Self-Publishing Colin on Kindle

I'm not a huge fan of self-publishing - it's hard to sell books without the marketing and distribution network of a big publisher. Even small presses have a hard time. But Amazon has the opportunity to self-publish for Kindle, and since you don't have to put up any money up front, we thought we would give it a try for a couple of Colin's stories.

Colin Maguire writes literary horror, and even though I don't care for horror in general, I do like spooky stories sometimes and I really like his work (full disclosure: I am married to the man, but that doesn't stop me from critiquing his work if I don't like it). It's scary without being too gory.

He has one story, Swamp Bride, which is written in perfect pitch dialect. I watched him go over that story with a fine-toothed comb to make sure the dialect was consistent. And his other story available on Kindle, Ostrich Night, is a surprisingly sensitive and emotionally complex portrait of what happens if you treat your animals poorly. Check them out if you like horror or dark fantasy. They are only $2.99 each! You can read Kindle stories even if you don't have a Kindle - you can read them on your PC, smartphone, tablet etc.

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