Posts Tagged ‘Writing’

Yes I know this is a survival and preparedness blog; but every so often I like to give other writers a chance to talk about some of the book or story projects they might be working on.  So now is your chance to talk about your work.  I also appreciate the fact that so many of you have purchased my books which are shown on the left side of my blog page; which are available at Amazon.com.  If you liked them then please let me know; and good comments at Amazon.com are always appreciated.  I write post apocalyptic fiction, zombie fiction and horror fiction.  So what writing projects are the rest of you working on?

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I Just wanted to thank the nice folks over at CanAmpreppers.net who purchased my books and are providing them as grand prizes in their giveaway contests.  Thank you very much.  I am both humbled and honored that you have selected my fiction books as your grand prizes.  To my other readers who have emailed me with the question “when is the next book coming out” the answer is Biohazard Redacted Book 2 of the Zombie Apocalypse should be out in about 3 months. I appreciate everyones patience and the loyal readership that has developed all over the North American continent. Again to all my sincere thanks and appreciation.  To date I have written six fiction books and my wife has reminded me that it’s okay to take a writing break every now and then.  I guess the wisest course of action would be to listen to her……….at least every once in awhile 🙂

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Reading is the next best thing to sex; and with that said I offer you the following selection of some of my post apocalyptic and zombie fiction books for your consideration.   You can get a free preview of my first zombie fiction book or my first five post apocalyptic fiction survival books by clicking on the book cover images to the left of this blog post, on my blog page, which will take you to the Amazon.com website. Then you can click on the look inside option which will give you a free preview.  If my zombie or survival fiction books interest you; then consider purchasing them.  Book titles include Biohazard Redacted Book 1 of the Zombie Apocalypse, American Rebellion Book 1 of the Revolution, American Rebellion Book 2 of the Revolution, American Rebellion Book 3 of the Revolution, American Rebellion Book 4 of the Revolution and American Rebellion Book 5 of the Revolution.  Make your purchases before it’s too late.

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I will be giving away 1 free copy of my E-Book Biohazard Redacted Book 1 of the Zombie Apocalypse which is currently available at Amazon.com.  The free book will be given to whomever posts the most intriguing comment on this blog post.  The contest begins now and ends on Friday July 19, 2013 at midnight.  Winner will be notified and my free book will be sent to them via a gift download from Amazon.  Meanwhile feel free to check out my other books which are available for purchase over at Amazon.com which can be seen on the left side of my blog page.

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If you are looking for a good zombie fiction book to read check out my latest book entitled Biohazard Redacted Book 1 of the Zombie Apocalypse available at Amazon.com.  You can get a free preview by clicking on the book cover image on the left side of my blog page which will take you to Amazon.com where a free preview is available.  If you like what you see consider making a purchase.  Four out of five world leaders agree the book is………………well that’s top secret and I’ll need to see your security clearance first lol 🙂  So pick up a copy and enjoy reading it this weekend.  The 2nd book in my zombie apocalypse series is currently in progress and a release date for that book will be announced in the near future.

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After sitting on my back deck this evening and enjoying a cigar and a can of diet root beer soda; I thought I’d share a few things about writing that perhaps some of you may find helpful.

  • Write about things that you enjoy writing about.
  • You will get good reviews and you will get bad reviews.  Appreciate and be grateful for the good reviews and ignore the bad reviews; unless there is something valid which you can learn from them.
  • The things that some people like about your books will be the exact same things that others dislike about them.  Don’t let that discourage you.
  • Book sales have a rhythm all their own.  Some weeks you will feel like you have reached astronomically great sales goals and other weeks not so much.  Books will sell; just don’t worry if there is an off week when it comes to sales.
  • Be appreciative and thankful that people take the time to read your books.  If they have a comment or a question about your books, make the time to respond in a timely and polite manner.
  • But most importantly buy one or more of my books today as they are an enjoyable read and although fiction; you still might learn a thing or two 🙂  Plus buying them is the only surefire way that scientists have discovered to prevent the end of civilization as we know it lol 🙂  

You can get a free preview of my first zombie fiction book or my first five post apocalyptic fiction survival books by clicking on the book cover images to the left of this blog post, on my blog page, which will take you to the Amazon.com website. Then you can click on the look inside option which will give you a free preview.  If my zombie or survival fiction books interest you; then consider purchasing them.  Book titles include Biohazard Redacted Book 1 of the Zombie Apocalypse, American Rebellion Book 1 of the Revolution, American Rebellion Book 2 of the Revolution, American Rebellion Book 3 of the Revolution, American Rebellion Book 4 of the Revolution and American Rebellion Book 5 of the Revolution.

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I’ve noticed sometimes bad book reviews can be good.  While everyone prefers good book reviews I have noticed an unusual trend.  All of my books sell very well over at Amazon.com but when I look at the daily sales figures I notice that whenever a bad review comes up; sales figures on my books spike upwards dramatically.  It’s a perplexing marketing mystery.  The vast majority of my royalties are donated to charity as my regular full time occupation (non author related) takes care of my bills and living expenses so writing is just a hobby; so I can continue to donate to worthy charities.

You can get a free preview of my first zombie fiction book or my first five post apocalyptic fiction survival books by clicking on the book cover images to the left of this blog post, on my blog page, which will take you to the Amazon.com website. Then you can click on the look inside option which will give you a free preview.  If my zombie or survival fiction books interest you; then consider purchasing them.  Book titles include Biohazard Redacted Book 1 of the Zombie Apocalypse, American Rebellion Book 1 of the Revolution, American Rebellion Book 2 of the Revolution, American Rebellion Book 3 of the Revolution, American Rebellion Book 4 of the Revolution and American Rebellion Book 5 of the Revolution.

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