Ooh, that's quite the title, isn't it? This question has been on my mind for a few days. See, now that the wildfire smoke has cleared (although the fires are still burning), I was able to get out in the garden, and while I trudged away in the dirt I listened to a recent episode … Continue reading Will Authors Go Extinct?
Howdy Bloglandia, Here's the deal...I'm revamping a few things with my author "branding" and want to give a new look to the short story I use to lure unsuspecting humans to sign up for my newsletter. But this make over isn't just about re-branding. See, I just never liked the old cover. While the story … Continue reading Opinions Please….Quickie Cover Survey
Happy birthday to me. Happy birthday to me. Okay, my birthday isn't until tomorrow, but since I can't go out for any birthday fun, I thought the next best thing would be to celebrate with you. So, grab your slices imaginary birthday cake (since we can't find flour or eggs on the shelves these days), and let's get on … Continue reading My Birthday Gift to You…Take 60% off My Books!!
Hello Bloglandia, While most of my posts are generally geared toward my readers (or book nerds in general), this one is for the indie authors out there...and it may be of interest if you're curious about the world of book publishing. It's a post of good versus evil, of a little guy doing heroic things, … Continue reading Draft2Digital Did What!!???
Hello to my writer buddies out there! I've got a promo opportunity for you...if you're on Book Funnel and if you've got some short fiction you're trying to peddle. Since February is the shortest month, I thought it would be the perfect time to promote some short fiction. So, I set up a "Short Month, … Continue reading Calling All Writers of Short Fiction
Hello Bloglandia!! After delving into my 2019 successes and failures in last week's post "Did I Win 2019?" it's finally time to get out the crystal ball and gaze into what my writing world holds for 2020. Oh, and in case you missed it, be sure to check out "My Top Rated Reads of 2019." But enough … Continue reading Writing My Way Through 2020
Happy New Year Bloglandia!! If you're reading this, that's a good sign that you aren't still blind drunk from last night. And that your hangover headache isn't too excruciating. So congrats! Excellent start to 2020, right? As you can see, Finn McSpool may have overindulged last night. Luckily, while he's sleeping it off, I can … Continue reading Writing Goals: Did I Win 2019?
It's not often in this politically-charged world that I dare ask anyone's opinion, but it's come that time in the book production process when I'm seeking input, opinions, thoughts, and comments. Of course, I'm trusting that you guys are all kind enough not to turn this into a sound bite-riddled shouting match unlike most "debates" … Continue reading Opinions Please! Book Cover Survey
I experimented with using the self-publishing technique of rapid-release for my Domna series. Here's my overall thoughts on the strategy, the pros and cons of it, and a promise I'm making to myself and my readers for future books.