Hey gang! Just letting you all know that the third book in the Wyrd West, The Vigil, is alive! It’s about twice the length of the first one, so the series is a full novel’s read now. And now that there’s three, Amazon has even given me my own series page! Remember you can Pay […]
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The last time I wrote about book pricing, I focused on my ebook strategy. Now I’d like to supplement that with the addition of paperbacks. A little background for you. When I first decided to self-publish (Almost) Average Anthology, it was an experiment of sorts. So many people were publishing…
I’m excited to announce that an excerpt of Showdown (Wyrd West Chronicles #1) will be appearing in July’s issue of SciFan Magazine, a magazine that publishes strictly science fantasy and LitRPG. And next month, they’ll be publishing Survivor, a story in the Toy Soldier Saga! Check it out! Want to get all of my work […]
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I’m delighted to announce that an except from Showdown will be featured in July’s issue of SciFan Magazine, and the entirety of my Toy Soldier story, Survivor, will be featured in the August issue! And yes guys, you can get these in PRINT!
SciFan Magazine is a publication devoted to “science fantasy” as a genre. So what is science fantasy? They explain on their website in the following article. And don’t forget to check out the footnotes, because they provide some extremely useful information!
I would say that quite a lot of what I write is probably “science fantasy,” including the Wyrd West Chronicles and the Toy Soldier Saga, and even my work for Tales of the Stellar Deep. Other science fantasy authors include but are not limited to: Jack Vance, L. Sprague de Camp, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Andre Norton, Terry Brooks, S.M. Sterling, and Anne McCaffrey.
“Science fantasy is a mixed genre within the umbrella of speculative fiction which simultaneously draws upon and/or combines tropes and elements from both science fiction and fantasy. It also sometimes incorporates elements of horror fiction.” 
Science Fantasy (SciFan) is a genre that is often ignored. Not too many people are familiar with the genre, but it was originally coined in the late 1930’s by John W. Campbell, Jr. in his magazine that was (ironically) entitled Unknown.
The Science Fiction genre is often defined as the improbable made possible, whereas the Fantasy genre is commonly defined as the impossible made probable. So then, what is Science Fantasy (SciFan)?
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Great article on the types of readers that a self-published indie author is especially likely to see.
As an author, you will encounter many different types of readers over the course of your career. Some will turn into adoring fans; others might remain a mystery. Here are five types of readers you’ll probably come across:
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Today is the day! If you’ve been waiting for the Wyrd West Chronicles to release to other formats than Kindle, they’re here! PDF, epub and more are available. If you’re looking for the best way to support my work, I get the best percentage (better than Amazon) at Smashwords and DriveThruFiction, and I’m having a […]
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