I went over to the dark side and joined Kindle Unlimited.

After a year of very disappointing sales, unsuccessful marking attempts, and a stalling out of reviews, I caved. I joined Kindle Unlimited, and it’s making me (small amounts of) money. I didn’t want to do Kindle Unlimited. I even blogged about it. I didn’t want to limit my books to only sell on Amazon.com, which is the key requirement of Kindle Unlimited. I published my books on every platform, but none of them except Amazon saw any traction. So, this summer I pulled the plug and only have my books for sale on Amazon.com, which allows me to enroll them…

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Infinite Vampire Box Sets

Recently, I tweaked the Infinite Vampire series books’ covers and fixed all known typos in them. I ordered sample books, and they look phenomenal, so I’m ordering up another batch to make box sets! Each set will include all 5 books (SOPHIA’S JOURNAL, BLOOD 4LIFE, QUEEN’S GAMBIT, MAELSTROM, ANTIVENOM), a custom bookmark featuring the trademarked Infinite Vampire logo, a postcard, and a sticker! Oh, and I’ll autograph each book in the box set! Because these are printed on demand, the cost per book is high to begin with. I can get a slight discount if I order 10 of each…

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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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