About four years ago, Andy Weir gave a talk at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory on The Martian's path to success. As an editor who works with primarily indie authors and authors querying agents, I found it very interesting to hear Weir's explanation of how he "failed" at publishing when he really, really tried, and then … Continue reading The story of “The Martian’s” unconventional path to publication
Last week, author Kia Thomas (@kiathomasedits) put out a call on Twitter: for her birthday, help get her short story, Wings, to #1 in Amazon's Literary Short Story category. For $1.29, I bought the book, and I recommend you do, too! (Looks like she got to #11 that day, which is awesome!). The Hunters hunt. … Continue reading Emotionally mature and complex, one of the best short stories I’ve read! “Wings” by Kia Thomas (a review)
Lucky Strike is now available in paperback, Kindle edition will release October 1! In an especially exciting bit of news, a portion of my review is included in the book! Check out author Thomas Fenske's post (linked below) announcing the release and then go buy yourself a copy (along with books 1 and 2, of … Continue reading Get your copy now! Lucky Strike now available!