ReGeneration, Headgames, and Problems With a Girl & a Unicorn (Free)

As promised, ReGeneration & other poems is free today to kick off celebrating National Poetry Month. Every weekday in April, Exciting Press will have free, four-poem micro-collection available; next week, we’ll see The Inevitable Decay of Francis “Fitz-Pack” Fitzgerald & other poems. But that’s not all. It’s not even the biggest. Our very own one … [Read more…]

For Cynthia: Free

“For Cynthia,” the first story from my now-no-longer-exists debut collection Entrekin, is, today, free. God, I love Kindle Select. I know not everyone does. Barnes & Noble and IPG and the SFWA all have all used various methods–refusing distribution and bowing out of contract negotiations and, er, removing links to Amazon titles except where those … [Read more…]

Zihuatanejo

On March 1st, 2007, five years ago tomorrow, I published Entrekin, a self-titled debut collection of short stories, essays, and poetry. If you’ve ever been interested but put off picking up a copy, now’s the time to do so, as it’s your very final chance. I said that once, back when I pulled it from … [Read more…]

My Experiences with Lulu (and, now, CreateSpace)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Anvi9tWsIAk

I should open this post by noting that Lulu made possible many of my achievements as an author, and for that I’m grateful. Back when I first decided I wanted to experiment with publishing and make an actual book people could actually buy, Lulu was the best way to do so. CreateSpace was, of course, … [Read more…]

The Prodigal Hour, Edited

Yesterday, just the day after my birthday, I got the copy-edited manuscript of The Prodigal Hour back from my editrix. She had let me see some of the pages before she’d finished, so I’ve already started the final polish–which is basically what this is. A couple outright grammatical errors–I think every manuscript has a few, … [Read more…]