So, I've revised my release schedule again. Hopefully for the LAST time, at least when it comes to very large revisions.
The past few days have told me something and provided ample proof to a theory I had been tentatively fostering for a long time: If I write and release longer titles, they will sell better.
And that has happened.
Now, this isn't necessarily life-changing money. I haven't won the lottery or anything. But, well, if things keep going the way they are now, I can at least stop bitching about bills.
So what's different?
Well, basically, for the rest of the year, I plan on having three tiers of releases.
TIER ONE: Old school re-releases. This began with Hellcats, which is now a #1 Bestseller, so apparently there is still a market out there for my older content. I will be re-releasing an older collection twice a month. On the 1st, and on the 15th. And whenever one gets wrapped up, I'll be releasing a Complete Trilogy or a Complete Collection, with some extra content in there, for 9.99$ in eBook format, and 14.99$ in paperback. The Complete Trilogy/Collection will come out two days following the release of the final title in that particular trilogy/series. Example: Hellcats 3 will launch on May 15, so Hellcats - The Complete Trilogy will launch on May 17.
TIER TWO: Parasexual & Haven. These two get their own particular tier because I don't want to cop out on content I've already promised. I was going to release these as episodic short stories, but with how well Demoness and Hellcats are suddenly doing, it's made me reconsider. So I'm just going to release them as novels! Right now, I plan on Parasexual being a four-novel series, and Haven being a trilogy. But if they prove popular enough and if there's enough demand for it, that could extend. I plan on releasing one of these per month, starting with Parasexual on June 10, then Haven on July 10, and so on and so forth.
TIER THREE: My longer novels. Primarily the DEMONESS series right now, since people seemed to react well to it. Due to the nature of writing the longer form stuff, by which I mean Demoness II got away from me and took longer than I thought it would, I can't nail down a completely accurate timetable, but I am going to shoot for a new novel every two months. As it stands right now, I've got pretty solid ideas for DEMONESS III, IV, & V, with a whole world of possibilities after Part V, so I think I'll end it there temporarily and move on to something else. I honestly want to get to Wild Discovery, cause I also really like writing Sci-Fi Erotica, but if Women of the Wild proves to be really popular, I might take some time and pen a few more of those.
I'm going to be fucking busy.
Eventually Tier One will run out, since it has a hard limit: Sex & Survival. That's the last of the titles to be re-released. At my current rate of two titles per month, Sex & Survival 3 should go up sometime in Mid-2019. So...quite a ways off!
Now, Tier Two should theoretically run out by the end of 2018, but there's a few possibilities of extending it. As I mentioned before, Parasexual or Haven might get a few extra sequels if the people really want it, since the way I tell stories is kind of flexible. There's also the possibility of continuing some of my series that I've already considered wrapped up, as not all of them necessarily came to an end. I pretty much leave all my stories open-ended, because of the way I write, but with several of them, I feel like I've said enough. Wanderlust, for example. I can't imagine continuing that with where it ended. Same with Hellcats. It has a pretty solid ending, I think. But some of the others, maybe not so much. I mean, if I got a good enough idea, I could do another Desire. And there's definitely more that could be done with Sex & Survival. I mainly brought that to an end because no one seemed interested in it anymore, but who knows?
Eventually, Tiers One and Two will run out, and will leave me open for nothing but Tier Three. When this happens, I hope to be able to basically just funnel all my time and efforts into writing longer erotica titles, one at a time, and faster. It's my eventual goal to be able to get about one novel out per month.
So...yeah. Get ready for more longer erotica!