Archive for August, 2015

Back in Kindle Unlimited (and exclusive with Amazon) for the Time Being

Posted by on August 19th, 2015 in News | 13 Comments
As many of you know, Amazon entices authors into joining its KDP Select program, which offers exclusivity, in exchange for some promotional benefits. Among other things, you can put books into Kindle Unlimited, where you’re paid for borrows as well as sales, and you can put books on sales while being paid at the usual 70% royalty rate. You also get preferential treatment insofar as sales ranking and visibility go, because currently, all of those borrows from KU count as sales. For a newer author (and even many older authors), it can be a good opportunity. Despite the perks, I tried the MC books in the other stores for a while. I don’t really like the idea of being exclusive...Read More

New Science Fiction Serial and Stars Across Time Audiobook Available

Posted by on August 8th, 2015 in News | 21 Comments
A few months ago, I decided to write something I’ve been wanting to try for a long time: a serial. I figured that in the science fiction romance genre, this would entail putting some adventure in every segment… and some naughty bits, as well. The end result was a big six-part story that ended up being longer than any of the individual Mandrake Company novels. It’s set in the same system as the MC books, but brings us some new characters. I hope you’ll enjoy it. The first two episodes of the serial are ready to go on Amazon now (I’m enrolling them in KDP Select for starters, but I’ll move the story out to the other stores later in the year). The following...Read More