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.
After 38 years on this Earth, I have come to the conclusion that I am… an alien. It’s ironic actually because I joked recently that I may have been switched at birth—due to the fact that I have a blood type science says it’s impossible for me to have given my parents’ blood types—and my … More After 38 years on this Earth…
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…
Well, maybe it’s just the hardest… I know not every writer is a mercy… not even every great writer is a mercy – but every writer MUST have at least some of the characteristics that make someone a mercy. Mercy / Giver: A mercy / giver’s basic motivational drive is to sense and respond to the emotional … More The worst thing about being a WRITER… and a MERCY
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.
Have you ever read one of those “What kind of writer are you?” posts or tests and wanted to jump up and scream at the screen “STOP TRYING TO PUT ME IN A BOX!” Nope… just me then? Well I never said I was normal… or sane… or quiet. See, that’s the thing. I’m not just a … More I am a Writer!
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?
Most every author loves the idea, even the fantasy, of seeing their work up on the big screen. I am not one of them. And let me tell you why… I am the first one to admit that I am more than a little fond of my story. I’m crazy about my characters and the … More One reason I don’t want a movie… | An inside look at the morals of “The Taken”