The Lost release Promo plan

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The Lost, 2nd book in the zombie ocean series, comes out this Saturday, and I’ve set up a free promotion to signal boost both it and the first book, The Last. The last time I promoted The Last I shipped 5000+ copies, which led to a big boost in sales with almost 1000 sold at full price- $2.99. That was …

The Last – new cover

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In line with new designs for The Lost, I updated the cover of The Last. Someday soon I’ll do a full post describing how this cover went from idea to its current state. Briefly, along with the text changes to the title I described for The Lost, I redid the colorization so his shirt pops more, everything is sharper, and …

The Lost cover!!

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So yesterday I blogged the cover of The Lost, as part of making the page for my website, but here it is again with commentary-    I have changed a number of things from the first iteration of The Last. I think this is easily my most pro-looking cover yet.  The last font was flat, blank, white, on a line. …

The Lost – Zombie Ocean 2

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The Lost is Book 2 in the Zombie Ocean series, and a zombie apocalypse story with a twist: the hero is a 5-year-old girl. 7 billion zombies. 1 little girl. When the zombie apocalypse claims America, only 1 in 10 million survive. Anna is one of them. She’s five years old. She likes banana milkshakes and Alice in Wonderland. She’s …

The Lost- cover peek 2

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So Francisco (my cover artist, found through Deviant Art) has almost finished the cover image for The Lost, sequel to The Last. It’s more zombies plus the little girl, Anna. Here it is-   I love it. She’s vibrant and in the thick of things. It’s dynamic. He’ll do finishing touches, then I expect I’ll transform it to be in …

The Lost- cover rough sneak peek!

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Book 2 of my Zombie Ocean series- The Lost- is finished, edited and proofed, and now the cover is almost done too:  This is the rough sketch from Francisco, and I love it. In the middle is Anna, 5 years old and an apocalypse survivor. This book has some good twists, I think. This cover is just the beginning.  The …