Should Self-Published Authors Get Paid by How Much You Read?

The Internet, that great and glorious money-making venture, has done some amazing things for the humble self-published author.  As a marketing platform, it is unparalleled in scope – and with … Continue reading Should Self-Published Authors Get Paid by How Much You Read?

World Building 101: Four Steps for Designing the Fantasy Landscape

Whether you’re self-published, traditionally published, or just writing for yourself, all fantasy authors have one big thing in common: we all love being the omnipotent rulers of our own little … Continue reading World Building 101: Four Steps for Designing the Fantasy Landscape

Goodreads Ratings and the Curse of the One-Star Review

For those returning visitors who may be finding yourselves a bit disoriented, welcome to the new Inkless, fresh from a facelift and chemical peel.  Feel free to poke around and … Continue reading Goodreads Ratings and the Curse of the One-Star Review

Amazon Scraps Breakthrough Novel Award in Favor of Kindle Scout

Well, it looks like I got my (very irritating) ABNA experience on the books just in time.  The Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award is officially kaput, according to an announcement on … Continue reading Amazon Scraps Breakthrough Novel Award in Favor of Kindle Scout