Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Cover reveal in the midst of insanity

Well, insanity is my story and I'm sticking to it for now. A word of advice to self-publishers: trying to organize a tour blog less than a month ahead of time is not recommended.

I'm publishing the Disciple Half-Omnibus on February 1st. As the title indicates, it's half the Disciple series collected into one ebook. Price will be $6.99.

Back cover
War is coming. Kate Carpenter is only a peasant girl, but she’s determined to help defend the kingdom and its bound saints against the invading empire. Her healing magic earned her a coveted apprenticeship with the master healer; now she must prove herself ready to stand in the front lines and save lives.

She’s not ready for the attentions of a ne’er-do-well knight and the kingdom’s only prince, though. This is no time to be distracted by romance — the empire’s monstrous army will tear through anyone standing between them and the kingdom’s magical founts. All disciples must put aside their tangled feelings and stand in the homeland’s defense.

There's some evidence that compilations are convenient for readers who want to catch up on a series. It's one thing to buy rather than several. Since I already had ebook files set up, it was pretty easy to assemble them all into one big file. Three books, all the appendices, and I combined the character indexes too.

The cover art is the wonderful landscape that I commissioned way back before Part I and has only seen use in a few banners. If you're on my mailing list, look for a special announcement about art prints soon...

So, near-zero overhead to produce this. I'll promote it of course but I'll be putting more effort into Disciple, Part IV. Which will be published on March 1. The universe is, of course, trying to align itself to make this challenging.

Other plans
I will be participating in the BBF Writer's Workshop Feb. 7-9 -- my presentation about self-publishing will be on the 9th. I will be interviewed by Tara Maya as part of her Fantasy Author Post Swap series. And who knows what else will come up...

1 comment:

Daniel Wallock said...

Truly awesome cover! Would you like to announce your new book on my blog as a guest post?

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