Monday, November 20, 2017

Poetic Freedom is available in Paperback now

Creative Expressions Literary Services is pleased to announce the Cover Reveal of Poetic Freedom by Frank Preston. The reveal will run on October 30, 2017.

Author Name: Frank 'ThatGuy' Preston

Book Title: Poetic Freedom

Release Date: November 4, 2017

Genre: Urban Slam Poetry/YA/NA

Synopsis: A raw, gritty, urban poetic expression with an exploration of choices we have to make at the crossroads of life. The thoughts are honest, harsh, but hopeful. A perception of the media that feeds us, the spirituality that we cling to, the expectations of the society we are a part of, and how a young man fights to decipher, decide and climb the path not easily traveled, but most strengthened.

Author Bio: Frank 'ThatGuy' Preston, is an artist with a powerful  voice. His journey as a comedian, author and motivator didn't come easily and has lead him to have give back to the community by coaching kids, co-creating new sports, and sharing his growth through comedic videos, in person performances, his art and writing. He challenges the minds of his readers to see life through a different scope. As a speaker he explains the difficulties of life as a minority in a world that doesn’t accept him, and how anyone who is mistreated for their differences can overcome them to grow to be great. Frank positions himself as many other artist, writers, and speakers of today, but stands apart in his ability to speak the truth with no bounds.

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Saturday, November 18, 2017

Publishing Burn Out for the Small Press Indie Publisher

I think we've done it. I've hit the burnout brick wall of lack of energy and motivation to finish out this year with yet another release.

How did I get to this point?

Re-branding, formatting and promotion of my backlist.

Yes, for all of them but my Middle Grade novels which I just decided to put off until I write one more book in the series.

Also, throw in a two new releases of my own, one new release I co-published with my son, and one release that was going to be published in November, that I finished but the collaborating authors needed to move back.

I am tired.

Also, the financial investment in this endeavor of updating my backlist was costly, but worth it.


As a small press or indie publisher, I get to decide when to push a project out. I am thinking I will do just that for my project and series.

I have no more gas and want to drum up some for Nanowrimo this November.


Monday, November 6, 2017