That's kind of like what self-publishing is like. At least to me. I did something different this time. I've got a good drool going about "Zombie Apocalypse: Redemption." I've built the anticipation factor over the social media sites to where I'm getting on average of four messages a day about when it will be released. By the same token I'm getting buzzed about the release. I've sent out copies to reviewers and have been asked to do several interviews. This is like my older standard publishing days, but from concept to publication has only been four months instead of eighteen months. I do miss the old days at times.
You may have noticed the little word count counter on the right. This is for "Zombie Apocalypse:Travelers" the second book in this series of horror. The video promo of this book has outnumbered the previous two which is exciting.
Createspace . The Amazon version is due out next week. It takes them a few days to put it on their site.
I am busy working on a couple of projects...like that's anything new for me. The second book in this children's series is, "mr. Goodbar Goes to the Hospital." The illustrations and cover are complete. The story is three quarters away from the end of the first draft. I should have it finished by October and ready to go to press. I'm very excited about this children's series of books. I keep making up new stories for my grandchildren and now writing them down for others. I have one new granddaughter, Savannah, who is actually a step granddaughter but I don't love her any less. I also have a new grandson being born in December for a total of EIGHT! WTG Grandma JAM!
I read a post by an agent who said pick a genre and stick to it. The idea of marketing to three market segements is daunting, but doable. It's just a lot of work which is something I've always done. For me, it's like choosing a career. It sounds easier than done for me...I started out as a ladies professional golfer and a nurse, and then I was a nurse and a teacher, and then an international marketing consultant and chef, and then a professor, chef, and minister...but I've always also been a writer for almost 45 years!...so I guess now, I'm a minster and an author. Life is a smorgasbord and like with any buffet you pick and choose the tastiest morsels from everything given.
Keep Writng and Loving the Lord!