I started a new manuscript this week. Some authors get really excited about a new start. I’m not one of them. It isn’t that I don’t know what to write—the synopsis is detailed, the story already sold. The opening scenes are clear in my head. I just…I always feel like I don’t know my characters… Continue reading Mags for President of the Procrastination Nation
Look for these books by our members in August and September. Hidden Gates (The P.J. Stone Gates Trilogy #1) by D.T. Dyllin Release date: August 31, 2015 Genre: Mature YA/Paranormal Romance P.J. Stone was taught to put duty before her heart. But everything changes with a kiss… As a Seer, P.J. is expected to choose… Continue reading DSRA Releases
I just returned from my second-ever RWA national conference. This year, the conference in fabulous New York City. The last I attended was in 2010 at Walt Disney World in Orlando. Yep, two conferences, five years apart, but both experience were incredible. And very different. I thought I’d take a minute to do a little… Continue reading A Tale of Two Conferences by Margaret Ethridge/Maggie Wells
I’m sorry I don’t have a more zippy post to share with you this month. You see, a couple weeks ago, my publisher gave the verbal green light on books 2 & 3 in a proposed series. Yay! Then he hit me with a deadline that made me flinch just the teensiest bit. Now, I’m… Continue reading Mags vs. the panic attack
It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife – Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice (1813). It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. – Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities (1859). Mr. and Mrs. Dursley… Continue reading What’s your line? Play a game with Mags!
Look for these books by our members in May and June. HEARTS IN DANGER – Romantic Suspense Box Set by Elle James, Mandy Harbin, Parker Kincade, Megan Mitcham, & More Now Available for Pre-Order $0.99 Hearts in Danger, FOURTEEN stories of thrilling romance to benefit the American Heart Association. These full length, Romantic Suspense stories come… Continue reading DSRA Releases
Do you have a business plan? If not, you need one. Voirey Linger did two excellent posts here in the DSRA blog about setting up your business plan. If you haven’t read them check out The Business Plan and The Business Plan, Part 2. I’ve been working, and re-working my business plan for my writing… Continue reading Stick with the plan!