I love stories.

I listen to them. I watch them on TV, videos, or movies. I read them.

And I write them.

I’ve written almost every kind of story there is. Mystery, romance, confession, science fiction, fantasy, paranormal, horror, and every other kind I can think of and garnered a couple prizes and ‘best-selling’ author designations along the way.

I’ve written short stories, novellas, and novels.

In the process I’ve learned that my favorite stories are science fiction and paranormal. Preferably the two combined.

My stories are always clean, they are always either contemporary or near future, they always have at least a slight romantic element, and they always end happily. Always. Guaaranteed. (Okay, two short stories, ‘The River Boy’ and ‘Down From The Mountain’ have endings that might not be considered completely happy. Maybe just somewhat happy. You decide.)

Check out the covers below and see what you think. And have a happy, happy day.

MOST RECENT: PUBLISHED OR WILL BE PUBLISHED SOON

To self-publish, publish traditionally or go with a hybrid?

What’s the best path? Traditionally published, self-published or a hybrid?

There was a time when writers who self-published were unlikely to be traditionally published later because traditional publishers saw self-publication as a dead end.

No more. Now they see self-publication as a trial run and they will happily publish those self-published authors who have a proven track record of sales, which leaves you free to experiment.

So go for it. Self-publish. Then find a bricks and mortar publisher and be happy that they will help with the marketing. (Though they won’t do it all. You’ll still be obligated to work hard at marketing.)

Or don’t go for it even after your sales show that you are a solid writer because you’ll make a whole lot more per book than if anyone else takes a cut. Of course you’ll also be doing all of the marketing and selling yourself.

So the answer possibly depends on whether you enjoy the marketing aspect of writing or not.

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