So I made some changes in plan for my birthday. I decided to get a room at Aksarben Suites. I’ll spend the day in Aksarben and pretend that I traveled. What I will have, I’ll decide tomorrow, although I suspect that it will be Pickleman’s pizza. I’ll read and chill. Maybe I’ll take a bus to the Dundee Dell. So many things I can do. For coffee, I’ll go to the Starbucks on 90th and Pacific. That one has the Verismo coffee machine makes an excellent cup of coffee. I can even take an early walk at the lake as I make my way to Aksarben.
The big push for horror isn’t in October. It’s June, July and August. As someone who self publishes books, I’m not at all interested in what’s trending. Mainly because I just need to write as many and publish as many books as possible. Following trends gets thrown out the window when you want to publish four to six books a year.
I already knew that books and dvds, perhaps most streaming get released on Tuesdays. At one time I knew why.
It was the whole business of everything getting shifted because of the pandemic that I realized that the push for horror was June through August. Harrow the Ninth was supposed to be released in 25 June and now is 4 August. The Night of the Mannequins by Stephen Graham Jones was supposed to be released on 14 July and is now 1 September. That was supposed to be my Birthday book this year.What I found out about Stephen Graham Jones is that a novel of his should have already been released, but it got pushed…