John Wilker

I'm a science fiction writer and conference organizer. In 2017 I published my first book, 'Space Rogues', a fun Sci-Fi adventure with a fun cast of characters. I'm also the co-founder of 360|Conferences, a conference and event logistics consulting company.

Know What Tomorrow Is?

If you said, “The 26th?” You’d be correct, but that’s not what I meant. What I meant it’s Space Rogues 4: Stay Warm, Don’t Die-Eve! That’s right, right now, like literally, right this second, you can buy and download (or get a paperback in a week) So do it, go get it at whichever fine ebook selling establishment you prefer (because options rock!!) I’m really excited to share the forth adventure of Wil and the crew of the Ghost with you.   See you out there!

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Grab a few awesome ebooks for the long weekend!

Ready for a nice long weekend full of airborne explosions and grilling? Why not grab a few awesome ebooks to read by the pool while you digest all that fantastic picnic food? I’m part of a cool giveaway with a bunch of other indie authors, take a look, grab some books! Giveaways like this are a great way for indie authors to build up their email list and find new fans. I like to participate in them from time to time, for that exact reason. You never know when the freebie book you download will be one of your all-time favorites. So, take a look, worst case you delete those books you don’t enjoy, best case you find your latest favorite!

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Space Rogues 4 Release Date!

So, I sent out the newsletter, but here’s the super official, 100% public announcement. More official right? shrug. Space Rogues 4: Stay Warm, Don’t Die releases July 26th. I was hoping for sooner, like April, but you know, life, lemons, lemonade all that. I’m actually¬†doing final proofreading now having received the edited copy from my editor, and it’s funny, I finished SR4 moths ago, this is actually the longest gap between finishing the 1st draft and releasing the book. I’d already started to forget things, and in the re-read am laughing to myself as I watch the crew go about this latest adventure.   So, that said, please head over to the store of your choice (They’re all listed here) and pre-order so you can enjoy this latest adventure of…

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An Update on being ‘Wide’

I should be writing. Space Rogues 4 is almost done with the editor and Space Rogues 5 is about 2/3 written. But I was sitting in my office thinking about sales. I put SR4 up for Pre-Order today (Friday the 14th), so that I’d have a target. July 26th is the day. So I was uploading placeholder files to those stores that require them and thinking about my sales across the ebook ecosystem. Things have continue to change. While Amazon is still crushing the competition, they’re collectively nipping at Bezo’s heels more and more each week (I calculate this chart every Monday). Individually none are even close to 10% yet, but together they’re Voltron’ing their way into that Amazon pie. Given Barnes & Noble’s cut, I’m very curious to see…

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