Other places you can connect with me include:
I welcome guest posts, but please check out the instructions below first.
I’m frequently asked for a review. Sadly, as a new dad with a full-time day job, I just lack the time to do so. I can, however, offer you a book feature, if you write in the genres of fantasy/sci-fi. Please check out the guest post FAQ for further information.
Guest Post FAQ
By sending me your guest post you agree to grant me non-exclusive publication rights to it. In other words, you allow me to publish it while the copyright and all other rights remain with you. You also agree that I have the right to edit it so that it fits the style and content of my blog, and that I can remove it at any time at my discretion. Guest posts will be published on both my website and WordPress blog.
1. What kinds of guest posts do you publish?
Anything that is book-related and of interest to my readers. I’m looking for posts that are fun, helpful and honest. My readers expect the best from my blog, and I try my hardest to offer it to them.
If you’re looking for an author or book feature, it helps if you’ve been active on my blog so that I know you. As I write children’s books as well as fantasy and sci-fi, books featured have to be PG-13.
2. Is there a fee involved?
No. I do this as a means of paying it forward to the community. Too many aspiring bloggers can’t seem to get a break and I want to help with that.
3. Who owns the guest post?
You do. Once it’s published on my blog, however, you can’t ask for it to be removed, as this would be disrespectful to my readers.
4. May I send it to other blogs or outlets?
5. Is there a period during which I can’t do so?
Nope. You can send it to other blogs or outlets as soon as you wish.
5. Can I use outbound links?
In most cases, you will only be permitted to link to your own social media and books. I spend hours on the posts I publish on my blog, trying to make them as interesting to my readers as possible, and take great pride in my work. My blog is not a link farm, so I take great offense if you treat it as such. Treat it as a place to connect with like-minded people, not as part of your SEO strategy.
6. I’m sold. Nothing would please more than sending you my guest post (except for cake, duh). What do you need from me?
Please send me your idea for a guest post. If we move forward with it, I’ll need the following (please consider this a checklist and be sure to send me everything):
- The post in word format;
- all photos as separate files;
- a short author bio;
- your photo;
- social media/contact links;
- buy links (in case of a book feature).
7. Done. Is there anything else you need?
Yes. My blog will offer you exposure to real people. I think each and every one of them as my friend, so please visit the post once it’s live and respond to the comments. It’s shocking how many guest bloggers never show up to say a simple “thank-you” to their readers.
I sent my first email from my cave, just before dad took me hunting for my very first Stegosaurus. Since then, I’ve been obsessive about checking my email. Just fill in the form below, and I’ll get back to you real soon.
If you subscribe to my newsletter, I’ll keep you up-to-date with my news and send you exclusive short stories as a ‘thank-you.’ You can also subscribe to my ARC list below and be the first to read all of my works–for free!
I will never share your email address or personal information with others. For further information, please check out the small print.