Publishing · Saint Flaherty Series · What Boys Are Made Of

Publishing is a Long Road: On Not Giving Up, Even When I Really Really Wanted To.

Oh where, oh where, oh where have I been these past couple weeks? Why, turning myself into a Real Author™, of course! It’s bloody exhausting. I just finished up a promo for my books. For five days, I discounted them, ran an advertisement, participated in major retailer’s summer promo, and collaborated with other authors to… Continue reading Publishing is a Long Road: On Not Giving Up, Even When I Really Really Wanted To.

Publishing · What Boys Are Made Of

A Nice Punch to the Gut from Reality

This book publishing thing, I tell you, it’s rough business. But it is a business, and so I’m going to talk about it because, well, why the heck not. I’m writing a blog post about my writing. What could be more appropriate? Readers who aren’t writers, stick around. This one’s for everyone, because it’s not… Continue reading A Nice Punch to the Gut from Reality

Novels · Publishing · Saint Flaherty Series · Technology

What Makes People Buy Books?

Ah, marketing. Can you believe that before my book came out last month, I was actually excited to give it a try? Marketing is, it turns out, a jerk. You wouldn’t think it’d be hard to sell eight hours of entertainment for literally less than the price of a cup of coffee, but alas, publishing… Continue reading What Makes People Buy Books?

Novels · Saint Flaherty Series · What Boys Are Made Of

What Boys Are Made Of Preview: Chapter 1!

With the release of What Boys Are Made Of less than a month away, I’m excited to post the first chapter of it on my blog! For the next two weeks, I’ll be posting a chapter every Wednesday. Please feel free to read them over, share them with your friends, your enemies, that one neighbor… Continue reading What Boys Are Made Of Preview: Chapter 1!

Advice · Publishing · What Boys Are Made Of

The Best Font For My Book

As a reader, font is probably something you don’t give much thought to. Words are on the page, and so long as it’s legible, what does it matter, right? If only. Fonts have far more sway than most people realize. Similar to the temperature in an office making you feel welcome or worried, or the… Continue reading The Best Font For My Book

Help wanted · Saint Flaherty Series · What Boys Are Made Of · Writing

Cover Reveal and Call For Advance Readers

This is the moment we’ve been waiting for. Book 1, recently re-titled What Boys Are Made Of, is nearing its release date of March 15th, 2016. And here it is! In this gritty debut set in a near-future Appalachia, S. Hunter Nisbet presents a stunning story of surviving the choices we make—and those that are made… Continue reading Cover Reveal and Call For Advance Readers