Here is the thing about copyright... as soon as you write something it is copyrighted. BAM done. Conversation over. Unless you need to prove you wrote that work. Huh. Hmm. Or Amazon comes to you and says 'Hey, are you the owner of this work and also prove that you are.' And I was like… Continue reading Copyright when self-publishing? Yay? Nay?
Lost Magic is now up for pre-order! Lost Magic on Amazon Fifty years ago the Alignment between our universe and the Realm started. With it, an influx of Universal Energy which powered up the Earth's ley lines and people who are sensitive to it became wizards, witches, or psychics. When the Alignment hit translucent spirit… Continue reading Lost Magic Book 1 of The Alignment Pre-order
I have a problem. And that problem is being disabled. I mean, inherently when you have a chronic illness that disables you it sucks. And it is an unsolvable problem... just one you can improve sometimes via 8000.456 methods you have to try. It is not the problem I am talking about. It is a… Continue reading Patreon account and the dream
This is a post about self-publishing. And how you have to be great at every aspect of the production. And there is a learning curve to all of it. My self-publishing mistake, in the beginning, was my cover design. So I make my own covers. And I have learned a lot while doing so. Believe… Continue reading Blogtober: Self-publishing mistakes you’ve made
You know sometimes I much about with various apps to find something that will work for book promotion. Here are the book promotion images I came up with using a new app. These book promotional images are in addition to ones: Utilizing those awesome reviews you get Using a book blurb Having just a short blurb… Continue reading New promotional images
So I made a few book promotion images with short excerpts on them. Hard to find an excerpt to put in from a whole book, I'll tell you that. I just winged it. Anyway, these will work for marketing in several places. I will have to come up with some others without excerpts as well.… Continue reading Book promotion images
Writing is my thing. And I write books. Then I self-publish them. And... then what? Book marketing and maintaining your author platform. All skills we learn along the way. Book promotion and marketing I wasted two hours of my life on a video presentation on how to basically how to successfully market your book. It was… Continue reading Writer woes: Marketing and the author platform
This is my newest book publication. It isn't under my pen name, as that is for fiction. This is a humor based book about chronic pain. Do you have pain? Have you had pain so long that you don't even remember what not pain feels like? I mean is that even a thing? Not feeling… Continue reading The Chronic Pain Manual
This is Book 1 In the Rift World Series, I have started called The Surge The series gets more complex as it goes along. In the first book, we are introduced to the character, a bit of her history, attitude, the world, and some of the problems within that world. Due to the inherent problems in this… Continue reading The Surge: Book 1 of Riftworld
This was my Nano cover when I was finishing up this novel. And that is the placer title I used: Rift World. It has something to do with the world, but not the plot in general. I could still use it and it would work. A lot of my placer titles do generally work. I… Continue reading What will the title be?
I am going back to using a pen name. I have a thing for using a pen name. I like the idea of keeping my non-fiction separate from my fiction. I suppose that means I'll have to change the address of this blog, but for now I just changed the header. I chose Lil Hamilton.… Continue reading Pen name
I have mostly stuck to ebooks for my publishing but I have decided with the series I have I will go with Amazon's createspace to put books online as well. It is an easy process. I already went through it with one and it came out well. It can be ordered in ebook White Witch… Continue reading Bring on the Books
This is in regards to their paper based venture, not obviously their ebook venture which would not be on the bookshelves… I do use them, and others, for ebook publishing. Not sure I would for paper based. Hard to say. I was always open to options. I have set aside that ambition for a while… Continue reading Amazon finds its books aren’t welcome at many bookstores