Audiobooks Begin!

Want to know a secret? I’ve been an audiobook narrator for awhile, reading everything from history to romance. I’m not great, but I’m not that bad either. Anyway, I’m finally ready to begin recording my own personal audiobooks! First I’m going to record, edit, master, publish SOPHIA’S JOURNAL. Lily has agreed to read for it, and I can’t wait to get it in production! After it’s released, I’m going to roll straight into recording the other books in the Infinite Vampire series (at least the first one or two). It takes me a really long time to make audiobooks, but…

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The Createspace Covergate of 2018

If you want to publish print on demand books, there are few options. The most widely used is Createspace, a company which is now owned by Amazon.com. Createspace is great; I’ve been using it for years and years without complaint. Recently though, things have changed. For a while, it seemed like a crapshoot whether a cover would be accepted or if it would be kicked back for edits. The process isn’t instantaneous, it requires about a day’s wait between when you upload the cover and when you find out if it “meets the specifications.” The trouble was that I could…

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Infinite Vampire Series Wordcounts

The Infinite Vampire Series is about 484,000 words! SOPHIA’S JOURNAL: 10,000 words BLOOD 4 LIFE: 102,000 words QUEEN’S GAMBIT: 144,000 words MAELSTROM: 105,000 words* ANTIVENOM: 123,000 words* * subject to slight change in proofreading and final edits.  

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I Published my First Book

I published Infinite Vampire I: BLOOD 4 LIFE on May 7, 2017. I told about 15k people about it, and had 150 people buy the book! (1%). As of this writing, approximately five weeks after publishing, BLOOD 4 LIFE has 33 reviews and an average rating of 4.8 stars. Next week I’ll be publishing the sequel, Infinite Vampire II: QUEEN’S GAMBIT, and I’m very excited. Each new book–and all the effort put into the launch and marketing–helps boost the first book.    So far, any income generated has paled in comparison to the money spent on actually making professional books,…

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