David David Katzman is now on Twitter

By on June 25th, 2014
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In the news today, I will be saying stupid shit and embarrassing myself thoroughly on Twitter. Please Follow, but at a safe distance. @AGreaterMonster


Best-selling author Jeff VanderMeer gives A Greater Monster 4 stars out of 5

By on June 25th, 2014
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Best-selling fantasy author Jeff VanderMeer, the author of Annihilation and Authority, rated my novel A Greater Monster 4 stars out of 5 on Goodreads. I thanked him on Twitter, and he said it was “…a really cool and unique read! Beautiful book, too, in the design.”

Jeff VanderMeer rates A Greater Monster 4 stars

It was really quite a thrill for me to get this response because VanderMeer is one of my favorite authors. Here’s my review of Authority, book two in his Southern Reach trilogy.


Ebook versions of A Greater Monster now available

By on February 15th, 2014
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A Greater Monster is now available in ebook format. PDF, EPUB, or MOBI (for Kindle and Nook) versions can be purchased directly from me here and the Kindle version is also available direct from Amazon here The EPUB is in the iBookstore here.


A long and painful process

By on February 15th, 2014
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David David Katzman reading in Brooklyn

A Greater Monster is now available in ebook format. PDF, EPUB, or MOBI (for Kindle and Nook) versions can be purchased directly from me here and the Kindle version is also available direct from Amazon here The EPUB is in the iBookstore here.

Due to the unusual graphic design in my book, it does not lend itself well to the reflowable text found in ebooks. For that reason, the PDF is actually the only one that exactly matches the print edition. I had to make some compromises in the other versions. It was a long and painful process to get them done, having fired two different ebook developers. It took me two and a half years, but I stuck with it. My third vendor finally delivered. If you are an author looking for a reasonably priced professional service, check out Aptara at aptaracorp.com. They were politely agreeable to my demanding perfectionism.

Oh, and here’s a silly interview I did a while back. It’s a game of “Would You Rather” on The Next Best Book Club blog.

I think I’d rather eat my own hand than go through that ebook design process again.


Outstanding review of The Kickstarter Letters

By on October 22nd, 2013
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I received a wonderful review of my third book, The Kickstarter Letters, from KC Kirkley at Curbside Splendor Press, here.