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A Future Classic: The Nix

Literature becomes "classic literature" when it includes two things: 1. Timeless themes that transcend culture, period, and setting. 2. A penetrating view of the current culture, period, and setting. It seems like these should be opposites. How can a book be firmly entrenched in its time, yet also transcend that time? Nathan Hill's debut novel … Continue reading A Future Classic: The Nix

Book Marketing: What Worked, What Flopped

The Endurance Series has been out for a month now. To my pleasant surprise, it has earned back what I spent on cover design and marketing. In this post, I'm going to share which marketing promotions worked and which didn't. First, some background: 1. The book is an anthology of five novellas and two short … Continue reading Book Marketing: What Worked, What Flopped