Hello Bloglandia! It's that time of year again when I look back at past and future goals. Okay, well, I'm about a week late with this, but close enough. Before I glance back at what goals I did and didn't meet in 2020, and glance forward to my plans for 2021, please know that I'm still … Continue reading Looking Back, Looking Forward
Happy New Year Bloglandia! Well, nothing like leaving things to the eleventh hour, but I managed to complete one final goal I'd set for myself for 2020 just in the nick of time. Phew! And that goal was...to slap new covers on all my Osteria-set books. I had a bit of luck and replaced Domna's … Continue reading 2020 Goal Met in the Nick of Time
Hey Bloglandia! My writer buddies out there will be aware that next month is November. Wait, let me rephrase that, because I hope anyone capable of reading this knows the name of the month after October. But November for many writers is a time of madness when they try to write a novel (or at … Continue reading Octobo-WriMo, Anyone?
Hello Bloglandia! Okay, I'm about a week late for a look back at September, but better late than never, right? September was a busy month...and October is looking to be even busier. So, what did I get up to and what's in the works? Oh, and what books were my favorite reads this month? So … Continue reading September’s Writing & Reading Round Up
Hey Bloglandia, I know it's an ominous time for new ventures, but pandemic or not, I'm plowing ahead with one of my goals for this year. I've been hinting since the start of the year about starting a podcast. Well, a couple weeks ago I committed to it by buying a domain name and website … Continue reading Are You a Book-Loving Podcast Fan?
Hello Bloglandia! Wait. Where did January go? I can't believe we've (well, nearly) charged through the first month of 2020 already. While I'm not normally a sunshine and rainbows kind of gal, if this month is any indication of the year ahead, I'm in for a pretty good 2020. And yes, my normal cynical-pessimist self … Continue reading January’s Writing & Reading Round-Up
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! 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
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.