How Long Before My Book Is Published?

How Long Before My Book Is Published?

Here’s the place where I address common questions about the mysterious world of royalty publishing (as opposed to indie publishing). If you have a question you’d like me to answer, be sure to post it in the comments below. Keep in mind that I’m not as much an expert on some topics as those who are more experienced, but I have worked with three different publishers so far and can give feedback accordingly. How Long Before My Book Is Published? Let’s say you found a publishing home for your book or are seeking one. If you sign a book contract, how long are you expected to wait before that wonderful product shows up (as an e-book or in print form) with your name on the cover? I have no intention of ever glossing over the truth here, so I’ll be straight with you. ¬†At a minimum you’ll be waiting at…

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News: Publisher Interested in Novel #3

News: Publisher Interested in Novel #3

Hey, I have some exciting news to share with my readers. My literary agent (Hartline Literary Agency) called yesterday. One of our targeted publishers likes the book proposal and has requested the full manuscript of Drone (book one in the hoped-for Time Redeemer series). So I’ll be sending off the manuscript today. No guarantees, but at least there’s some activity on the novel front. I’m also about 11K words into Daymare, book two, and having fun with it. In addition, I’m getting started with Scrivener, writing software that is sure to make life easier with book two. I’ll be sure to let you know what happens. Thanks for your support! Can I just say that this writing journey can be lonely at times (after all, writing is a solitary venture), but encouragement from my readers helps me remember that “somebody is out there” who is reading and enjoying my projects.…

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I’ve Signed a Contract with Hartline Literary Agency

I’ve Signed a Contract with Hartline Literary Agency

I’m pleased to announce some exciting news. I have signed a contract with literary agent Cyle Young at Hartline Literary Agency for my next novel, DRONE. I’ve already been working with Cyle for a few months, and it’s been a great experience. He has already begun shopping the book proposal around to several different publishers, and hopefully I’ll have some good news before too long. I’m grateful for his help in fine-tuning the proposal and my opening chapters. I’d appreciate prayers as we pursue God’s leading and as I work on novel #4. My first two novels are still on sale ($1.99 and 99 cents) for Kindle. Check them out! Thanks for your support, and to God be the glory. Fatal Illusions ($1.99): https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00RTS3KLC/ The Tenth Plague ($.99): https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00B6X6XDS

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