09May

Daemon Academy/Her Acquisition

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  • Book Acquisition, Daemon Academy, Her, Publishing, Publishing Deal, Traditional Publishing, Writing
I am happy to announce that my young adult horror short story, Daemon Academy, has been acquired by Oftomes Publishing. The story follows Avlynn, a new freshman at the prestigious Kemper Academy, where things are not as they appear to be. This Halloween-themed short story, which has been re-titled as Her, will be releasing in October 2017. […]
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10Sep

Blood Books Acquisition

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I am thrilled to announce that my three-book Blood Books trilogy has been acquired by Oftomes Publishing. All three books, which follow Avah Taylor, a mortal witch in the midst of a centuries-old war against the immortal vampire race, are slated to release back-to-back in 2017, with the first book, Blood Rose, releasing in June.
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29Feb

Stop judging. Start celebrating.

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  • Publishing, Reading, Writing
Over the past few years, I’ve noticed quite a lot of hate toward certain writers and/or specific genres. Since I write mostly romance, I knew I’d eventually receive those verbal lashings, too. And today, it finally happened. When someone came across Blood Rose on Twitter, his response was this: “YAWN; check E. George, or R. Chandler, for […]
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29Mar

5 Self-Publishing Myths Debunked

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I’m only a few months away from the release of my debut novel, Blood Rose. Lately, I’ve been contemplating whether or not I should pursue the traditional route or the self-publishing route. (I briefly discussed the pros and cons here.) To me, the traditional route involves querying agents, approaching publishers, etc. The self-publishing route allows for […]
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22Dec

The Never-Ending Battle: Traditional vs Self-Publishing

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  • Editing, Get Published, Narrative Ink, Publishing, Self-Publish, Self-Publishing, Traditional Publishing, Writing
With my debut novel nearly complete, I’ve been contemplating whether or not to pursue traditional publishing (landing an agent, editor, publisher, and contract) or self-publishing (selling my work myself on websites such as Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Smashwords, iBooks or in independent bookstores).
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