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I was happy to see our first e-book sale came through and it was for 15 Serial Killers. The ebook version hasn’t been out that long. The jury is still out on ebooks for me. It’s my impression that most people prefer physical books but a story collection like 15 Serial Killers is the ideal ebook because of it’s quick pace, short length and creative formatting.

There also seems to be a lot of advance interest in 100 Jolts. We’ve already had an order from a library and some advance orders from places other than Shocklines which usually does the most pre-order business. I don’t know how many copies have been pre-ordered at Shocklines but I expect quite a few.

current mood: chipper
current music: Welcome to the Gutter by Overkill


A Blurb Delegation

February 1, 2004 11:10 pm

Did some correspondence with authors and sent out some postcards about our books and other promo materials this weekend. One... View Article


Tin Lustre poetics

January 30, 2004 11:11 pm

Last night John read poetry in an event sponsored by Tin Lustre Mobile at Arlington County Central library. Star and... View Article


Warning High Voltage!

January 22, 2004 9:00 am

The proof for 100 Jolts came in the mail yesterday and it is electrifying. I couldn’t believe how great the... View Article


Amazon at large

January 20, 2004 9:04 am

Sick is now available on Amazon.com! I’m always relieved once the book gets onto the website because it can be... View Article


File flies

January 16, 2004 9:04 am

I sent off the files to the printer for 100 Jolts today. That is always so nerve-wracking, putting together the... View Article


All for one

January 13, 2004 9:07 am

Wow, I’m really glad to see so many authors getting involved in promoting Sick. Between J.M. Heluk, Scott Carr, James... View Article


Promowoe

January 10, 2004 9:08 am

Anyone who’s met me knows that I’m a goal oriented person. It’s all about completing the task. That’s why promotions... View Article


Oh to be a blurble

January 9, 2004 9:08 am

Ok, I have to admit I stole that title from an email Mike Arnzen sent. It’s a great title! It... View Article


Details, detales

January 8, 2004 9:09 am

I’ve been meaning to mention that Darren and I have finished the editing on A Dirge for the Temporal and... View Article


Rawk the vote

January 7, 2004 9:09 am

Preditors & Editors is running a poll and I’m very pleased that RDSP has been nominated in several categories. The... View Article


Friday

January 2, 2004 9:11 am

The new year is now under way and I’m happy to report that Everybody Scream! has been completly transcribed and... View Article


Every little bit

December 24, 2003 9:14 am

I was happy to see that 15 Serial Killers is now available in e-book format from Amazon.com. Hopefully Sick will... View Article


The luxury of time

December 23, 2003 9:15 am

The past few days I’ve mostly been working on the layout for 100 Jolts. I think this book is going... View Article


Editor’s Block

December 18, 2003 9:15 am

Betcha never heard of that one. That’s because there is no shortage of works needing to be edited. Although it’s... View Article