Tag: apex publications

  • INSIDER TALK: Basic Analytics of a Small Press

    I was closing the Apex Publications books for the month of May when I decided to play around with the data. I found it interesting so I thought I would share it with the world. Through the end of May, Apex sold 3 eBooks for every print copy sold. Incredibly, Amazon accounts for 79% of […]

  • SELF PROMOTION: 25 Days till the Apex Celebration

    By my reckoning, we are 25 days from the Apex 10th Anniversary event at Joseph-Beth Booksellers in Lexington, KY. This day also marks the release date for my new book For Exposure: The Life and Times of a Small Press Publisher. Look at the youthful publisher wannabe in the photo below! That’s me approximately 10-12 […]

  • 5 Things I’ve Learned From Shark Tank

    Not having a business degree has, at times, been a hindrance when it comes to running Apex Publications, LLC. I’m a busy guy, so I don’t have the time to head back to school and pick up all those boring accounting and business management courses. Instead, I decided I would watch Shark Tank to bring […]

  • 10 Question FAQ: Apex Magazine has a new chief

    It is true. I have taken over as Apex Magazine editor-in-chief. Here’s a brief FAQ about the self promotion: 1) Why the switch? Because I foresee life changes in my future and I felt that placing myself back in the role of EiC of the zine would help the odds that these life changes are […]

  • Imaginarium — Workshop, Panels, and a Table

    There is a new writers’ convention happening this weekend in Louisville, KY. What: Imaginarium Where: Louisville, KY When: September 19-21 Website: http://www.entertheimaginarium.com/ Workshop list: http://www.entertheimaginarium.com/workshops/ I count 12 workshops happening over the three days led by the likes of Tim Waggoner, Lee Martindale, and…me! There will also be panels on a wide variety of topics […]

  • Upcoming Appearances and miscellany

    We’ve reached the time of year where I have a crazy amount of things happening. The Farmer’s Market/Morris Book Shop Booth June 7th, 9am-Noon, Saturday Lexington, KYMari Adkins and I will be signing. Come get your fruit and your book in the same trip! Buy my book and I will buy you a strawberry. Event […]

  • Cover Model (with zombie arm)

    I got bit by a zombie on my left arm. It festered up something awful, but it did land me on the cover of a magazine. Don’t believe me? See for yourself! The Southsider Magazine is a Lexington, KY, community interest publication with a sizable circulation (yay for publicity!). Being an inhabit of the south […]

  • Apex Publications seeks Blog Editor

    I’m cross posting this here hoping to lasso a few more qualified candidates. 🙂 This originally appeared on the Apex blog. Apex is looking for a blog editor. Are you interested? Hey, you might wonder. Didn’t they recently hire Sarah Olson? Indeed, we did. And Sarah has been and remains insanely awesome. She has done […]