March 5, 2010: Cover proof approved.
March 12, 2010: Page proofs approved.
March 15, 2010: Book sent to printer.
March 19, 2010: Homecoming is officially "live," and up on the iUniverse website. I haven't held a copy in my hands yet.
March 26, 2010: Homecoming is now available on Amazon.com. I still haven't seen the book myself. At least one independent bookseller has received copies.
April 3, 2010: My first two copies arrived, and my first blog is up at Wordpress.
April 9, 2010: Checked status of e-book formatting. Looks like another 2 weeks.
April 26, 2010: E-book formatting is apparently complete, and Amazon.com is listing the Kindle version. I've asked that the e-version price be reduced to $7, as I can't see charging more than the cost of a standard mass-market paperback for an e-book. No luck so far.
May 1, 2010: My author copies arrived, together with the extra ones I ordered for signings and consignment sales.
May 26, 2010: Homecoming will be listed in the Barnes and Noble Rising Star Special Collection page in June.
June 15, 2010: I am going to publish the sequel to Homecoming, tentatively titled Tourist Trap. Look for it next winter, when I may do a bit of a redesign on this site. Meanwhile, I'll be putting in a page for Tourist Trap, and possibly expanding the glossary to cover it.
August 23, 2010: Homecoming listed on USA Book News.
September 10, 2010 Tourist Trap is into the final editing phase.
October 30, 2010 Interview on Toginet.com at 4 pm EDt. I'll post the mp3 here when I get it.
January 10, 2011: InsideScoopLive online radio interview. Also available free on iTunes
E-Book price reduced to $7 (finally!)
February 10, 2011: Homecoming announced as a finalist for the Reader Views 2010 Literary Awards and took second place in science fiction.
July 5, 2011:
Proofs approved for Tourist Trap
, the second novel of the Jarnian Confederation.
July 12, 2011: Tourist Trap is now live.