Hello, for those who are just tuning in and seeing Part II in the title, here’s a link to Part I! In this series of blog posts, I’m going to be examining various internet-promoted marketing techniques for indie writers and assessing whether or not they actually sell books. This way, you can follow along with … Continue reading Did This Sell Books? – Analysis of Goodreads Giveaways Part II
Does This Sell Books? – GoodReads Giveaway
Try these ten tips to suddenly sell a million copies and earn your parents' respect! I have read a hundred posts telling me to build a mailing list, grow my brand, or ‘just find reviewers’ to get book sales and start that golden path toward becoming Stephen King. By day, I’m a data scientist, and … Continue reading Does This Sell Books? – GoodReads Giveaway
Brain Shoots the Hostage
Let’s have a good laugh at what’s inside my brain, because it’s the only way I know to shut it up.
One-Night Only, ‘Intimate’, Holiday Live Stream
Look, we’re all struggling through a strange holiday season, so why not make it a little bit stranger? This Friday at 7:00PM PST on Twitch.tv/mac_ashton, I will be live streaming a readthrough of my holiday story, Home for the Holidays.
Downpour is Out!
That's right, The Nick Ventner Adventures are alive and well! Downpour marks the second full-length novel in the series and picks up shortly after the events of Whiteout.
Originally posted on Word Play, an excellent podcast hosted by Kristine Raymond who interviewed me last month. Over the past few weeks, I’ve sat down several times to write this blog post, word jumble, rant, whatever you call it, and each time I’ve struggled. We’re all stuck at home, writing should be easier, right? Actually, … Continue reading I’m Struggling
Star Wars – The Re-Review – Attack of the Clones
Hello and welcome back to my re-review series for the wonderful Star Wars Skywalker Saga, and a few spin-off movies along the way. So far, I’ve reviewed Rogue One (3.5/5), A New Hope (4.5/5) , The Empire Strikes Back(5/5) and The Phantom Menace(2/5) which unfortunately means it’s time for… Attack of the God Damned Clones. I’ll be … Continue reading Star Wars – The Re-Review – Attack of the Clones
Star Wars – The Re-Review – The Phantom menace
Well, with The Mandalorian coming out tomorrow, it's time I get back to my reviews, and here we are, the prequel trilogy. You will never find a more wretched hive of bad dialogue and poor plot decisions… Or at least that’s what some people say. The prequel trilogy has provided the internet with fantastic meme … Continue reading Star Wars – The Re-Review – The Phantom menace
Star Wars – The Re-Review – The Empire Strikes Back
For being the movie that most hail as the best in the series, I think Empire might be the one I’ve watched the least from the original trilogy.
How to Finish NaNoWriMo
Want some tips to make sure you complete NaNoWriMo? I got you covered!