Posts Tagged ‘Hugh Howey’

Hugh Howey: “Media Bias Against Self-Publishing”

Posted: 9th July 2014 by Jason Kristopher in Publishing
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Hugh hits it out of the park again with his coverage of the ALCS report on author earnings: The ALCS just released a survey on authors’ earnings, and the news is bleak. The ALCS surveyed 2,454 participants, some of whom considered themselves professional writers. The number of these professional writers who make a full-time wage from […]

I signed the petition that Gaughran talks about in this piece, authored in part by one of the most knowledgeable authors out there on the publishing industry, Hugh Howey.

5 Stars: “Wool” by Hugh Howey

Posted: 26th February 2014 by Jason Kristopher in Books
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5 stars for one of the best sci-fi books I’ve ever read, from an author who’s blazing a trail for the rest of us.

I was lucky enough to meet one of my favorite authors this last fall in San Antonio at WorldCon 2013 – Hugh Howey, author of Wool, Dust, Sand, and many other great books. I didn’t just get to meet him, but I got to have dinner with him and several other fans, as well as present him several Grey […]

No, I didn’t get to hang out with those guys for the whole convention. I’m not sure that I could’ve handled that. At least, not yet. But I did get to meet both of them and hang out for a bit, as did some of the other fellas from Grey Gecko Press. I did have a […]

I may have neglected to mention this for the last 10 days, but my second book, The Dying of the Light: Interval, was selected as a Top 5 Finalist in the 2013 Best Indie Books of the Year Awards over at The Kindle Book Review. This is a pretty big deal, since the Suspense/Horror category isn’t exactly […]

UPDATE: Amazon no longer requires 21 words. You can leave a two-word review, if you want (one for the headline and one for the review). They made it even easier, folks. To leave a review on Amazon.com — and, let’s face it, that’s where it’ll have the most impact — requires nothing more than 4 clicks […]