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New Story, New Venture: Exploring Kickstarter with BooksGoSocial

Have you ever supported something on Kickstarter? I’ve backed many projects, but this is my first time on the other side of the picture. BooksGoSocial (BGS), an author-driven marketing company headed by Laurence O’Bryan, is exploring the world of Kickstarter … Continue reading

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Which metal man do you want to win a date with the cover of Steam and Shadows?

Work has begun on the cover concept for Steam and Shadows, Book 5 of The Steamship Chronicles, and I thought it might be fun to see what my readers thought. This is the overall print cover art concept not cropped … Continue reading

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Focus on Characters: Nat of The Steamship Chronicles

As I mentioned in Sam’s introduction, the cabin boy Nathaniel Bowden came about because of a desperate need. A book where the main character is both feral and stuck hiding in the steam engine room of a converted sail ship … Continue reading

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Focus on Characters: Aubrey and Barbara of A Country Masquerade

Both Shafter and Beneath the Mask came into being as standalone novels. They were never meant to be the start of a series, but one of my talents is creating a whole world around my characters. My readers enjoy these … Continue reading

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Focus on Characters: Trina of Seeds Among the Stars

I told you about the villain of the first book in Samuel, but skipped the main character, a decision I will now correct. If you haven’t delved into the Seeds Among the Stars, or even if you have, here’s a … Continue reading

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