Self-publishing: A Record Already Broken

I've got good news and bad news.

First, the good news: you can pre-order copies of my book directly from the publisher, here: buy the book They accept PayPal and ship to anywhere in the US. If you don't have PayPal or live outside the US, the book will be uploaded to Amazon and other sites once it's received its final approval in a couple weeks or so.

Now for the bad news: I've said this a couple dozen times today alone, and it's already boring my right hemisphere to death. Oy. The little gray cells want to reach across the corpus callosum and rewrite the pitch every time, to prevent themselves from suiciding. How do I survive doing this for...ever? Gulp!

Yes, that's the kind of broken record I meant. The kind that you turn into when you do your own advertising, because you self-pubbed your book. It's been so long since I actually wrote this book that I'm getting an odd logic going in my head right now: I tell lots of people they can buy my book, and if they do, I make a couple of dollars every time. This feels too easy, and weeeeeird. Why the detachment from the creative phase? I'm not sure, but I think my brain hemispheres are taking turns dominating my life.

I was an English Lit major in college. That's where all the writing comes from--the inspiration, imagination, the ten-hour jam sessions at the computer. My minor was Business. I guess my left hemisphere thinks it needs to step up and participate in this now-paying hobby I have. And who am I to say no to my left hemisphere?

Besides, while it's doing that, my right hemisphere can be off making crap up again.

Take a look at the link above; it gives a synopsis of the book as well as a free downloadable sample chapter. If it's to your taste, be among the first to buy this not-quite-yet-available book.