Matt Betts Science Fiction Author + Zombie Wrangler - page 7

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I update the blog as much as I can. I'm writing, you know.

Cover Reveal for Indelible Ink

Cover Reveal for Indelible Ink

Today is the cover reveal for my next book, Indelible Ink! It’s an urban fantasy/science fiction mix due to be released in July. Check out the wonderful sites below to see the full cover by Brad Sharp! Dirge Magazine Beauty in Ruins All Things Urban…

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Cover Reveal for Steel Victory

Cover Reveal for Steel Victory

Head over to Dirge Magazine for the cover reveal of J.L. Gribble’s debut novel, Steel Victory and a discussion of artist Bradley Sharp’s excellent cover art. About Steel Victory: One hundred years ago, the vampire Victory retired from a centuries-long mercenary career. She settled in Limani,…

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Selling your book in person – Part Two

Selling your book in person – Part Two

Out in the ‘Verse Selling your book in person – Part Two This is part II of my quick guide to selling your books in person. You can find the first part here. Rule #4 Know your Audience This applies to your book AND the…

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Selling your book in person – Part One

Selling your book in person – Part One

Out in the ‘Verse Selling your book in person – Part One   Let’s start a conversation about selling your book. I don’t mean online or in a bookstore. What I want to talk about is the in-person, at-a-conference, in-a-dealers room, or however you make…

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Ugh. My Nemesis AGAIN.

Ugh. My Nemesis AGAIN.

So, my Nemesis, Mercedes M. Yardley is at it again. ANOTHER book. What, is she a writer or something? Her new release is Pretty Little Dead Girls: A Novel of Murder and Whimsy.  It’s Awesome. I got to read it a while ago and it’s an…

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Gimmie Some Sugar, Baby

Gimmie Some Sugar, Baby

Take a look at this vintage ad taken from Life Magazine, July 25, 1969, extolling the benefits of sugar. When’s your “Fat Time” and what, exactly is your “appestat”? Eat a candy bar before dinner to reduce your appetite! Er… appestat!  Sugar… only 18 calories…

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The Man of Steel is the Man of the Hour

The Man of Steel is the Man of the Hour

Superman’s Action Comics No. 1 sells for record $3.2 million on eBay… Not bad for an space alien in tights. 

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RIP Robin Williams

RIP Robin Williams

Robin Williams died yesterday. He was a hero of mine for so many years. I was going to include a bunch of pictures here, but this one makes me the happiest.

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Dog Days of Covers

Dog Days of Covers

Recently, I was sent a link to a great blog post showing tons of science fiction/fantasy novels which featured cats on their covers. You can check that post here. In the tweet, I was asked where all the covers were with dogs? Good question. I needed…

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Checklist

Checklist

Ok, several glasses of port… Consumed.  Weird selfies in the elevator… Done…  Next? Next?

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