Chapter One: The S-Classer of the novel, StarChild, has been converted into a beautiful word cloud via worditout.com. As Jeremy endures the aircab driver’s crazy maneuvers through the skies of Layer Seven, he envisions his new career as a wonderful, thrilling life changing event. And yes, Jeremy’s life will change.
Self-publishing – why are there so many rules? Look, the perk to being an indie author is having total control of creativity, deadlines, and event planning. But as I read author interviews, blog posts, and other internet fodder, I have noticed that there are a few specific “rules” that writers “must” follow. No, I refuse … More Oh, These Silly, Senseless Rules!
City-State ventured into the cold, blistery winter weather on Saturday. I arrived at MacDaddy’s Winter Fest in Cape Carteret, North Carolina. I was joined by two additional authors: Dave Atwell and Chrissy Lessey. Dave is the author of Rotting Frontier, and Chrissy is the author of The Coven. Both Dave and … More City-State Stays Warm and Cozy at Winter Fest
James and I are excited to announce that our first novel, StarChild, will be released chapter by chapter here on this blog! Select the page titled “Read the New Novel – StarChild” on the main page. This will lead you to a link that will take you directly to each chapter. Yes, of course, you can read … More S-Classers, the Illegals, and the Senate – StarChild Comes to Life Chapter by Chapter
James and I want you to be a part of City-State! Join our email list! I promise I will not fill your inbox with nonsense, nor I will not send out a ton of messages. I will send out emails regarding beta reads, upcoming reviews, new releases, and events. Be a part of the progression … More email@example.com
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One of my first unique opportunities from blogging arrived earlier this month. I took part in a review of a short story that is being released today in the Amazon store. My role in this was reading the story before its release date and creating a review to…
It’s HERE! It’s LIVE! James and I finally announce the release of The Dystopian Nation of City-State: An Anthology in PRINT! The paperback version is available via Amazon for $9.99: http://www.amazon.com/Dystopian-Nation-City-State-Anthology-Corruption-ebook/dp/B00PYHAPT0/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1422662911&sr=8-1&keywords=The+Dystopian+Nation+of+City-State And, as always, James and I want to share our pitfalls and peaks while storming through the rough seas of self-publishing. Moreover, James would … More Self-Publishing Reflections: The PRINT Version
What’s going on in City-State? There’s more in the works! Here’s an update… James and I are working on a new duel-to-the-death reality show short story! The working title is “The Blade’s Edge: Family Edition” (don’t worry – this will change). It’s going to be intense, somewhat relatable, and a little bloody. Well, this piece … More Updates from City-State – A Deadly (Rough) Reality Show and Create Space
Don’t have time to read a full-length novel or book right now? Short stories are the new trend! The Dystopian Nation of City-State has a plethora of shorts to capture your attention and keep you moving through your busy day! Check out the reviews and our work on Amazon and Goodreads. They … More Need a Quick Read? BUY THIS! AND… Support Indie Authors!
In the intimidating, overwhelming, scary world of self-publishing, obtaining honest, yet critical reviews for potential readers is crucial, right? Yes, reviews – honest reviews – are vital to marketing your work. James and I have two publications that are live, and we are constantly learning about the realm of self-publishing (we have full-time jobs, so … More A Writer’s Time to Reflect – How to “Kill Your Senator” and Get Reader Reviews