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!
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
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
Today in the eBook market anybody can publish a book. But can you sell it? The fight for the attention of the consumer requires a power platform, an ample advertising fund, and/or a publisher willing to push your product. It is a war carried on far above the head of the Indie “none of the … Continue reading ARTICLE: THE POWER OF VISIBILITY
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
Tolliver Tales for June is now available. (Tolliver Tales August 2018) Don't miss: Radio show appearances. Over 650 copies of CANAAN'S SECRET Sold! Release date for CANAAN'S SECRET the Paperback!
While the title of this post may seem self serving, it is so only by way of introducing a dilemma common to both readers and authors. It is the opposite ends of the same stick. Readers want to know how to find the kind of book that will particularly engage them, and authors want to … Continue reading How To Find My Book
At first the argument suggesting authors should not read their reviews was compelling. Justified from an emotional point of view, this sage advice was intended to protect authors from ultimately meaningless harshness and even cruelty - after all, there are a lot of nutcases out there - or so the reasoning went. Indeed, a few … Continue reading Reviewers: Part of the Team