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!! I hope you're all doing well, or as well as possible. It's stressful times, but isn't that the perfect excuse to escape into another world with a good book? Oh, and I just happen to have a new one ready for you! Ugh, that was THE lamest sales pitch ever, right? Anyway, this … Continue reading It’s a (Rather Subdued) Release Day
Bars are closed. Theaters are closed. Sports are cancelled. Now is THE time to become a Book Nerd! To become a true book nerd, your primary source of reading material should be your local library. Most have ramped up their digital lending programs, allowing you extra checkouts and/or longer loan periods. But, if you are … Continue reading There’s No Better Time to Become a Book Nerd
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
Here's the deal...I did have a terrific post planned all about Finn McSpool's recent adventures in my kitchen (the room will never be the same, I swear). Unfortunately, the vagaries of Amazon.com shipping means the final tool needed for the project he began weeks ago STILL hasn't arrived. However, Finn wasn't going to miss out … Continue reading Prepping a Pre-Order Despite Finn’s Flamenco
I know Release Day for The Maze: Book Three of the Osteria Chronicles is less than a week away (squeeee!!!) and I should be using this blog space to cajole/guilt you into pre-ordering the book, but something is frustrating me and, rather than bang my head on the wall, I thought I'd share my irritation … Continue reading What Are You Doing to Me, Smashwords?!!!
This week I learned my recent release, The Trials of Hercules, has been pirated. Initially I thought only a couple illegal download sites had it and that the wound could be staunched, but I've since learned that old Herc is bleeding out through his femoral artery because the book is on at least 20 pirating … Continue reading Okay Pirates, You Win
Many writers jumping into the literary world, ask themselves this. Perhaps they even search online for the answer. Writers' magazines, when spotlighting new authors list how long it took them to complete their book. The answers, wherever you find them, range from seven weeks to seven years. Not helpful. It's like saying your next … Continue reading How Long Does It Take to Write A Book?