Tag Archives: Smashwords

A Pride Month Update

It’s Pride Month, and I have been fairly busy on the writing and self-publishing front. First, I just put A Knight’s Tale, Books 1 & 2, my LGBT medieval historical romances, on Smashwords; they can be found here. I’ll update … Continue reading

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A May Anniversary, or Two

Hard to believe, but May 30, 2011, was when I published my first ebook, a literary novel called The Leaving. I did the cover myself and chose Smashwords as the first ebook platform to upload it to. Back then there was … Continue reading

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Read an Ebook Week on Smashwords, and a New Book Out Too…

Busy week ahead. The annual Read an Ebook Week sale kicked off on Smashwords. It’s on March 4-10th, and four of my novels are discounted! My contemporary gay romance Elsie Street is free, while my three other books, including Time of Grace, are … Continue reading

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A Jumbled Year

What a jumble this year has been! We end the year with Doug Jones‘s historic win in Alabama (yay) and the GOP Tax Bill passing the House and Senate (grrr). Robert Mueller will either save us or be ignominiously fired by … Continue reading

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For Smashwords Readers Only…

I don’t often do Smashwords-only deals, but because the site now allows authors to set public coupons for their books and showcases them in a Special Deals section, I decided to set my novels Elsie Street and The Pull of … Continue reading

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Summer/Winter Sale on Smashwords

It’s nearly the end of June, so I enrolled a few of my books in the annual Smashwords Summer/Winter sale! Although the “winter” part of the name refers to the Southern Hemisphere, it could also refer to summer in San … Continue reading

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Read an Ebook Week 2017

Tomorrow, March 5, brings the start of Read an Ebook Week on ebook platform Smashwords, which is where I started my own self-publishing journey in 2011. According to the site, “This [their catalog] is the hub of the action, where you … Continue reading

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Smashwords Read an Ebook Week Promo Runs Through Saturday

It’s that time of year again. Smashwords has its sitewide promotion, Read an Ebook Week, running through Saturday, March 12. It’s a great opportunity to pick up a multitude of ebooks at low cost using the in-store coupons SW provides. … Continue reading

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Elsie Street Goes Wide

Hope everyone had a happy Thanksgiving. I’m battling toothache, which is, um, what happens when you neglect your teeth for a long time… 😦 Indie authors call it “going wide” when you release your book outside the KDP Select platform. … Continue reading

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KQED Forum Does an Hour on Self-Publishing

Michael Krasny, who hosts the Bay Area radio show Forum on KQED, did an hour on the changing world of self-publishing this week. I stumbled on to it a couple days later and was glad to be able to catch … Continue reading

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