As mentioned last time, one of my crazy aims in 2020 is to release a new "book" every month this year. (You can read all about that scheme and why it's not as nuts as it sounds HERE) To kick off the fun, my January release, Testing the Waters, just launched this week!! If that … Continue reading January’s New Release: Testing the Waters
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?
Hello Bloglandia! Just another quick post from me this week to let you know about Smashwords Super Amazing End of Year Sale. Or, as I like to call it, A Book Addict's Holiday Dream. During this annual sale, which runs from 25 December through 1 January, you can pick up all manner of ebooks by … Continue reading Smashwords End of Year E-Book Bargains
Hello Bloglandia! I recently heard of someone doing an "End of Decade" comparison between where their writing career was at in 2009 versus 2019 and I thought, "I could totally steal that idea." Okay, the math and calendar-keeping nerds out there all know we have one more year of the 2010s, and I completely agree … Continue reading 2009 vs 2019 – A Decade of Writing
Hello Bloglandia! Now, while I had an announcement to make today, I wasn't expecting to get to make two announcements...the first of which is super exciting.... I've had a story accepted by First Line Literary Journal!!! Okay, this isn't a huge magazine with world renown, but it was my goal this year to get a … Continue reading Happy Writing Goal News!!
(If you don't have time to read this whole post and only want to check out the book blurbs, feel free to scroll down to the end where you'll find both descriptions.) Remember how last week I was basking in the happy sunshine of having (kind of sort of) finished my next two novels? Remember … Continue reading The Torturous Writing Task: Book Descriptions
Yes, Bloglandia, it's a rare Sunday post for me. I had planned to write this yesterday but by the end of the day I couldn't bear to be in front of the computer another second (more on that in a bit). Besides, I was too busy doing the happy dance, because (drum roll, please)... I … Continue reading So Much Happy (and Relief)
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.