My "Word of the Day" on Tuesday was OVERWHELMED. My target release date for the 1st installment of my Living Between Dreams series was fast approaching, and everything that I didn't know about publishing was on my "To Do" list. How do I use this InDesign book template to format my paperback? How do indie publishers... Continue Reading →
In 2017 after several rejections and the desire to get this novel out there so I can move on to Novel Two, I decided to self-publish my first novel (also the first in a trilogy). For the first 3 months of this year, I've been learning about, signing up for, and immersing myself in the technical... Continue Reading →
A friend of mine asked me recently "Why don't you have a Podcast?" My answer was "I don't have time for that." But really, I have no idea why I'm not doing a Podcast. Partly, because it seems like something I would need time and prep and a following for. I mean, doesn't this blog... Continue Reading →
Since it's voting day in the US, I've just posted a poll about my eStory "Twenty-Four Hours of Freedom" on its FB page. I've been getting some steady feedback about wanting a sequel, so I'd like to know what you think? So I keep getting feedback that 24 hours with Owen and Makayla are not... Continue Reading →
While I appreciate and respect laws, especially copyright laws, I don't know everything about them. That's most writers, unless you're also in the legal field. The most that I've learned about the law I've learned from re-runs of Law and Order and Drop Dead Diva (which, FYI, did an episode about copyright infringement with a "50 Shades"-like novel).... Continue Reading →
Today's selection is a micro-fiction/personal essay that I wrote for #PaperDarts' 2nd annual micro Fiction Award. (Click here for the link to the award description.) I missed the deadline for the award, so I thought I would publish it here for you. Enjoy!
If you're local to Charlotte, NC (or know a writer who is), the Mountain Island branch of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg County Library is having its October Writer's Group Meeting on October 14, 2017 from 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM. Guest speaker will be from Park Road Books to talk about bookselling.