1linewed, Self Publishing, throne in the dark

The Sneakiest Peek and A Line

I posted lots of other stuff yesterday when it was actually #1LineWed, so here's this week's line that's actually three because I have no self control. Speaking of no self control...I got clean line art back from the artist doing my illustrated covers for the next series, and I asked her permission to share some… Continue reading The Sneakiest Peek and A Line

Fun Stuff, Writing

More Fantasy Indie Posts

I didn't keep up with #FantasyIndiesMay and I've missed some #FantasyIndiesJune, but I do have some posts from Twitter I thought might be good to share here. At this rate, you might be able to read the entirety of this trilogy through posts! Just kidding, not really, but I do hope these entice you to… Continue reading More Fantasy Indie Posts

Me, Writing

Blogaversary

Today's my 13 year WordPress anniversary. Wild. I don't think I have blogs going back that far here, but I've been using this account on WordPress for at least that long. And let me tell you, 2009 was a very different time on the internet. Now, I don't want to do a "back in the… Continue reading Blogaversary

Giveaway

June Freebies, Giveaways, and KU Deals

It's summer! Time to get your books out and lay on the beach! Check out any of these for free: And check out these books in Kindle Unlimited all months long: The Bawdy Bardby Andrew Marc Rowe This guy. The decidedly anonymous bawdy bard is a man who seems to have it all: more ale and… Continue reading June Freebies, Giveaways, and KU Deals

Giveaway

May Promos for 2022 – Free Books and KU Reads

Another month and another set of giveaways and KU reads! Check out the promotions below, running all through May, including some spotlight books! Free eBooks Borrowed Luckby: A E McKenna Penny Avalon’s daughter is curse-born. If something isn’t done soon, the fae will take her for their malevolent schemes. When a sketchy djinni offers a… Continue reading May Promos for 2022 – Free Books and KU Reads

Giveaway

April Kindle Unlimited Deals 2022

Grab any of these books for free in Kindle Unlimited or for their absolute steal of a price on Amazon. Swords of Deceptionby: Rowan Staeffler TO SAVE A KINGDOM, SHE MUST BEFRIEND HER ENEMY Three years of imprisonment has Ellemar dangling on brink of insanity. She’s thought of nothing but revenge, but the unauthorized use… Continue reading April Kindle Unlimited Deals 2022

Giveaway

Free eBook Features for April 2022

Check out these ebooks being given away by my fellow authors. You can grab them in PDF, MOBI or ePub formats and read them on any device. Hunger & Cursed Shadowby: Jessaca Willis They thought demons were gone...they were wrong. Only a few months after Halira saved Arcathain from destruction, she and her sister Kalli… Continue reading Free eBook Features for April 2022

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April 2022 Giveaways and Kindle Unlimited Bundles!

A new month is here which means I have more promotional bundles to lob at you full of free ebooks and awesome releases in Kindle Unlimited. Even if you don't have Kindle Unlimited, you can still read any of these books for their listed price (which is often a total steal) in the Kindle Cloud… Continue reading April 2022 Giveaways and Kindle Unlimited Bundles!

Self Publishing

Brandon Sanderson Should Fund A Rival to Amazon Books

It doesn't have to be Brandon Sanderson, but I mention him because he's, well, frickin' Sanderson, right? He just got the biggest Kickstarter in the history of Kickstarters funded, the money's there, and he has some opinions on Amazon and bookstores that I think would make him a good candidate for doing it. So, think… Continue reading Brandon Sanderson Should Fund A Rival to Amazon Books

Rant, Self Publishing

Piracy

So, romanticized, shirtless, sexy pirates with pet parrots and secret hearts shinier than all the gold in their treasure troves on Tortuga island? Great, we love them, more of that please. But book pirates? No thanks. To be clear: I have pirated things before, all sorts of media too--just so much stealing for one little… Continue reading Piracy