Yeah, I’ve been slacking off lately. I know it. I mean, I really haven’t, but I have been. I haven’t updated this site in a while so now I have to play catch up. I need to add Corson to the Works page, provide links for folks, post up the new covers for existing works and try to explain what all has been happening.
For starters, Corson was released late. Big surprise, right? 🙂
If there’s one thing I’ve learned in this biz, dates are really more like suggestions. We can ‘anticipate’ a release at approximately this date and it could be earlier, but will most likely be later. Hey, it’s hit and miss and I’m finding out the hard way just how tough it is to ‘meet the requirements’ of everybody that is involved. But the story is now out and the real work begins…letting people know about it.
The book should most probably have been retitled. Who in their right mind is going to read that title and think, “Ooh, I gotta have this one!”?? Right? Nobody. But it was the title that came to mind when I penned it and it grew on me. Only time will tell if it will sink or swim. Since I’m partial to the story, I really hope it swims.
Meanwhile, MS8 is still stalled about halfway through. Perhaps I’ve burned myself out on the story. My editor, Todd, suggested stepping away, working on any of the numerous other projects I have partially completed and coming back to it later. I think that is sage advice. Sometimes you need to just push back and clear your head. You’d think that taking more than a month off would help with it, but so far, it hasn’t. Please don’t think that I’ve just been sitting on my laurels, doing nothing though. I’ve been busy the last week or so trying to get files updated and formatted and ready for republication.
Also, MS3, Coalition of the Damned is about to be released on Audible. Once again, Jack Voorhies of Falcon Sound has done an awesome job bringing the characters to life. I wish I could do him justice and get the momentum going behind these but it seems like the harder I push, the slower they move. I pray that I’ll discover that holy grail of promotion that will get these moving in the right direction.
So, that’s a portion of what has been going on. As soon as MS3 is out on audio, I’ll come back and post a link to it. Until then, keep your heads down, cover your six and check your closet before turning off the lights. You never know what may be lurking in there. 😉