Dear readers, Merry Chrismakkuh! I hope this finds you well. We celebrate both Christmas and Hanukkah around here, and the two rarely overlap, so this year has got me feeling especially grateful. I don’t say it often enough: Thank you for joining me on this publishing journey. It’s thanks to you I get to explore other worlds […]
Spent this afternoon getting caught up on publishing tasks. I started by updating my books page. Several stories needed to be added. It filled out pretty nicely. Here’s what it looks like now—everything I’ve published so far in one place! Pretty amazing to see how I’ve accomplished in a few years by focusing on one […]
Here’s the full-length video of the talk I gave on mailing lists yesterday! You can watch it free on the YouTubes. This video, a description of the event, and the 2 basics videos I posted ahead of time now have their own page at IndieAuthorSociety.com. If you’re up for learning more about self-publishing and the business […]
Some writing updates from Matt, plus background on the Indie Author Society and news about the launch tomorrow!
Last week, I spent two incredible days at the Smarter Artist Summit 2016, a conference for writers and indie authors in Austin, TX.
A few weeks ago, I read from my scifi thriller novel The Auriga Project to a full room at Malvern Books in Austin, TX. This is a recording of my piece of that event.
Realistic expectations for my writing goals this year based on what I learned in 2014 about my own writing process and self-publishing in general.
What are Reverse Foreshadowing and Reverse Salting and why do they matter in writing? Plus, a couple nuggets of wisdom from writers more experienced than me.
I finished the rough draft of my first novel recently, and I thought it would be educational to both myself and other writers if I shared the data I gathered during the process, and what I learned along the way. 1,000 words a day The one thing that helped me get started—and helped me follow […]
My scifi adventure short story, Stolen Choices, is now available on Kindle as an ebook. Will Commissioner Ming do his job? Or do what’s right?