Hot Washes

2017 in Review

By |2017-12-14T09:17:06-05:00December 18th, 2017|Hot Washes|

As customary, every December, I put together a recap of what I spent, what I made, and what I want to do in the next year. 2017 in review is kind of like a stockholder sharing meeting, as everyone who buys a book is essentially investing in the Sush brand. […]

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The Island Kickstarter Hot Wash

By |2017-03-14T08:40:30-05:00January 17th, 2016|Hot Washes|

Oh! You guys hate love these!

If you’re just joining us, a hotwash is what the military does after an exercise. It’s where everyone gathers around a table right after an exercise and talks about what went good, what went bad, and what could be improved.

Observations

Overall, The Island Kickstarter was a smashbang success. […]

Conviction Hotwash

By |2017-03-13T10:59:07-05:00November 16th, 2015|Hot Washes|

“Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted, I just don’t know which half” – John Wanamaker

The book business is a funny thing. Some days, I’ll tweet and tweet and I’ll make zero sales. Other times, I’ll be gone from my computer and come back to 10 downloads. Still […]

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Alliances Hotwash Part II

By |2017-03-07T15:59:30-05:00March 12th, 2015|Hot Washes|

Yesterday, I wrote a blog post about the results of nine weeks’ worth of content building up to Alliances. Today, I’m talking about the […]

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Alliances Hotwash – Part I

By |2017-03-07T15:58:18-05:00March 11th, 2015|Hot Washes|

Y’all know me and my hotwashes. I decided to write a full-up recap and analysis of the promotional period for Alliances, up until the release yesterday. […]

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Pensacon Hotwash – Take 2

By |2017-03-07T15:55:30-05:00March 6th, 2015|Hot Washes|

I realized today that the hotwash I posted yesterday wasn’t really a hotwash. It was more a lovely picture-based summary. The hotwashes you crazy kids have come to expect should have lessons learned and all that fun stuff.

So here’s the real hotwash.


Pensacon the Project encompassed more than just the […]

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Pensacon Hotwash

By |2017-03-07T15:54:03-05:00March 2nd, 2015|Hot Washes|

If you missed the excitement this weekend, I went home to Pensacola to attend the second annual Pensacon and to release Alliances 10 days early.

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Fall For The Indie Book Hot Wash

By |2017-03-07T15:50:12-05:00December 13th, 2014|Hot Washes|

Whew, that was a long fifteen weeks y’all. But it successfully filled the time between August and December so now I can start promoting Alliances highlighted fifteen authors.

As you may remember, hot washes are how the military reviews exercises and other events to take a peek at […]

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First Book Signing Hot Wash

By |2017-03-06T12:22:06-05:00September 21st, 2014|Hot Washes|

Yesterday, I had my first book signing in Leesburg, VA and to be perfectly frank, it did not go so hot. So in the spirit of sharing all my ups AND downs, here’s a run down of all the stuff that happened, and how I’m going to do things differently.

In […]

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Double Life Release Hot Wash

By |2017-03-20T11:27:05-05:00June 16th, 2014|Hot Washes|

This is the Double Life hot wash. For those who aren’t in the military, a hot wash is a run-down of the good, bad, and ugly when you have an event.

So, I published a book last week…

Yeah, I know I’m super late blogging about it. […]

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