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MileHiCon 46…or This Blog is Really All About Aaron Michael Ritchey

I love MileHiCon! MileHiCon started at “OctoCon,” November 15, 1969, changing its name to its present incarnation in 1972. But it has become the primo Colorado science fiction (SF), fantasy (F), and horror (H) convention of the state. Well, okay, … Continue reading

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Going Indie—What I’ve Learned (So Far)—Part 11

It’s truly never-ending. When you’re doing everything yourself—and by “yourself” I do mean having a team, but though you do have a team, you’re still in charge—you never really get a break. And that’s okay, because, in this instance, it … Continue reading

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The Indie Author Manifesto, by Mark Coker

I love this guy! Mark Coker. Creator of Smashwords. I met him at a writer’s conference a couple years ago, drove him to the airport with a carload of other VIPs. This guy is so cool, so down to earth, … Continue reading

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Going Indie—What I’ve Learned (So Far)—Part 9

Taxes. Note to IRS: Writing is NOT a hobby to me. We had our taxes done this past week, and, once again, I got hit with the standard spiel about “Hobby/Loss” rules. About my pitiful pittance of so-called “profit.” Why? … Continue reading

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Going Indie—What I’ve Learned (So Far)—Part 8

Wow, could things get any busier? I have been pushing more of the social media thing, the past month or two, at the expense of working on my manuscript-in-progress, Psychic, and kinda “burning the candle at both ends.” It gets … Continue reading

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Going Indie—What I’ve Learned (So Far)—Part 7

I don’t mean to be getting ahead of myself, here, but I just have to say that ERO is getting great reviews by those who have read it. It’s not yet selling huge, because of my restricted ability to promote … Continue reading

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Going Indie—What I’ve Learned (So Far)—Part 6

In my latest indie publishing endeavor, I’d created a trade paperback book in addition to my ERO e-book. I haven’t yet done this for The Uninvited, but plan to in the future. ERO is my “Big Book,” so that’s why … Continue reading

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