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Dec 31, 2010

New Blog for the New Year!

I'm going to add a new blog to my repertoire. I will still keep this blog to discuss writerly things. The new blog will be aimed at sharing content. I'm going to offer the first book in my new series for free... 500 words a day, from now until June. (It's 98 chapterlets and I will only post Mon-Fri.) I will also offer a pdf file of the whole book for free, if people prefer.

I have no idea if anyone will be intersted in reading the book that way, but I thought it would be a fun thing to try. We'll see how it goes!

To add a little more spice, I'm also going to invite other novelists to advertise their books by posting 500 word long excerpts. And I've also opened it up to posting 500 word flash fiction from time to time.

Sensing the common theme here...? The blog will be called "500 Words."

In other news, the trade paperback versions of both Conmergence and now The Unfinished Song: Initiate, are available!


6 comments:

Michelle Davidson Argyle said...

What a great idea! I'd love to participate as well if you're open to that. :)

Tara Maya said...

But of course!

JaxPop said...

I'm gonna give my cover art guy about one more week - then I think I'm gonna hafta talk to ya about doin' my new cover.

Adding another blog - where the heck do you scrounge up the time? I can't even keep up with email.

Have a Happy & Safe New Year. DE

Tracy Falbe said...

Hi Tara Maya,
Last year I mad a blog novel version of the first book in my series. http://fantasywebfiction.wordpress.com/

It attracts a smattering of readers and encourages a few extra downloads. I get the occasional comment too. I'd call it worth the effort. It does not take much time to build blogs from excerpts of works that are already written. It is another hook in the water to get attention on the internet.

Also, I'd like to be considered for adding an excerpt at 500words when the time comes.

Michelle Davidson Argyle said...

I can't seem to get in because it's private. Will you be sending invites?

Tara Maya said...

@Tracy. Thanks, it's really helpful to hear from other people who have done something similar. I will be glad to add your excerpt.

@Michelle. Sorry! It will be public soon. It's under construction.