Emerging Author Spotlight: O. M. Grey 2012 Blog Tour!

Please join me as my alter ego, O. M. Grey, embarks on a blog tour next week for her (our/my :-D) YA paranormal romance novel The Zombies of Mesmer! There will be guest posts and poetry and giveaways, like books, gift cards, amigurumi, and A KINDLE! Stay tuned…and look for a blog tour of my…

Power of the Zephyr on KINDLE!

Power of the Zephyr, book four in the Rowan of the Wood fantasy series, is now available on the Kindle for just $4.99, or FREE if you’re an Amazon Prime member. It is enrolled in the KDP select program, so it will only be available via the Kindle in eBook format until December, at that…

Publishing & Marketing Realities: 2nd Edition!

In the coming weeks, I’m going to be revising my popular Publishing and Marketing Realities for the Emerging Author for a second edition release. There have been many, many changes over the past 18 months, and I’d like to incorporate at least some of those changes in publishing as well as marketing in my book….

Power of the Zephyr Now on Amazon!

As of today, our new book POWER OF THE ZEPHYR is available in paperback via Amazon.com. BUY NOW! Within the next week, it will also be available in various eBook formats, including Kindle and Nook. Stay tuned!

Writer’s Bloq

From their Kickstarter: Writer’s Bloq is taking on an enormous problem. Only .03% of manuscripts submitted to publishers are published, and the average self-published book sells under 20 copies. At the end of the day, it’s the same story; it is extremely difficult for writers to get discovered and publish successfully without the substantial backing…

iTunes Podcast Fixed

A few days ago, a new listener brought something very important to my attention: iTunes was only showing the last 10 episodes of the Rowan of the Wood podcast. Further research showed me at all 4 of my podcasts were only showing that last 10! Not okay! So, thanks to the great and speedy help…

Podcasts & Zephyr

Forgive my absence, friends. Starting in September, the Rowan of the Wood Podcasted fiction will return, and hopefully, so will the publishing & marketing podcast. Also, the 4th book in the Rowan of the Wood series, Power of the Zephyr is at the printers! We’re getting our final proof right after labor day, which means…

Pre-Order Power of the Zephyr NOW!

The new cover is HERE! And isn’t it gorgeous? Thanks to the amazing talents of J. R. Fleming, who created the illustration, we have a beautiful new cover for the long-awaited 4th book in our Rowan of the Wood fantasy series. Our first print run will be very small, so pre-order your author-signed copy now…

Submit Your Work of Art!

We’re getting so close! Yes, yes. Nearly a year late, and for that I cannot apologize enough, BUT — we’re on the verge of getting the fourth book OUT and into your hands! In every Rowan of the Wood book, we have a work of art at the front of the book based on the…

Little-in-Big Stories

  This guest post was riginally posted on May 7, 2012 at Making It Up As I Go by emerging author Dan Thompson. Excellent blog. He’s got another great recent article about marketing, or Unmarketing, as he puts it. Check him out! —-{—-{@   One of my favorite kinds of stories isn’t identifiable by ray…