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Createspace is moving to KDP…right now!

September 15, 2018 | Books! | Permalink

After a long, long wait, the merger of Createspace and Amazon’s KDP softcover printing service is at hand. It affected me greatly, moving more than 40 titles during the transfer. But… I’m pleased to say the transition was smooth, efficient, and resulted in none of the disaster scenarios I feared. Yes, the switch-over is mandatory. […]

A Bounce Between Bottles – Write Tipsy, Edit Sober

August 2, 2018 | Books!, Love & Relationships, Philosophy, Relationships | Permalink

While deep in his cups, J Edward Neill takes readers on a sometimes funny, often poignant journey. Playful yet serious, humorous yet honest, A Bounce Between Bottles delivers readers on a stroll through everything. It’s a lighthearted memoir blended with sharp philosophy. It’s social commentary blended with powerful cocktails. Dating. Religion. Politics. That one time J Edward […]

New Coffee Table Book – 101 Questions for Single Parents!

July 31, 2018 | Books!, humor, Life | Permalink

This book is for you if… …you’re a sleep-deprived single mom who can name at least 50 Pokémon but can’t keep your kids’ names straight or remember where you parked your car at the grocery store. …you’re a single father who sits in a morning work meeting, waiting to give a monthly report presentation, when […]

Terrifying new cover art – Old Man of Tessera

April 24, 2018 | Art!, Books! | Permalink

A young man from the drowned village of Veni wanders along the sea until he comes to the city of Tessera. The Old Man takes him in and urges him to explore the ancient town, where nothing and no one are as they seem… Old Man of Tessera also appears in the spooky novella, The […]

Breaking Up is Easy to Do

April 13, 2018 | Books! | Permalink

Me: “You don’t have the guts to break up with her.” The World: “Hold my beer.” Read J Edward Neill’s ‘101 BEST Reasons to Break Up.’ And if you love breakup stories so much you want 300 of ’em, try this on for size:

Are you an author in need of cover art? Look no further.

February 8, 2018 | Art!, Books!, Fantasy, Horror | Permalink

For the modern day self-published author, cover art can be an expensive investment. Artists routinely charge $300-$700 for custom-made art, which can cripple modest budgets and drive authors to empty out their bank accounts. And yet… Every book needs a good cover. To hook readers, it’s crucial. The old saying ‘Never judge a book by its cover’ doesn’t apply anymore. […]

UnCommon Evil – A Dark Anthology

February 2, 2018 | Art!, Books!, Horror, Short Stories | Permalink

In the old world city of Ellerae, one person goes missing every day. Poor little Mia doesn’t stand a chance. Or does she? Let the Bodies – A creepy short story follow-up to chilling tale, Old Man of Tessera. Let the Bodies will appear in anthology book UnCommon Evil – Release date Feb 20th, 2018. Preorder Uncommon Evil […]

Goodreads Giveaway – Lords of the Black Sands!

February 1, 2018 | Books!, Dystopian, Sci Fi | Permalink

Enter here for your chance to win one of 100 free copies of Lords of the Black Sands, the thrilling new dystopian adventure by J Edward Neill Goodreads Book Giveaway Lords of the Black Sands by J. Edward Neill Giveaway ends February 20, 2019. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter Giveaway