I recently saw a question on my FB newsfeed that caught my attention. Surprisingly, it was a tricky answer to form, and it depends a great deal on your perspective, I suppose. Most people, when faced with this question, tend to think about the first book that they read. I, however, had a … More What book(s) ignited your love of reading
If you are anything like me, buying Christmas gifts can be a daunting task. You have to know what everyone wants. You have to keep track of colors, sizes, allergies, etc… It’s almost enough to suck the Christmas spirit right out of a person. OK… maybe that’s going a bit too far, but, it’s definitely … More 12 Christmas gift ideas for the writer in your life.
WOW! Let me first say that I began reading another response to your letter (AN OPEN LETTER TO REY FROM STARE WARS) – which is how I found your letter. To my readers – I am sorry about the bad language in the linked article. Second, let me say THANK YOU! OK . . . now … More My response to “AN OPEN LETTER TO REY FROM STAR WARS”
10 + Novels written . . . 2 Full length novels published . . . 3 Short stories published . . . 1 Launch team . . . 1 Street team . . . 1 Book that hit the #1 Bestseller spot in Amazon! The next hurdle . . . a book tour! In … More “A Desperate Escape” – BOOK TOUR Announcement!
We hear lots of advice on what to do as an author, but it is not very often that someone shares the types of things that trip them up on their writing journey. This is one of those posts. A “what not to do” type of post: 1) When you are on deadline – especially if … More How to successfully derail yourself . . .
OK… WOW! There is so much truth in the MEME above – it’s frightening. I was reading a post earlier about a fellow author’s take on the pros and cons of traditional publishing, advances and brick and mortar stores… and something occurred to me – actually several things… and I’m going to share them with you. … More Then again… maybe not…
There has been much discussion about this subject since that whole mess a couple of years ago with Amazon and Hachette and many of the other big publishers, so I thought I would take a moment to point out the holes in explanations that are being given to readers and authors alike! Myth #1 – eBooks … More Common Myths about eBook pricing… a rebuttal
Oh my word! He’s ME! My son . . . the “Prophet” who complains about all us “Mercies” who cry at the drop of a hat . . . who makes snide comments about all the drama we get all upset over . . . who picks at his sister for being a drama princess … More I FINALLY “GET IT”!
A friend of mine shared this article on Facebook – so of course, I had to go read it. And of course – I have to now critique it, and add my own opinions to it. First, here is the infographic: Courtesy of: The Write Life And by the way… just for anyone else who … More Self-Publishing vs. Traditional Publishing… YES – yet another argument.
Now… if you have a sense of humor that is at all like mine, you read this cartoon and laughed for about five minutes…then cried because it’s really NOT funny when you are a writer experiencing “Writer’s Block”. And I spent a great deal of time arguing with myself about Writer’s Block. Is it really a … More How do you deal with Writer’s Block?