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New eBook format!

New eBook format!

I just published an update to "The Fire Within". There are small improvements to the text throughout, and I've switched to a more professional look for the eBook. I picked up a new App called Vellum that's super easy to use. I'll continue to write in Scrivener, and I'll Compile directly from Scrivener to a PDF for Createspace, but for print I'll Compile to Word, import to Vellum, tidy up a few things, and export to many platforms at once. Vellum - highly recommended! Visit me on Facebook
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Print Books are alive!

Print Books are alive!

Today I published The Fire Within as a paperback at Createspace. It will be available at Amazon, but even better, get it at the link below. If the book "works" for some part of the reading public out there, that's all I want. eStore Paperback  
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Print books coming soon!

Print books coming soon!

I'm nearing the end of navigating the Createspace labyrinth and should have a proof copy in a week or so. After making corrections (if necessary) I'll order more and start looking for places to show them to folks. One possibility is Book People: http://www.bookpeople.com. It's an Austin, TX landmark, a great place for eclectic book readers. I'm told that I can put a half dozen books on their shelves on "consignment" and see how they do. If that goes well, we'll schedule a signing. Coming up is Austin's annual sciFi convention, ArmadilloCon 38, 29-31 July 2016: Literary science fiction con. July 29-31, 2016 Omni South Park Hotel 4140 Governor's Row Austin, TX 78744 Austin, TX area Panels, Art Show, Gaming, Charity, Full Day Writer's Workshop,…
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Dedication

Dedication

I have my mother (that's her and my dad) to thank, in many ways, for getting me this far. She taught me to love reading, and from there it's just a step — and a LOT of hard work! — to writing. Below is the dedication from my first book (The Fire Within). To all the women who inspired my vision of Kell Stark, not least my father’s mother, Lucy Faye Treat. She was smart, tough, and sometimes mean — and she loved me. To my father, R. L. (Red) Treat, likely the greatest man who ever lived. To my mother, Janice Smith Treat, who started college in my second semester, earned a Master’s degree later, and proved that it’s never too late to…
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