WHAT THE HELL

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Close to Perfect is about to vanish …

I’ve finally succumbed. The market is saying that 99 cents is too high a price for this entertaining and informative transcript of a podcast that never was. But because Amazon … Continue reading

August 4, 2020 · 14 Comments

Eternity begins … today!

Got my own personal copy of EBT in paperback the other day and thought I’d show it off here. Cute, isn’t it? Turns out that the book ends at right … Continue reading

July 3, 2020 · 7 Comments

Close to Perfect is FREE … for a limited time

A quick notice today to let you know that my “lost podcast” transcript, Close to Perfect: How to Write and Publish Your Novel, is free through Sunday. You save a … Continue reading

June 24, 2020 · Leave a comment

The holdable EBT: it’s paperback launch day!

Hey, it’s official. You can now buy Eternity Began Tomorrow, my speculative climate-change alternative history political thriller, in paperback. And get this: I got soft and wound up pricing it … Continue reading

June 2, 2020 · 1 Comment

Coming soon … EBT in paperback!

For those who’ve been waiting to read this timely Americo-dystopian classic, your time has come. Next week it’ll be holdable in the hands. And I’m pricing it at a low-low … Continue reading

May 28, 2020 · 6 Comments

Passive marketing, wave of the future

Let’s talk about something besides the coronavirus. Let’s talk about books. A couple of things are bugging me about books lately. Particularly the marketing of books. During the lockdown, I’ve … Continue reading

April 21, 2020 · 10 Comments

Live on KDP: Close to Perfect–How to Write and Publish Your Novel

[Note: I’ve since taken Close to Perfect out of circulation, but stay tuned for news on how to get a copy of your own via What The Hell.] Well whataya … Continue reading

March 3, 2020 · 4 Comments

A new nonfiction project comin’ down the pike!

Coming soon, my new nonfiction project, Close to Perfect: How to Write and Publish Your Novel. Here’s the gist: Thank goodness novelist Kevin Brennan (Parts Unknown, Yesterday Road, Eternity Began … Continue reading

February 20, 2020 · 6 Comments

Free at last?

A couple of weeks ago I asked the mostly rhetorical question, If giving away books doesn’t yield sales of your other books, or new reviews, why are you giving away … Continue reading

January 27, 2020 · 10 Comments

Asking for a friend …

Actually, no. I’m asking for myself. Long-time readers of What The Hell know I’ve been at this now—writing a writing blog about writing and blogging—for almost seven years. In the … Continue reading

January 13, 2020 · 33 Comments