Tag Archives: self-publishing

Killer Characters: Morals Need Not Apply

I’ve been working hard on reorganising my writing business to make it easier to manage, open up to the right audience, and basically make it run better so that, perhaps someday, I can do this full time. Part of that … Continue reading

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Kicking and Crying in Marketing and Editing

The Kickstarter for book 3 in the Out of Orbit series has eight days to go. If you’ve been considering supporting this and getting some goodies and some exclusive stuff not to be found anywhere else, now is the time. … Continue reading

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Out of Orbit Book 3 and Kickstarter!

Things have been rather crazy for the last month or so. I’ve been writing, editing, and promoting as well as my day job and a holiday in Wales with my family. As it turns out, even playing with my two … Continue reading

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Dead Stress under Deadlines

I had a very exciting day yesterday. Instead of groaning as I received yet another spam or pointless email, I was glued to my gmail as I made a decision on an editor for the third Out of Orbit book. … Continue reading

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Multiple Projects means Many Headaches

There is something funny about the evolution of ideas for creatively minded people. The more you work: the more ideas you have. It’s a momentum thing. Once you gather speed, it’s easier to simply keep going than it is to … Continue reading

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Teeth Cover Reveal

If you’ve been using Wattpad and you follow me, you might have seen that I’ve been releasing a vampire novella called ‘Teeth’ in regular instalments. Well, Teeth is almost finished (with the final two chapters written but not yet posted) and … Continue reading

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Sales, Sequels, and Self-Publishing

It’s been quite a while since I last did a blog post. This is due to a number of reasons that I won’t bore you with. The main reason, however, is that I’ve been very busy writing, editing, and setting … Continue reading

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Free to Eff Off

Unfortunately, my post today doesn’t hold any answers. Usually, blog posts surrounding a certain aspect of self-publishing offer the hint of a solution, like smelling something tasty in the oven. If you just wait, or read, you will get that … Continue reading

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Erotica, the New Horse Meat Scandal.

Whether you’re in the UK or simply familiar with the current publishing world goings on, you’ll probably be aware of the backlash hitting WHSmith, Kobo, Amazon, and a number of other providers of Self-Published content. It started with an article … Continue reading

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Kobo Podcast

Two weeks ago, I recorded a podcast with Kobo Writing Life’s Diego Marano and Mark Lefebvre. The podcast went live on Kobo Writing Life this afternoon. http://kobowritinglife.com/2013/09/23/kobo-writing-life-podcast-episode-006-with-chele-cooke/ I’ve never been very good at talking about my own experiences. I can … Continue reading

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