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An Interview with Alec Hutson on Self-Publishing, Fantasy, and the Book Industry

The battle has been going on for years now: traditional publishing vs. self-publishing. For fantasy and sci-fi, romance and young adult, a million different options are available to those brave enough to try. And whether you decide to traditionally publish or … Continue reading

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Promoting Your Book with BookBub: A Case Study

My first novel, Blest, was published last year in March. It wasn’t traditionally published, but it wasn’t traditionally self-published, either. I worked with Alloy Entertainment to outline and write the book. It’s been an interesting process, because we’re also working … Continue reading

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The Big Bad Discovery Problem: How Is Anyone Going to Find Your Book?

At #FutureBook16, a conference based in London, authors, agents, publishers, and others converged to discuss the future of the book. Or, really, the future of publishing. Spoiler: the industry doesn’t think it’s that bright. In his keynote, Tim Healy Hutchinson … Continue reading

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Luxury Coops, Chapters 3 & 4

3.1 Pure Strength is more dungeon than gym: wet floors, murky puddles, tiny mushrooms, soggy ceilings. Manny washes his face and peers at the red rims of his eyes, seeing the the bright fuzz of his youth in Mexico City, … Continue reading

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Blest is now available on Amazon!

I’m happy to announce that my book, Blest, is now available on Amazon. If you’re into young adult, fantasy, or romance, I’m sure you’ll love it. Blest is a novel about what defines us as people and whether we let the … Continue reading

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Luxury Coops, Chapter 2

Anna can barely contain her disgust as she waits for her Seamless delivery. The creepy guy’s gaze lingers even after he walks back into his smelly slaughterhouse. She tries not to imagine the daily pain and torment of the creatures … Continue reading

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Luxury Coops, Chapter 1

1.1 Everything knows what death looks like. Even chickens.

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