Monday Musings: Are Big Publishing Companies Anti-Library?

Summer Sale!! During the month of July, all my books and stories will be on sale at Smashwords. Three, including the first two stories in my urban fantasy series, The Yo-Yo Files, are free. My short fantasy collection is half off, as is my latest sci-fi novel, Two's Company. My first novel, Circle Unbroken, is at even more of a discount. Ebooks are … Continue reading Monday Musings: Are Big Publishing Companies Anti-Library?

Cover Reveal, Pre-Sale is On, and, Oh, Heck- Let’s Do a Giveaway

Last week, I posted a couple of the concept art sketches for the cover of Two's Company.  Below are two images that show the idea we decided on with color, background, and text added. I really loved the way Rob managed to put Deuce's face into the art without taking away from the overall idea.   … Continue reading Cover Reveal, Pre-Sale is On, and, Oh, Heck- Let’s Do a Giveaway

Friday Review: The Heart of Dog by Doranna Durgin (and Others)

The Heart of Dog by Doranna Durgin My rating: 4 of 5 stars Apologies for the late posting, but the BaldMan had an appointment at the hospital today, and I had to be there to drive him home. Nothing serious, just one of those preventive things you must get done now and again, but he … Continue reading Friday Review: The Heart of Dog by Doranna Durgin (and Others)

Friday Review: My Reading Challenge 2017

So, I didn't get anything finished this week. Stuff to do, and the current set are all large books. Instead of reviewing a specific book, I'm going to give an overview of how my reading is going in general this year. I set a reading goal every year, and I use the Goodreads Reading Challenge … Continue reading Friday Review: My Reading Challenge 2017

Monday Musings: Amazon Rankings: What Are They, and Do They Really Mean Anything?

For this blog post, I am going to focus on books as relative to Amazon's rankings, although all products sold on Amazon are ranked. But for my purposes, and for most of you who might be reading this, books are our main interest. In one of the writing groups I am in, there was a discussion … Continue reading Monday Musings: Amazon Rankings: What Are They, and Do They Really Mean Anything?

Cover Reveal: Survival of the Fittest

I know. Two posts in one day. What am I thinking? I'm thinking that you might want to see the cover for my new short that is coming out next week. It is called Survival of the Fittest. Here is the blurb: A hundred years after Earth’s final environmental collapse, the human population is scattered, … Continue reading Cover Reveal: Survival of the Fittest

Monday Musings: Author Interview: Casia Shreyer

This week, I am posting an interview with Casia Shreyer, a Canadian author whose book, Nothing Everything Nothing, has just come out. The book deals with the sensitive subject of teen suicide. I'll put links and other information after the interview. Here's the book's blurb: No one in Molly’s life expected her to pose for … Continue reading Monday Musings: Author Interview: Casia Shreyer

Timely Tuesday: A Peek at the Cover, and Some Details

Coming soon to an ebook near you: Six of One: A Collection of Short Fantasy by M.A. Kropp.     Six of One is a collection of short fantasy pieces. There are mermaids, wizards, imps,  elves, angels and demons, and frogs in the night. Many are lighthearted and fun; a few are darker in tone. The … Continue reading Timely Tuesday: A Peek at the Cover, and Some Details