Review Roundup (2014-10-01)

Good reviews are the lifeblood of any author, but for unestablished authors (such as myself) they serve even greater importance. It’s no exaggeration to say that one negative Amazon review can send a book’s sales on a downward spiral from which recovery is nigh impossible. Likewise, having a few 5-star reviews on Amazon …

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Places I Write: Donutes

Writing in Donutes

Another day, another installment of Places I Write! Today we’ll take a look at Donutes. Donutes is a chain of Taiwanese coffee shops. The first branch opened in 1998 in Kaohsiung City (where I live). Now you can find Donutes all across the island, albeit the majority are still concentrated in southern Taiwan. …

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Ramses’ Thunder Available for Pre-Order

Ramses' Thunder Cover

The release date is set! Ramses’ Thunder will come out on September 25th. You can pre-order it from Amazon now. As with all my books, I plan to make it available in as many online bookstores as possible. I’ll post the full list of retail links as the release date draws closer. Ramses’ …

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Places I Write: A-Bao

A-bao

Since recently switching to writing my first drafts on paper instead of keying them into my computer, I’ve been able to branch out and write at a wider variety of locations. As the title of this post suggests, one of these places is A-bao. A-bao is an open air breakfast and sandwich shop I hit …

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Places I Write: Sunny Day

Where do writers write? Some writers sit at the computer in their pajamas, pounding away at the keys. Others take a notebook to the park and scribble down their thoughts while watching passersby. Still others enjoy writing at the beach with a piña colada at their side. Each writer has their own spot (or spots), …

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