March 2018

Space Rogues 2 Cover and Title Now Final

Space Rogues 2: Big Ship, Lots of Guns That’s it! That’s the title, and this (Over to the right) is the cover! I’ve been typing (It’s a working title) for so long it’s almost second nature. Gonna take some getting used to not using it now, well for book 2 that is. Book 3 is officially underway so, you know, plenty of fun potential titles to come there. This cover though. An old friend who I used to see all the time via 360|Flex did the artwork. We traded a lot of emails going over my initial “here’s what I’m thinking”. I sent two really crappy doodles (you’ll have to get the book to see them, they’ll be included in the back). One, the one he chose had a scribble, ‘big…

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The Importance of Not Rushing

I’m not a patient person. Amazon two day (when it works) delivery is my friend. Amazon Prime Now is my best friend. I make a business decision and want to see the results immediately. I place an ad in AMS (Amazon Marketing Services) and I want to see it’s impact immediately. You see where I’m going with this. Patience, while a virtue, isn’t something I’m good at, and it often bites me. Today’s case in point. I published Space Rogues in August 2016. I rushed into it. It wasn’t well (at all) edited beyond me and friends. It had “developer art” for a cover. I should have waited. Over the next just over a year, I updated the manuscript (Hired an editor/proofreader), had the cover redone, etc. I track major…

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