Friday, July 26, 2013

Quick Notes: July

Greetings Fellow Readers!

'The Impossible Man' on Kindle is now on sale in Amazon. Click on the link under Kindle Published Works and get your copy today.

Today is Free 'Shell' Friday, get your free copy of 'Shell' on Kindle today.

'NEWS and NOTES' will be up on August 5, 2013. I'll be taking the week off.

Enjoy your copies of these awesome stories on Kindle.

Until next time...

See ya.

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Wednesday Rants: July 24, 2013

Greetings Fellow Readers! Welcome to another edition of Wednesday Rants. It's Kindle publishing week are you all excited? I am very anxious. Since I am still working on 'The Impossible Man' Kindle Edition, this will be a brief rant, so I'll keep it short as status updates.

[The Impossible Man on Kindle

Everything is coming along fine. One of the scenes that I re-inserted was very tricky because the entire chapter was completely altered when I wrote for Fictionaut, but with a little surgery, I was able to re-insert it without damaging the story. A Little proofreading and it will be fine. Any other re-insertions may be last minute, but I gotta be careful not to ruin the overall story with them.

I successfully redid the opening, now it looks more inviting. Also the ending was very easy to fix. It took a simple omission of lines and now the character in question doesn't feel derailed.

I'm now adding *** for scene breakage for easy reading.

Doing little tweaks here and there for consistency.

The cover is a little harder than I expected. It may not come out pretty, but at least this novel will have a cover unlike the others.

Keep in mind that it will take 24 hours before Amazon publishes it onto Kindle and at least 48 hours for the cover, so I won't announce at any fixed time, just keep an out on Twitter or Facebook for the link.]

[Free 'Shell' Friday

Also a reminder that Free 'Shell' Friday is also this week during the release of 'The Impossible Man' on Kindle. So make sure to grab a free copy alongside 'The Impossible Man'.]

[New YouTube Show

I am thinking about starting a new show series chronicling my board/card games next month. I have not decided and will not post them up on Facebook Event Planner. The decision will most likely be last minute. So I'll keep you posted.]

That is all I have on my mind today. Thank you all for listening to my rants. See you all Friday.

Until Next Time...

See Ya.

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Wednesday Rants: July 10, 2013

Greetings Fellow Readers! Welcome to another round of the once again renamed Wednesday Rants, which sounds a lot better then Bi-Monthly Rants. Today I am going to talk about 'The Impossible Man on Kindle', and why this must be done. Just to quick note for those who missed out last June, on the sidebar link under 'Beyond Logic' is a new short story, 'The Spectral Line' now available on Fictionaut. Click on the link and enjoy the ride. Now for the rants.

[The Impossible Man on Kindle

This was a decision I did not take lightly. For one, as a novel, I sacrificed its Publishing potential, anmd posting it on Fictionaut, was mainly because I felt that the window in which this story was themed on, Japanese Culture, had closed. It was not easy to make, but I did not want to see my novel rot inside my computer for no one to read either. Posting it up for free and not try to make a nominal income to pay my bills was very risky. I had hoped that by posting 'The Impossible Man' on Fictionaut, I can draw a little attention to the small publishers that frequent Fictionaut. Unfortunately, I also have a lot of things on my plate here in the real world.

One of those is employment. Even if I did succeed in getting 'The Impossible Man' published by a House, I would still have to get a job, since big sale are not guaranteed, and that is understandable. Yet, as you all have seen from our economy, it is crap, and very hard for me to find a everyday 9 to 5 M-F job. If I go into retail, then I have to deal with unpredictable hours, as well as the insane stress working at retail brings, and it will hinder my ability to write or create things. I have suffered physically from this before.

Which brings me back to 'The Impossible Man'. I'm putting it on Kindle so I can try to get some sales. Maybe not a lot, but enough, and hopefully I can push it hard enough to make it popular. The only drawback is that it is a self-published book, and not one to really ride on when I start pitching query letter for my other Novel that I never released on Fictionaut. It was written one year before 'The Impossible Man', but there are still some kinks and grammar to touch up, before I begin querying.

So what to expect from 'The Impossible Man on Kindle'?

1 - The return of a couple of deleted scenes that I removed to reduce the overwhelming size of 'The Impossible Man' on Fictionaut. That wall of text. As you have seen, it did not work out as planned.

2 - As always, grammar and spelling, plus the return of quotation marks.

3 - The opening monologue in Episode 1 will be changed to be a little more inviting and friendly.

4 - The ending will be changed a bit. I feel as though I derailed a couple of characters after I had kind gave them a resolution in previous Episodes.

5 - A few touches here and there for presentation purposes, including a book cover, as soon as I figure out photoshop.

The price right now is yet to be determined. Since it is already on Fictionaut, it will not be this overly expensive novel, however, I am going to set it up in the full lending program and make sure that it will have sales.

So those are the plans for 'The Impossible Man on Kindle'. I'll have ready this month, unless a job happens, then I will announce any necessary changes in the schedule, so that everything I said would go into this edition will be there.

Thank you all for listening to my rant. You all have good week.

Until next time...

See ya.

Monday, July 1, 2013

NEWS and NOTES: July

Greetings Fellow Readers! Welcome to another edition if 'NEWS and NOTES'. We now enter July and are halfway through the year 2013. Talk about fast. Without further ado, this months releases.


Wednesday July 10, 2013 on Blogspot at 8:00 PM EST: The Bi-Monthly Monthly Rants

Friday July 12, 2013 on Kindle - Free 'Shell' Friday

Wednesday July 24, 2013 on Blogspot at 8:00 PM EST: The Bi-Monthly Rants

Friday July 26, 2013 on Kindle: Free 'Shell' Friday

Friday July 26, 2013 on Kindle: 'The Impossible Man' on Kindle


I hope you all enjoyed 'Beyond Logic: The Spectral Line' on Fictionaut. Thank you all for your view.

Until Next Time...

See ya.