Posts Tagged ‘indie’

This post is a two-parter: read my review of The Buried Life soon (like maybe tomorrow). In the interest of full disclosure, I should note that I’ve known Carrie for some time, having been lucky enough to meet her and read her work at a writer’s meetup here in Houston. It was clear to me from the […]

Email Direct From Amazon: “Important Kindle Request”

Posted: 9th August 2014 by Jason Kristopher in Publishing
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I’ve independently verified the veracity of this email. It’s legitimate, and from KDP Support at Amazon. This email was received by Grey Gecko around midnight last night. This is the email in its entirety, with no edits, emphasis, or other changes made by me. Constructive commentary is welcome. Bashing of either side of this dispute by […]

I Thought I Might Open a Bookstore…

Posted: 20th June 2014 by Jason Kristopher in Everything Else
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…until I read a post by jlasthre from Salon that is sadly no longer available. Fortunately, thanks to the fine folks over at The Wayback Machine, I was able to find the text, reposted in its entirety. 25 Things I learned From Opening a Bookstore 1.  People are getting rid of bookshelves.  Treat the money […]

My friend, fellow author, and fervent Grey Gecko Press supporter A. K. Klemm (check her out on GoodReads) interviewed me for her blog, Anakalian Whims. She asked some great questions, and you should go read the full interview, but here’s a couple questions: 1. Your books (The Dying of the Light) are a series of zombie apocalypse […]

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 […]

My name is Isra. I am one of two remaining angels. You see, when God vanished, Lucifer threw open his gates and unleashed his macabre horde on Earth. Great fiery fissures collapsed cities and rural areas alike, the very ground roiling like a stormy sea of unbearable heat. Angels fell like burning rain from the […]

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 […]