As you know, I try to write a newsletter about once a week or once every other week. This week I decided to add something different. A blog. The blog is NOT going to promote my comics or books but instead give YOU some friendly writing advice and tips.
This week’s writing tip…
Know your target audience!
My first 3 Tercona books –
Tercona: Book 1 – Our New Home,
Tercona: Book 2 – Dr. Q & The Banana Gun and
Tercona: Book 3 – Trinity’s Traps
These books were targeted toward girls 8 – 12 years old.
My first comic book was published in 2019. It was called Tercona comic #1 – Who is Thea Baymon? It was targeted toward teens but generally, I like to say – all ages. Comics 2 – 6 also target the same age group.
My romantic comedy novel The Taming Of April is targeted toward adults. If it was a movie it would be rated R. Sex “talk” and teasing but defiantly not pornographic or what some people call “spicy”. The Taming Of April is sent to be published in March of 2023.
As you can see, books, comics, and novels can all target different audiences and different age groups. If you want to sell your books to that age group you have to know who your target audience is.
The Taming Of April will be published!
As most of you know I was running a Kickstarter for my book The Taming Of April. However, my Kickstarter failed.
For the past few weeks, I’m been a little depressed and feeling down. I felt like a failure. As of today, I’m done feeling that way. It’s time to move forward.
My first comic con of 2023 is Fan Expo Cleveland in March of 2023 so as of right now, my new publishing date for The Taming Of April is March of 2023.
Finally, the Taming Of April will have over 60 chapters. If you want to read the first 3 chapters click – HERE.
My Kickstarter for The Taming Of April has FAILED!
Ok…truth be told, with only 6 days left I canceled it. I canceled it because I only had $350 (which is only about a 1/4 of the way to my goal.) and I knew that I would never in a million years be able to get the rest of the funding ($650) in only 6 days!
For the record, the book was going to be published in June of this year but I listened to everyone’s advice and put the book on the Kickstarter instead to make the backers feel special that they go it first. But now that the Kickstarter has failed, I’m kicking myself for not having copies of the book to sell at comic cons this year.
My plan now is to publish this book in March of 2023 and make it available for the first time at my first comic con in 2023, Fan Expo Cleveland.
Thank you to everyone who funded the Kickstarter and helped me out. Even though it failed, I really appreciate what you did. Thanks!
** This post has nothing to do with Tercona but I am the WRITER of this new book so I wanted to tell you about it. **
The Kickstarter for my book The Taming Of April is NOW LIVE!!!
Can a wild girl find true love? Find out in The Taming Of April.
To back my Kickstarter for The Taming Of April just “click” the picture.
There are 2 different covers for this book. Below is the regular cover. This cover will eventually make its way to Amazon and bookstores.
This cover was made by my Tercona artist Ujval Purabiya.
An artist named Robert Torices did this cover. This cover is ONLY available on Kickstarter!
Again, to back the Kickstarter for The Taming Of April all you have to do is CLICK on the picture that says – Kickstarter LIVE!
** WARNING **
This post has NOTHING to do with Tercona!
The Kickstarter for my NEW romance novel called The Taming Of April is now in the pre-launch phase! (click the picture!)
Adam King must pick up the pieces from a hard breakup. He’s overweight, working as a farm hand and he knows his life doesn’t have a destination. As he slowly makes some changes to better his career goals and move forward with his dating life, he gets a haircut and encounters a hairdresser named April Bender.
Adam slowly finds out that April has a bit of a wild streak. She enters wet t-shirt contests, loves to skinny dip, and has sex with men on the first date.
Shocked and yet also thrilled by April’s erotic zest for life Adam realizes she doesn’t need a boyfriend; she needs a true friend. April is tormented by the demons of her past. Bad breakups, being raised by a single biker mom who loves to party, and having too many sexual partners before the age of 25. She has a very tough time letting go of her carefree promiscuous lifestyle. When her sexual outlook on life finally catches up with her, she realizes she must also make changes to better herself but is it too late? April fears she might lose the only man that has ever truly treated her with respect and dignity.
Entertaining, funny, and deeply moving, with just a pinch of sensual erotic fun The Taming of April is a romantic comedy story of how a man who was once a cowboy uses his skills to tame a wild woman.