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Some-a-dis

Yup, that’s my son all zombified a few Halloweens ago.

Alright, alright. So, maybe it’s time I get back to writing the second book and stop sifting through old family photos. Oh, hey! Look! There’s a bird!

Have you read the first book yet? Get your filth paws on some-a-dis.

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Tough Shit

You know, it’s really tough being my own agent. No one ever said that going the indie route would be easy and I certainly was under no guise that it would be a leisurely walk in the park. But, SHIT! Who knew there was THIS much work involved? Now I’m beginning to see the benefit of an agent. If they regularly do half the work that I do to get my name and Ravenous Decay out there, then they might actually be worth something!

Um, truthishly, I would rather be writing than sending press releases. I’m so brain fried that even a zombie wouldn’t want my brain. I don’t have any burning desire to be in marketing. BUT, I will stop bitching. Hey, it’s worth the work, right? RIGHT?? Yah, yah…I know it. It truly is worth the work. Okay, back to the grind…..

Nibble nibble

A tasty sampling of zombie delight awaits you at Smashwords.

Blazzam!

I cannot possibly express how much hard work it took to get this book in my hand. Sure, I could have smashed out some semi-coherent words, slapped it together in a manuscript, doodled something for a cover and self published. Instead, I poured out a hilarious, dramatic, suspenseful, gut-wrenching tale of a young woman’s (though she is anything but lady-like) horrific journey into a zombified world.

Editing. Oh, God, the editing. I edited, re-edited, re-re-re-re-re-re-edited until I was certain I had a story that was everything I thought it should and knew it would be.

I hosted a cover design contest to find unique artwork for the cover of this book. The result was uncovering a phenomenal young artist named Brandon Waltman who created a flippin’ rockawesome cover for my unique book.

Finally, I did a shit-load of research on the book publishing scene. A book like Ravenous Decay is surprisingly hard to pitch to publishers and agents, even though the world is so ripe for the zombie pickin’s. Agents are up to their eyeballs in manuscript submissions and take so precious few new clients. Though, I did have some interest behind Ravenous Decay on the mainstream publishing front, my research told me that my chances of success were not solely weighted upon the broad shoulders of publishers. So, I decided to take on the task myself. Indie publishing is a ton of work and takes massive amounts of dedication and follow through. I’m still learning as I go, but I truly feel that Ravenous Decay was the perfect book for the indie scene.

Thanks a million to everyone who has followed along with my journey. It is by no means complete. In fact, I would say that the indie publishing journey has just barely begun. Now that I have the first printed copy of Ravenous Decay in my hand (and now that it is available to all of you) I feel a gihugic leap to higher platforms calling my name.

To buy your copy of Ravenous Decay, click on the following links.
For eReader or downloadable copies: Smashwords
For paperback copies: Createspace
COMING SOON to Amazon and MANY more stores.

Ravenous Decay eBook

To purchase and download your copy of Ravenous Decay, simply go to Smashwords. They cover the spectrum for eBook platforms – so I doubt your chosen platform will be left out. Enjoy!

eBook = novelgasmtastic

Ravenous Decay is now available for purchase as an eBook at Smashwords for only $3.99!!! A print version of the book will be available within the month!