in: Blog, publishing, writing

Night Must Wait and history

Most readers asked about expatriate writings on Africa will think of Let’s Not Go To The Dogs Tonight, West with the Night, Out of Africa, all of which are memoirs. This is not, though it may attract some of the same audience fascinated with Africa. Maybe we can consider The Poisonwood Bible and Nowhere in Africa … Continue reading →

Posted in: Blog, history, publishing

news

Thanks to friends and readers– the Amazon free promo days for my ebook Night Must Wait put it at #72 overall in the top 100 free downloads, and all the way up to #4 in the genre of Literary Fiction. I received a message from German blog xtme that I hit #10 in top 100 free … Continue reading →

Posted in: Blog, publishing, writing