New: Careful What You Wish For

Would that be Sexy Vampires, Ghostly Thrills, Paranormal Exploits, Zombies or the Grimm Reaper himself? Well you just may get it!

Join six authors for a wicked Anthology written to support a good cause.

If you’ve had your fill of tricks, get ready for a treat. The proceeds go to support the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Kudos to the authors involved in championing this project: Mina J. Moore, Michelle Matkins, Karli Rush, Jennifer Cowsert, Laura Martinez, and Susanna C. Mahoney. Continue reading “New: Careful What You Wish For”

Mr. Sherlock Holmes Meets the Spacetime Continuum

Stephanie Osborn, space scientist turned author, brings the world’s greatest consulting detective through the wormhole.

Take one scientist/author with degrees in astronomy, physics, chemistry and mathematics and cross her path with one of the greatest fictional characters of all time: the brilliant and enigmatic Mr. Sherlock Holmes.

The result: Stephanie Osborn’s “The Displaced Detective” series, which now includes The Case of the Displaced Detective: The Arrival and The Case of the Displaced Detective: At Speed. In these novels, Osborn uses her more than 20 years of working in the civilian space program to craft a storyline in which physicist Dr. Skye Chadwick accidentally brings the famous detective through a wormhole into the 21st century. Continue reading “Mr. Sherlock Holmes Meets the Spacetime Continuum”

Ultimate Indie How-To

You are an indie author enjoying typical indie success. You spent a few bucks having your book professionally edited, sprang for a professionally designed eye-catching cover, and you took the precaution of paying to have the book professionally formatted for multiple platforms. It’s been available from the biggest bookseller in the whole world for over a year now and you have raked in $9.72. That leaves you a little over $400 in the hole. At least a few thousand people downloaded it when it was free, right? You got two reviews out of that.

It may be that your book about time-traveling vampire elves who solve murder cases is the exemplar of its genre. You’ve followed all the advice, building your back catalog. Now you have three books out in the Time-Traveling Vampire Elf Murder Mysteries. It seems that no one cares. You’re still getting jack squat. You’re probably a book or two away from writing yourself into the poorhouse. Continue reading “Ultimate Indie How-To”