Author: Paul Cooley

In case you hadn’t noticed, there’s a new trend going on in the independent publishing community–the Kickstarter, Indie-Go-Go, GoFundMe phenomenon. If you’ve been living under a rock for the past couple of years, let me explain how this is SUPPOSED …

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Download Now Against their better judgement (and sanity), the MythWits crew invited me on to their live streaming show. Hilarity occurred and you should give it a listen. Check out their great show at MythWits.com

Being a professional writer means making decisions. It also means you’re in business for yourself, regardless of whether or not you choose to sell your work to publishers or choose to be an independent. Businesses have start-up costs. For independents, …

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I have spent the last 12 months promising a new website. Due to the crazy work schedule, funding, and etc, I’m just now getting round to getting this up and running. So what does this mean? In order to move …

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 Download Now   The FiendMaster joined Michell Plested’s excellent show "Get Published"  to discuss horor with Scott Roche and Jake Bible. It was a doozy. Thanks to all for having me on and the great conversation.

 Download Now Terry, Justin and I rant and rave about pros and cons of self versus traditional publishing.

 Download Now Justin, Terry, and I discuss the art of writing prequels and sequels.

It’s been a very long wait. Too damned long. But here it is: the dustjacket for your very own copy of Garaaga’s Children: Ancients. We expect to send the book off for proof print the first week of September. If …

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 Download Now Be afraid. Be VERY afraid!

Many of you have accused me of being a sick bastard for what I’ve done to your memories of muppets and The Ice Cream Man. Between "The Street" series and "Closet Treats," I’ve destroyed much of your childhoods. And I’ll …

Reggie has some competition… Read More »