Category Archives: Writing

One more sale

According to my calculations, if I sell one more book–ebook or print version–I will earn out what I paid for the cover of book one. So if you know someone who might like my book, send them the link. Here’s … Continue reading

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Kindle Select and me

I just put Book One of The Catmage Chronicles into the Kindle Select program, which means if you have Amazon Prime, you can borrow and read the ebook for free. And so can your friends, so pass the word along.

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Two readings this month for The Catmage Chronicles

I’m having a reading and book-signing at the Richmond JCC tomorrow, and will be doing the same again in a couple of weeks at Or Ami’s book fair. It will be nice to see how my own Jewish community likes … Continue reading

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A good place to find books.

My book is being featured Saturday at The Fussy Librarian, a new website that offers personalized ebook recommendations via an opt-in mailing list. You choose from 30 genres and indicate preferences about content and then the computers work their magic. … Continue reading

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A year tomorrow

My first novel will have been out a year tomorrow. If some of you haven’t bought it yet, well, now’s the time to raise my monthly average for the first year’s sales. You can get it on Amazon, Kobo, or … Continue reading

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What I’ve been up to

Writing and working. I’m overdue with book two, so I’m playing catch-up. It MUST get done before the Christmas rush. Also, doctors. Alas, my tooth cannot be saved, so as of next Monday, I will have an odd number of … Continue reading

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Well, that was lovely

Glenn Reynolds linked my book today, and I made a nice number of new readers. So here, have a cat picture. It’s Tig in the sun. You can see where they shaved him for the IV.

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Someone else’s book

I recently read/reviewed a new book for teenage boys, a SF mystery set on a space station in the 24th century. Highly recommend it, especially if you’ve got boys who like to read (or if you just plain like to … Continue reading

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Miles to go before I sleep

This is what’s wrong with modern poetry. It can’t compare to the classical, metered poems. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, by Robert Frost. Whose woods these are I think I know. His house is in the village though; … Continue reading

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Milestones

Have you bought my book yet? Well, if you have, you have contributed to two milestones: I made the 250th sale a couple of weeks ago, and this week, I passed four figures in earnings. While that may not seem … Continue reading

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Sunday briefs

CNN discovers racism in the Zimmerman case: Honestly, could they be any more hypocritical? Good for you, Jo: J.K. Rowling wrote a crime novel under a pseudonym–and people loved it. The difference between its reception, and the reception of The … Continue reading

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Last day for the sale price!

Today is the last day to get the ebook of Darkness Rising: Book One of The Catmage Chronicles for $2.99 and the paperback for $11.99 ($10.70 with the added Amazon discount). And starting tomorrow, I’m going to put the paperback … Continue reading

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Another Goodreads Giveaway

Ending tonight. (And awesome: The javascript in the widget conflicts with my theme. Oh, well.) Goodreads Book Giveaway Darkness Rising by Meryl Yourish Giveaway ends May 08, 2013. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter to win

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Back on track

Did a lot of writing this week, culminating with finishing up the early chapters today. I’m shooting for finishing this summer and releasing book 2 in early autumn, hopefully no later than September (which may technically be summer, but we’ll … Continue reading

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A Capitalism kind of May Day

I’m celebrating May Day by putting both versions of Darkness Rising: Book One of The Catmage Chronicles on sale. The ebook price has been reduced to $2.99 for the month, and the paperback has been reduced as well. What’s that? … Continue reading

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