A Surprisingly Successful Free Promotion for THE LAST STOP

The other day I set up a three-day free promotion for my paranormal thriller short story, The Last Stop. Like most of my free promotions, I expected to move a few units a day, and top out no higher than, say 40 units. The decision to setup the free promotion was somewhat whimsical, and IContinue reading “A Surprisingly Successful Free Promotion for THE LAST STOP”

Originality in Writing

My latest piece for What Culture lists 8 examples of television sitcoms that had an episode where a baby was born on an elevator. Truth be told, it has happened more than eight times. I did the research. The heart of the issue here is not silliness of the circumstances that lead pregnant women inContinue reading “Originality in Writing”

On The Lad-Lit Genre

If I were asked what genre my novel-in-progress could be described as, my instinct would be to say “lad-lit.” It sort of fits, according to this definition: n. A literary genre that features books written by men and focusing on young, male characters, particularly those who are selfish, insensitive, and afraid of commitment. This mayContinue reading “On The Lad-Lit Genre”