I am sure anyone who has tried to sell their book on Amazon has struggled with the choice of category. Amazon offers the choice of two categories to position a book on their virtual shelves initially. Two are seldom enough. For the seven books in my Zack Tolliver, FBI fiction series, an accurate categorization would … Continue reading Histyrical Fiction
Nothing thrills an author more than reviews such as these: "I’m delighted to learn that Book 7 is on the way!" "I look forward to the next book in April." "Looking forward to next book in April. I am committed!" Except if it is now April and my next novel, Las Cruces, is not…quite…well, finished. … Continue reading Stoking The Series
IT is a whole new year, and in the first few days of 2019 we have already embraced new ideas. We have never before published a novella. Most of the novels in our Zack Tolliver, FBI series run to 250 or 300 pages. THE DARK ROAD; The Beginning checks in at less than 120 pages. … Continue reading A SURPRISE IN THE BACK!
Why not THE OTHER? Because long, long ago, in a galaxy far, far away a mighty empire called Amazon discovered that THE OTHER, the first in the Zack Tolliver, FBI series, while enrolled in KDP Select, was still on the e-book shelves of a Japanese company on some distant planet, despite the author's request it … Continue reading FREE ON CHRISTMAS DAY: ALL Zack Tolliver EBOOKS (except THE OTHER)
For followers of this blog please note CAT the eBook will be free FRIDAY December 7 as a special promotion on Amazon. Take advantage; give to a friend if you already have one. And if you've read this far, CAT will be just $0.99 later today. Enjoy!
Our best wishes for your Holiday Season! The December issue of Tolliver Tales is published. Here are some hi-lights: ☞ THE OTHER is now available as an audio book and you can get one free! ☞ WESTERN JUSTICE - three novellas by three Western authors including this author's prequel to the Zack Tolliver, FBI series in … Continue reading Tolliver Tales News Bulletin December
We present the October edition of Tolliver Tales with apologies for its late arrival. It has been a summer of many projects and deadlines, as described in the issue. We hope you will enjoy it nevertheless. Tolliver Tales June 2018
If you like free, you'll like this. Readers of my Zack Tolliver, FBI mystery series can soon download my novella THE DARK ROAD for free in a compilation of stories titled WESTERN JUSTICE, a three for free western series how-did-it-all-start bonanza! As my readers know, THE OTHER is the first book of the Zack Tolliver … Continue reading THREE FOR FREE: WESTERN JUSTICE
We will be in Lompoc this Saturday morning, which is expected to be a perfect day with a high of 74 degrees and nothing but sunshine, particularly inside THE BOOKSTORE where Leslie Sevier, et al, will be their usual cheery selves, meeting your every need. I will be there as well, with my full line … Continue reading LOMPOC, CITY OF FLOWERS
I am an advocate of research for any book genre. Fiction is no exception. I can not think of a form of fiction where research is not desirable, even for works in which the entire content is a figment of the author’s imagination. Any story must be plausible. Most readers desire to connect the dots … Continue reading The Importance of Research in Fiction