I’ll be honest, just the mere fact that I’ve already got over two hundred downloads at NoiseTrade Books makes me an incredibly happy writer. Thanks to each and every one of you! I went into this gig knowing I had a good book that I think people would enjoy, but had little to no idea how well it would go over. Seeing that many downloads over the course of one week confirms that whatever I did with the book, it looks like I did it right!
So, where to go from here? Well, the subject line has been a bit of a mantra over the last few weeks for me. The behind-the-scenes work for a writer (and especially for a self-published one) has been that there’s no downtime at all. We’re constantly moving forward. We’re juggling the writing with the promotion with the Day Job with the other mundane yet important things in life. And let me tell you, the schedule has been rather busy as of late!
Fear not, dear readers, I am working hard on editing the book’s sequel, The Persistence of Memories, and hope to have it released via the same channels by the beginning of next year. I hope you’ll enjoy the second book; it’s my favorite of the three, and there’s a lot of interesting and surprising stuff that goes on within. Heck, I may even give you some spoilers once I’m further along!
What else do I have on tap? Well, I do have my music book/personal memoir Walk in Silence, and I’m aiming for a late April 2016 release date for that one. There’s quite a bit of work to be done on that one, so it’s going to need some serious TLC this winter. [For those of you unfamiliar, WiS is about my love for college radio and how alternative music shaped me over the last thirty years. I talk more about it on my other blog of the same name.] I’m also working on the next Mendaihu Universe story in my spare time. That’s been put on a brief hiatus while I work on self-releasing the Bridgetown trilogy, but it hasn’t left my mind! I will definitely return to it once I’m caught up with the production end of things.
So yes…onward and upward! I’m busy, but in an awesomely good way. 🙂