Zombie Ocean Box Set: 1-3

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Zombie Ocean Box Set comprises ebooks 1-3 in the Zombie Ocean series, The Last, The Lost and The Least, and tells a zombie apocalypse story with a twist: only one in 10 million people survive. It has over 750 pages (250,000 words) of unique and thrilling post-apocalyptic survival adventure. The Last 7 billion zombies. 1 man. When the zombie apocalypse …

3-book promotion

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This evening I set up a three book (I should say ‘product’) promotion- The Last free, The Loss (book 4) free, and the box set books 1-3 99cents, starting on April 18-22. It took two hours to get it all done, and in total if all promotion sites accept me, it’ll cost $510. It looks like a lot. It is …

Why I write.

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Every time I finish writing a book and take a few weeks off, I start thinking about how ‘thin’ life is. I check my ads and my book sales more. I eagerly await feedback from ARC readers. I read more political news than usual, until I get sick of it, and start casting around for other things to do. I …

Facebook ad results for The Last, The Lost, The Least box set

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For the past week I’ve been experimenting with Facebook advertising to push my box set, books 1-3 of the Zombie Ocean: The Last, The Lost, The Least. http://www.amazon.com/Last-Lost-Least-Box-Books-ebook/dp/B01CDK32PO It’s not my first time to run facebook ads, but my first time to make some effort. On previous occasions I didn’t design the ad image or pay much attention to the …

The Least – Zombie Ocean 3

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The Least is Book 3 in the Zombie Ocean series, and a zombie apocalypse story with a twist: the hero is in a wheelchair. ‘Born on the 4th of July’ meets the zombie apocalypse. When the zombie ocean crushes humanity, ex-Olympic athlete Robert ‘Cerulean’ doesn’t stand a chance. His spine is broken. His mind is broken. He lives in his …

Movie option!!

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Today I signed a movie option for my zombie book The Last! It is not big money at this stage, but the potential is there. I’m excited. Its a contract we’ve been negotiating for a few months now. I’ve learned a thing or two about movie option contracts in the process. I had legal advice from the Society of Authors …

Adventures in Book Marketing: The Last

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The Last is without doubt my most successful book yet. It has sold close to a thousand copies since release 4 months ago, with several hundred more in Kindle Unlimited borrows, and close to 10,000 copies given away free. Why is this happening? It surely has been down to three things: title, cover, blurb. In a nutshell- the book’s marketing. …

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. ‘Alice in Wonderland’ meets the zombie apocalypse. 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. …

The Last – Zombie Ocean 1

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The Last is Book 1 in the Zombie Ocean series, and a zombie apocalypse story with a twist: only one man survives. 7 billion zombies. 1 man. When the zombie apocalypse hits America, not a soul is left alive. Except Amo. He’s a comic book artist. He’s a video game world builder. He’s just a regular guy living in New …

Ignifer Tales

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Ignifer Tales is a collection of 7 epic fantasy short stories set in the world of Ignifer’s Mons, exploring life and death in the city at the center of the world, from battles over Damask in the Boomfire to the whale hunts of a pious Hammerhand, lost treasure in the underground birails, lost souls buried in the Gutrock, and the …

Ignifer’s War

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Ignifer’s War is an epic fantasy novel set in a bleak industrial world populated by bizarre castes, where a young man with the fate of the world written in his scars must raise a long-dead legendary army to rescue his swallowed world from the throat of an apocalypse god. It is book #2 in the Ignifer Cycle, available in ebook …

Ignifer’s Rise – chapter 1

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ARADABAR LOST Avia fled through the ash-smothered streets of Aradabar, and the Rot’s fiery black tongue swept close behind. Moths and Butterflies thudded to ground around her, bursting on cobbled stone, their broad wings seared away by the Rot’s ashen touch. Through breaks in the city’s skyline of library towers she glimpsed the column of flame rising from the horizon, …