Category Archives: Self Publishing

Star Wars’ Influence and My Next Novel

I don’t deny that Star Wars was a major influence on me while writing The Staff of Rahgorra. I don’t deny it. I embrace it. I pay tribute to the Star Wars franchise throughout my novel by naming minor characters, … Continue reading

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Seeking Business Relationships

As many of you know I run a small, one-man publishing company called Conquer Publishing (see the header logo). I was wondering if any other self published authors or small business owners (you don’t necessarily have to be in the … Continue reading

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New Lower Price!!!

Authors write books for two reasons; to have their work read and to make money. Actually, the two are intertwined. To have their work read  authors have to sell books. Amanda Hocking and John Locke (And I’m sure several others) … Continue reading

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The Databank Begins

Just a short post to let everyone know that the 1st section of The Staff of Rahgorra Databank, Characters, is now up and running at the Conquer Publishing website. Section #2, Species, should be up in the next couple days.

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Reading up on Marketing

Over the last 8 months or so I’ve been gathering How-To guides, articles and blog posts on marketing a book. I converted everything to PDFs and saved it all to my laptop. But I never opened any of the files. … Continue reading

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Leaps and Bounds!

Seems like it’s been ages since I’ve posted. And ages since I’ve written anything at all. For the past two-plus weeks I’ve launched myself full-time into finding a part-time job. I’ve had a couple interviews and a couple more nibbles. … Continue reading

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Surprising Reaction

A few days ago I cleaned up my post on “That State of Self-Publishing” and re–posted it on the discussion boards of several groups on LinkedIn. Surprisingly, the comments have been mixed. About half the comments have agreed with me … Continue reading

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