On publishing a book

Dec 12

So, let’s forget yesterday’s not-so-secret soft launch, and pretend like this is the very first day you’re seeing an announcement of the book’s release, yes? Oh, and how would I sum up my feelings on the matter, you ask?

AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!

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Yeah, I think that pretty much covers it. I have a much longer, more heartfelt, and more elaborate announcement post going on over on my other blog today, so feel free to click over and check that out if you want to be hit face-first with ALL THE FEELINGS. I am not ashamed to admit that I cried multiple times whilst writing the post (okay, I’m a little ashamed), but if you DO go over to read that post, perhaps you’ll understand why I’m choosing to keep this one short and sweet.

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If you’d like to purchase a copy of the book, just click on over to the Where to Buy page and you have your choice of mediums. It bears noting that the paperback is still being sold through CreateSpace exclusively right now, but in a day or two it should be linked straight to the Amazon page where the Kindle version is residing.

Of course, even with all this excitement (and believe me, there is a LOT of it), things aren’t over yet. I’ve got a buttload of marketing and tracking and reporting and whatnot to tackle over the next few weeks, and then there’s that whole thing about planning the sequel. Phew! Please, PLEASE let me know what you think of the book when you read it. I would absolutely LOVE to hear your thoughts. Most importantly, of course, enjoy!

10 comments

  1. Alex Dunne /

    Huge congratulations on your launch day! I’ve snagged my Kindle copy and may or may not be secretly reading it at work.

    • Haha!! That is awesome. Thanks so much Alex!

      • Alex Dunne /

        Initial impressions – the production values are AWESOME! I’ve read self-published ebooks before where the coding was clearly messed up but this is simply immaculate. It raises the bar for self-publishing in my mind.

        • Whoo-hoo! That is awesome. Guess all that screaming I did at my computer while I was coding the eBook ended up being worth it! ;)

  2. CONGRATU-FREAKING-LATIONS!!!!! YOU’RE AWESOME!!!!

  3. Self published?

  4. Just ordered 2 paper copies… half way done my ebook version and I have to say I love it so far! One for my son who loves Dystopian Fiction, and one for our regional Library to donate. So… enjoy the holidays, then start writing book two. We will be waiting! :)

  5. Awesome! :D Congrats. I’m trying to convince my mom to order a paper copy for our school library! She’s the librarian. :P

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