All around, there are lively discussions about finding the right market, targeted advertising and promotion, and the best ways to go about all of that.
I'll admit, I'm not a career writer, so I feel somewhat less frantic than if I were trying to live off my earnings. Even so, there's some obligation to put yourself out there if you've published something, whether that's traditional, self, or hybrid. After all, what good is it for a wee baby book to grow up and go out in the world if...
Despite my sluggish summer, other authors at Supposed Crimes LLC are blossoming. Merrymore has a [redacted] I cannot wait to publish and Kelinswriter is rounding 3rd on Once Upon a Dream. Riley Parra Season Three is ready to launch. Have you caught up yet?
We’ve had a heatwave of epic proportions. Code Red air quality. There’s condensation on the doors and windows. It’s so creepy, guys.
Supposed Crimes has been selling books for six months. I should do a full writeup of what it’s like to run a publishing company. But in the meantime, a handy graph:
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I sold over 100 copies of Little Disquietude in April, thanks to some spectacular advertising from friends. More than I could ever hope for. Riley Parra Season One will be at the printers imminently. The Riches of Mercy is in editing. Geonn has completed the first draft of Riley Parra Season Three. The anthology’s content is nearly finalized.
THINGS ARE GOOD.
Print sales only account for 15% of overall sales, cost the most up front, and pay the smallest...