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Three Pulpy Bestsellers

Three of the Silencer adventures, Countdown to Death, The Spiked Death and Elevator of Doom, have both hit the pulp thriller subcategory bestseller list at Amazon.com at the same time and are sitting right next to each other, too: Amazon … Continue reading

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Why and how to write novellas

In the past, I blogged about how the rise of e-publishing has also given the longer forms of short fiction, namely the novelette and the novella, a new lease on life after traditional print publishing had largely eliminated them. But … Continue reading

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Silencer series reading order

People occasionally wonder about the reading order of the Silencer series. Now the stories are numbered as follows at every store that allows you to number series (not all of them do): Countdown to Death Flying Bombs The Spiked Death … Continue reading

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New Silencer story available: Elevator of Doom

Yes, it’s another new release announcement, but I promise that this is the last one for 2013. Besides, this announcement marks the return of the Silencer, my 1930s style masked pulp avenger. After narrowly escaping the electric chair in Countdown … Continue reading

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Bundle up with Speculative Fiction Bundles at DriveThruFiction

One thing I like about DriveThruFiction, a small speculative fiction and RPG focussed e-book retailer, is the ability to create bundles of several e-books at a reduced price. I currently have two bundles available at DriveThruFiction, the Arr, Matey! Pirate … Continue reading

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Kindle spotted at Media Markt

First of all, I’ve got a plug, for the good folks at DriveThruFiction are currently offering the Read and Feed America 2013 charity bundle, which collects more than thirty e-books from various, including my own Countdown to Death. You get … Continue reading

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Promo and Plugs

Because October is the month of Halloween, Julie from Bards and Sages Publishing has set up a cross publisher bundle of horror and dark fantasy fiction over at DriveThruFiction. The bundle includes Letters from the Dark Side as well as … Continue reading

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A Canadian Bestseller

Mostly, I get Canadian sales via Kobo, but Amazon Canada is beginning to shape up, too, a few months after its introduction. And so I not only got my first Canadian Amazon sale today, I also hit a bestseller list. … Continue reading

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More on the New Pulp Fiction

The New Pulp Fiction discussion (my previous two entries can be found here and here) is still going on. At Do Some Damage, Brian Lindenmuth divides the new pulp fictioneers into two camps, one camp which writes new stories in … Continue reading

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Charles Stross is wise on e-books – and a free book

Charles Stross has an interesting post about how e-books are not like print books and how those differences can and do affect marketing and reader tastes. I don’t agree with everything he says – e.g. I find the idea of … Continue reading

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