In the May edition of Bull Specs “The Hardest Part,” I discuss the challenges of writing Red Sky Dawning, and what it means to be a legally blind author. You can read my guest column here. About this publication: BULL SPEC was founded in November 2009, and published its first issue in March 2010. While the […]
So what would THE MAKO SAGA look like on the silver screen? IJM discusses his dream cast and crew for the project.
Arrives exclusively on Amazon April 30, 2015
Hey guys, Ian J. Malone here. Well, it’s official: RED SKY DAWNING (the direct sequel to MAKO and book two in THE MAKO SAGA) arrives for sale in e-book and paperback on Amazon, April 30, 2015. The audiobook will follow shortly thereafter on Audible and iTunes. I know it’s been a long time coming, gang, […]
Hey guys, keeping this one brief since most of us still have tons to do before Thursday. That said, I didn’t feel right about closing down 2014 without giving you at least a taste of what’s to come this spring.
Hello again, everyone! Welcome to fall and the Halloween edition of the Manifesto! Today we’re discussing what has long since been the great unicorn for most indie authors- — brick and mortar book sales. I use that metaphor because, like the unicorn, most indie authors have heard that bookstore sales exist, but few if any […]
As of July 31, eyes not belonging to me were reading the latest adventure of Lee Summerston and the Renegades.
Okay, so I typically touch on a bit of everything in this blog, from sports to music, movies, food, and of course… writing. That said, tonight is FINALLY the NFL Draft (should’ve been two weekends ago at noon on a Saturday, but I digress) and given that this is one of my favorite days on […]
Welcome one and all to Spring 2014! Hope the holidays were fabulous to you and yours, and that your new year has started out with a bang — or at the very least, with little if any snow. (What up, fellow east-coasters!) As I’m sure will come as no surprise to those who know us; […]
I love Christmas time, I really do. I love the weather, the lights, the food, the time with friends and family… all of it. Now couple everything I just said with the awesomeness that is New Year’s and college bowl season (which I’ll address shortly), and this really is “the most wonderful time of the […]
Ah, Thanksgiving… How I’ve missed you and the gluttonous, calorie-rich glory you represent! Smoked turkey breast, spiral-cut ham, deep-fried venison, sweet potato souffle, pecan pie, pumpkin pie, apple pie, banana puddin’, chocolate cake… vegetables that I’m sure someone not named Ian will eat! I mean, seriously people! Throw in all of your favorite friends and […]
Hello again, everyone, and welcome to a brisk autumn edition of the Mako Manifesto. Many of you read this blog because you know I’m a writer, and whether it’s to learn more about my work or the craft in general, you come here looking for indie-related content. As a regular reader, though, you’re also well […]