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Old 03-17-2017, 07:07 AM
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Default I put a book on Amazon - Thresholds of the Grand Dream

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Whenever the kids at Sonia Obata's new school go to sleep, they go to a place called the Grand Dream. There, they can do whatever they want—play a game, write a song, or paint a masterpiece—without a single adult to bother them. But when Sonia discovers something has tampered with her memories of this place, she realizes it's not the paradise it seems to be.

A mysterious girl helps Sonia escape and reveals the terrible truth: the Grand Dream is on the verge of collapse! To stop it, she gives Sonia an amulet called the Baku's Fang, which grants her the ability to travel into other dreams. She must search through the dream world, fight terrifying nightmares, and confront the traumas of her own past, in order to save her new friends. The Grand Dream won't let them go without a fight.
Here it is right here! I also did the cover, with help from fellow forums poster Guy.

I'm doing a temporary giveaway, so the book's available for free until 3/21.
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Old 03-17-2017, 11:41 AM
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Cool! Picked it up, looking forward to checking it out!
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Old 03-17-2017, 01:15 PM
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Yeah, good job Alex. I will grab it very soon.
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Old 03-22-2017, 09:01 AM
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Yeah, good job Alex.
Thanks, I sure hope so. I at least made it to #10 in Free Children's eBook Fantasy over the weekend, so that's something.

The giveaway's over now, and I've made some adjustments I meant to make last night, so the price should be $3.99 later today.
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Old 05-21-2017, 11:40 AM
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And now I have a print version! The link is to the Createspace estore. The Amazon link isn't up yet; I'll edit the post when it's ready.
I get a bigger royalty from the Createspace estore, so buy it there.
But good Lord, was this difficult. I couldn't just use Microsoft Word this time--I needed more precision, so I had to use an actual typesetting program this time. Made me wish I got paid for just that part.

Now I can't unsee where text isn't justified, either. I even installed a chrome add-on that justifies any web page I want.

**UPDATE** That was faster than I expected.

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Old 08-15-2017, 04:09 PM
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And starting tomorrow, one of the local bookstores will be carrying my book! Huzzah!
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Old 08-15-2017, 11:22 PM
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Wow, that is great! Congratulations!
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Old 08-22-2017, 07:38 AM
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Cool! I picked up the Kindle version and started reading it, and I'm really liking it. There are some things that detract from it, and if you're interested I can relay those, but overall, it's really compelling, even though I'm not really the YA fiction demographic anymore
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Old 08-22-2017, 05:29 PM
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I think an Amazon review will suffice. Glad you're enjoying it.
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