Reading is, by far, the most underrated form of entertainment in the twenty-first century, and it seems that the more I interact with people about books and reading, the more I hear the, now familiar refrain, “I’m too busy to read.” Wrong Answer! Reading is an important and necessary component of our cognitive abilities. I
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We Are Mars is close to its four month anniversary and it’s time for me to take a step back and ask the hard question – How are we doing, book? SALES So far, I’ve seen modest sales. No surprises there – I am bootstrapping into a flooded market place. But the sales I’ve had
I am fascinated by writers with the ability to produce volumes of work around a central theme or set of characters. Doug J. Cooper is one of those authors and his Crystal Series #, a set of four books, is a science fiction volume that is worth much more than just a passing glance. Doug’s
We Are Mars is celebrating its one month anniversary and readers are already loving the book. Here’s some of the feedback I’ve received in past weeks: “I’m not normally into science fiction, but this is a real page turner!” “I enjoyed the characters and their the story arc as well as the fact that the
We Are Mars is off to a running start out there is Book Land. I gave it as good a shove forward as any doting parent should. Now we shall wait and see if it will fly on its own. The marketing continues, but all the hard, ‘getting off the ground’ stuff is behind us.
These days, book marketing is taking up the bulk of my time. We Are Mars is off to a great start and I consider the launch of my first novel a huge success personally, as well as being a success for my fledgling career as an author. It’s been a busy few weeks, booking signings,
It isn’t always easy to begin the writing process after a long hiatus. That is why I decided to not leave too much time between We Are Mars and it’s follow-up – Storm At Dawn. I have a good feel for where I’ve left off at the end of We Are Mars, so now is