Frank Herbert published his first novel in 1956, the highly acclaimed futuristic thriller, The Dragon in the Sea. Despite the success of Dragon, though, Frank Herbert spent the next several years writing novel after novel, unable to get them published. Then he wrote Dune, a novel that was also considered unpublishable…and eventually became the best-selling science fiction novel of all time.
We have several complete, finished novel manuscripts that Frank Herbert submitted to publishers but was unable to sell them. WordFire Press just released the second of these novels, ANGEL’S FALL, written in 1957—a gripping thriller set in the South American...
What do you do if you need a Zombie P.I., but you live outside the US or Canada? Now Dan Shamble has finally expanded his territory worldwide.
We’ve just released all of Dan Shamble’s adventures in eBook format worldwide on Kindle and Kobo. Readers around the world can enjoy these monstrous cases in the Unnatural Quarter for approximately $1–$5 US (depending on currency). Jeff Herndon created amazing new covers for the entire series. (He’s working on HAIR RAISING right now—I’ve seen the sketches. It’s going to be awesome!)
Publishing is changing faster than the tide can go in and out, and authors are climbing to higher ground, building boats, or getting washed out to sea. Many of us are putting up backlist titles as our own indy eBooks, while writing frontlist titles for traditional publishers. Much has been posted about do-it-yourself eBook publishing for ambitious authors, but we’ve been out of the loop on the eBook versions of our titles from major publishers. Until now.
I am pleased to be one of the test authors on a new program, Cunable, managed by John Grace, formerly of Brilliance Audio. Cunable...
Just finished our fourth Superstars Writing Seminar, this time in Colorado Springs. I will be posting a report soon, but one of our first-time attendees, Sam Knight, went home and immediately wrote a wonderful summary of his experiences. His blog is at http://samknight.com/?p=1347. I am reposting it here with his permission. Honestly, I couldn’t have said it better!
A Lightning Strike on Your Writing Career—Seriously, You NEED to Read This One
Ever heard the term ‘lightning strikes’ when someone is talking about a confluence of events that made magic happen? An event that happens somewhere, triggering a chain reaction that changed everything...