This week I’m taking a short break from the “Writing Your Book” series to post about something else. Originally, this was going to be a simple self-promotion post. I have a book coming out this week — the mass market paperback release of The Horsemen’s Gambit, book II in my Blood of the Southlands trilogy. The third and final volume in the series, The Dark-Eyes’ War, will be released in hardcover in a couple of weeks, and I’ll be publicizing that in a future post.
The hardcover/paperback progression is not uncommon in publishing, though it is becoming rarer in this economic climate (more and more books are coming out as paperback originals or as trade paperbacks — the larger format paperbacks often used for more mainstream literary releases). Here’s how the hardcover/paperback progression works. The hardcover edition of The Horsemen’s Gambit came out last year around this time (January [...]
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