Sherwood Smith

Writer of fantasy, historical romance, and science fiction

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News

Writer status:

January is already ending. I hope that we’ll see rain before the long, dry months of summer set in. January means that application season for Viable Paradise Writers’ Workshop is now open, closing in June, when applicants are evaluated and selected on the basis of who we think would benefit from the workshop the most.

Writing proceeds apace!

Publication status:

Besides Time of Daughters, also out, Lily and Crown, a novella about Colend’s origin story. Of course it has a masquerade central, because Colend.

Being one of the many authors who have no skill (or budget) for marketing, I am grateful for word of mouth from readers. Here is a review that pretty much made my year.

I’m trying to learn how to do newsletters. If you’re interested in receiving one when I have something coming out, sign up here to be notified. I promise I will only send one out when I have actual news, unless you sign up for the version that talks about various of my published books. (Those letters go out every six weeks or so, not a bombardment.)

Interviews

with writer Francesca Forrest, about Lhind, and villains

Henry Herz

Book View Cafe

Why I link my books here whenever I can

BVC (which offers its e-books in mobi and epub formats) was formed by a bunch of writers as a cooperative publishing effort. Books offered cross all genres, from science fiction to romance to historical to mainstream. We function as editors, copyeditors, formatters, cover artists, and site maintainers. We offer both reprints (currently in e-form, but we’re looking at print options) and new books. 95% of the proceeds go to the authors! That means that the author actually earns most of the money you pay, instead of publishers and big venues like Amazon, B&N, and iTunes.

Here is our latest offering, and this is my bookshelf.

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