Jane Austen’s Birthday Soiree

December 16 is Jane Austen’s 236th birthday. It honestly amazes me to think that we are still reading and relating to the books that she wrote more than 200 years ago. Her characters have universal and timeless appeal, and I’m honored to have been able to write about three of them. I’m also honored to […]

The Unsellable Sells 5K

As of sometime this weekend, Charlotte Collins, that unsellable book, sold its 5,000th copy. This number of sales took slightly more than 1 year. And I am thrilled and thankful for all the Austen fans who were willing to try a different sort of sequel.

Numbers: July

If there’s one thing I’ve learned in my time as an indie publisher, it’s that some people love hearing numbers, and other people become upset by them. I’m not bragging or complaining about sales or profits here; I’m providing data so others can choose how they want to price their books. If you do not […]

Absolute Liability around the Web

Absolute Liability has been available on ebook for 8 days. Watching a young book toddle on its own into the world is both exciting and scary, and my feelings have alternated between pride and horror. As I’ve said before, it isn’t every occupation that allows literally anyone in the world to review the work done […]


Today, Charlotte Collins sold its 4,000th copy! Thank you to everyone who has purchased the book. I hope you enjoyed reading it as much as I enjoyed writing it.