The first wave of sixty or so books has been distributed. More to come. You should see yours in the next week, provided the USPS does their job.... Read more
Wow! Formatting and double-checking a novel is a lot more time consuming than I thought. The process took me about an extra week, so I'm sorry to say Infidelsmight... Read more
Wow. That was more complicated and tedious than I thought it would be.
Last Monday I announced that I'd be formatting the text and sending it off to the printer... Read more
Thanks so much for all your support! The campaign ended Saturday and I can't thank you enough for pitching in. The past 35 days have been an exciting challenge.
Today... Read more
When I went to bed last night, I knew today was the day.
In the waking hours of sleep this morning, I heard a smart phone alert from the nightstand.... Read more
The Story Shop and The Find-a-New-Backer Project
Friday The Story Shop, a marketing/media company, offered to match up to $200 worth of pledges made by new backers over the weekend. Over two days $450 worth of new... Read more
5 Day Countdown - $1000/50 Backers to go
All right. It's go time. With a matching $200 additional pledge on the way I know that I have roughly $1000 left to raise. That's fifty $20 pledges. While many... Read more
Rehashing the Final Week Campaign Strategy - Who Will You Get On Board Infidels?
235 Backers! $1800 to go. That means 90, count 'em, $20 pledges to go. It may seem like a lot, but considering we have 235 backers already, it's doable.
Bear... Read more
The Singing Duck (My First Story) and Success Strategy for the Last Seven Days.
This is funny. My sister posted this on facebook today to plug my project to her friends:
"The first story I remember my brother Lee telling me was about a... Read more
Print Shop Tour (Video Update)
On Friday I toured H&H Graphics where the book will be printed if the campaign reaches its goal.
It's a short run printer here in Lancaster, Penn., with two dozen... Read more
PublishAmerica Scam for would-be authors
Just came across this publishing scam article. PublishAmerica had been preying on aspiring authors, apparently. Interesting, considering my current situation, trying to do it all myself. Glad I didn't go... Read more
How to write a Kickstarter thank you note on facebook
I've already written 89 thank yous on facebook. At first they were off the cuff, but after about fifty I began to realize I had created a template and was... Read more
Character Peek! Jack - The Moral Compass
The campaign has been really strong so far thanks to all your support. We've raised pledge levels to almost 40% of the project goal in 7 days. I can't say... Read more
Newsletter: Milestones - 25 and 50 (and 303)
The Infidels self-publishing campaign reached two significant milestones today thanks to early enthusiasm from backers willing to pledge their confidence in the project.
The pledge level reached 25% of the... Read more
To Indie Bookstores It May Concern:
Mailed out my first round of letters soliciting participation from local independent bookstores today, starting in the Lancaster area. I'm going to keep this letter as a draft, hoping to... Read more
Why ‘Infidels’? You ask.
Good point. It is a loaded word.
The story is not about terrorism or anti-terrorism. Nor is it about Jihad or fundamental anything.
The... Read more