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Audiobook Agreement with Tantor Media

Audiobook Agreement with Tantor Media

Some excit­ing news today. Tan­tor Media Tan­tor Media is an audio­book pro­duc­tion com­pa­ny. Their library includes many award-win­ning books and New York Times best sell­ers, and they work with a pool of over 400 expe­ri­enced audio­book nar­ra­tors. What...
Six Month Anniversary: Cover History

Six Month Anniversary: Cover History

It’s been six months since pub­li­ca­tion. Look­ing back… Before pub­li­ca­tion, my won­der­ful cov­er design­er Jeff Brown worked with me on many iter­a­tions of the cov­er design. I was very impressed with the very first draft, which set out the basic pat­tern...
Booklist and Amazon Best Seller

Booklist and Amazon Best Seller

It was a busy week for The Noth­ing With­in. Amer­i­can Library Asso­ci­a­tion’s Book­list Book­list is the ALA’s book review jour­nal, read by loads of librar­i­ans, library patrons, and book fans. Thanks to a part­ner­ship between BlueInk Review and the ALA, the...
Beyond Amazon

Beyond Amazon

For the first three months, The Noth­ing With­in was enrolled in Kin­dle Unlimited—an Ama­zon ser­vice that let sub­scribers read as much as they’d like for a fixed month­ly fee. That was a good way to con­nect with a lot of new read­ers. From the start, print...
The Nothing Within is one month old!

The Nothing Within is one month old!

Debut month for The Noth­ing With­in has been a good one. To every­one who helped make that pos­si­ble: Thank you! Here’s what hap­pened: My sup­port­ers were awe­some So many friends and fam­i­ly mem­bers snagged a copy of the book, shared their encour­age­ment, and...
Publishers Weekly starred review for The Nothing Within

Publishers Weekly starred review for The Nothing Within

“This mag­i­cal, ter­ri­fy­ing, and whim­si­cal debut is a gen­uine­ly orig­i­nal and immer­sive take on post-apoc­a­lyp­tic SF.” Pub­lish­ers Week­ly (Starred Review) Pub­lish­ers Week­ly, one of the most influ­en­tial reviews sources in the pub­lish­ing indus­try,...
The Nothing Within selected for a Publishers Weekly review

The Nothing Within selected for a Publishers Weekly review

I’ve just been informed that Pub­lish­ers Week­ly has select­ed The Noth­ing With­in for a book review. Book­Life is the divi­sion of Pub­lish­ers Week­ly ded­i­cat­ed to books by inde­pen­dent pub­lish­ers. As part of their ser­vice, they select a rel­a­tive­ly small...
Kirkus review for The Nothing Within

Kirkus review for The Nothing Within

“Crafty sur­pris­es abound in this debut novel…[P]henomenal worldbuilding.” Kirkus Reviews Join­ing BlueInk Review, Fore­word Clar­i­on Reviews, and Mid­west Book Review, now Kirkus Reviews has post­ed a pos­i­tive edi­to­r­i­al review of The Noth­ing Within. You’ll...
Midwest Book Review for The Nothing Within

Midwest Book Review for The Nothing Within

“[U]nexpectedly orig­i­nal, refresh­ing­ly reveal­ing, and a stand­out com­pared to the usu­al dystopi­an exploration.” D. Dono­van, Senior Review­er, Mid­west Book Review A third edi­to­r­i­al review has arrived for The Noth­ing With­in, this one from Mid­west Book...
Foreword Clarion five star review for The Nothing Within

Foreword Clarion five star review for The Nothing Within

“[A] fresh and inge­nious take on the post-apoc­a­lyp­tic novel…that main­tains sus­pense from its first page to its last.” Fore­word Clar­i­on Reviews (★★★★★) After a starred review from BlueInk Reviews, The Noth­ing With­in has received a sec­ond very...