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Jon Clinch on Belzoni, micro-publishing, and What Comes After

Jon Clinch, the acclaimed literary author who shocked just about everybody by opting for self-publishing in 2012, has taken another unconventional turn. His latest novel, Belzoni Dreams of Egypt, is greeting the world in monthly installments, which Clinch is pricing at 99 cents apiece, before the entire novel is released in December. It’s a throwback […]

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When it comes to the book business and how I comport myself, I’m a man of guiding principles: 1. Write what’s in my heart, not what I calculate to be the quickest route to sales, notoriety, etc. 2. Connect with readers, not other authors. 3. Don’t get in back-and-forths with critics. They have their role, […]

Catching up

Some news and notes on various fronts. I’ve been really busy these past few weeks–with the promise of more busy-ness to come–and haven’t had time to get to this stuff until now: 600 HOURS OF EDWARD is out, and doing swimmingly. In just over a month since it’s re-release, it has garnered about 25 new, […]

Introducing PRETTY MUCH TRUE…

I’ve been fortunate to work with some wonderfully talented folks with the little indie imprint I run, Missouri Breaks Press. Carol Buchanan’s Gold Under Ice was a worthy successor to her Spur Award-winning debut, God’s Thunderbolt. Ed Kemmick’s collection of Montana yarns, The Big Sky, By and By, has found an enthusiastic audience and is […]

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