Well, if you couldn’t already tell by the header on this blog post, this is another one of those self-promoting, reasonably mindless rants about how my crown jewel of notoriety The Greenland Diaries: Days 1 – 100 is free today on the Kindle. Almost everyone who has read this blog and follows me on any social media has either bought or downloaded this book. I feel like a broken record when I advertise it again, but having your book enrolled in KDP Select (Kindle Direct Program) gives you five free days to give your titles away, so I would feel like I was wasting this promotional tool if I didn’t pester anyone about them.
If by some miraculous stream of events you haven’t heard of my book series The Greenland Diaries from these constant posts, while, I’m going to explain it a little bit. The Greenland Diaries is an apocalyptic, fiction series about a bank teller working in West Saint Paul, Minnesota. One evening he is closing down the drive-up and a drumming sound begins in the background. Monsters appear. They’re not robots, zombies, or aliens, but real abominations, so terrifying that the main character can’t even look at them. He hides in the basement as society collapses, and writes journal entries about what is happening around him.
Make no mistake, the monsters are the real draw of the story. They are unlike anything you have ever read or seen. They are the star of the show, the main thematic focus, and the real reason to even get this book. I love a good monster. They’re a passion of mine. This whole book series is dedicated to finding out what the hell they are, and why they’ve decided to wipe humanity out.
Now is a great time to get invested in The Greenland Diaries. Not only is the first book free right now to download (the echoing of self-promotion makes me sick, but how else is my work ever going to get out there) but there are four more books in the series to devour. The first two books have just been freshly revised and are infinitely more palatable. I will be writing two more, just taking a brief hiatus. You can only write about the end of the world so much before you get a bit paranoid.
The monsters in this series are incredible. My hope is that someday someone with more marketing acumen and wider distribution will pick up this series so more people can enjoy them. They grow more rewarding with each book. I couldn’t be prouder of them. I’m glad I took the plunge and self-published books with them. They’d been bullying me around in my muses for long enough.
Have a great, safe, and enjoyable weekend.