Diamond State Romance Authors Chapter 210 of Romance Writers of America® Presents DIY: A Toolbox for Self-Publishing Date: November 17, 2012 Workshop Presentation: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon The workshop schedule includes: · Pros and Cons of Self-Publishing · PR/Marketing · Where to Publish (including small press/e-press options) · Editing · Q&A This group… Continue reading DIY: A Toolbox for Self-Publishing
I trekked northward for a visit with the family recently. It’s a long, boring drive made particularly arduous by the fact that I suffer motion sickness, which makes it impossible for me to read or write in the car. That means I lose over eighteen hours of productivity to the drone of the highway. I… Continue reading I saw a sign!
I’m about to sound like a complete fangirl. I’ve been a faithful MS Word user for years, and have used every version since its inception. Then I tried Scrivener, and my life changed. Once you try it, you’ll never want anything else, and no, Scrivener doesn’t pay me a commission when I talk about the… Continue reading Scrivener Rocks My Socks Off
When it comes to writing advice, I listen to other writers who have proven themselves. Sometimes those writers are from my writing organizations like DSRA. Other times, they are famous writers. I’d love to hear these two gentlemen in person. Until then, it’s nice to have resources like YouTube. Each video is a little over… Continue reading The Best Writing Advice
I just returned from the Ozarks Romance Authors conference in Springfield, MO. This was my only conference for the year and it was well worth it. For a small group and a one day event, these ladies pack it full of weighty and meaty material. They also had some stellar agents in attendance… Cori Deyoe… Continue reading Conference Update Everyone!
Authors Moonlighting as Graphic Artists I take my car to the local lube shop to get my oil and filter changed. I buy my meat at the grocer already cut and processed. I don’t sew my own clothes. Although that last one would be scary amazing to do myself, there are so many services in today’s… Continue reading DSRA April Meeting Presentation Recap
My friend, Julie, is a juggler. By that I mean, she can actually toss multiple items into the air, catch, and release them in rapid succession. Last spring, she handed over her precious hacky sacks and tried to teach me to juggle too. The lesson didn’t last long. Julie has a lot of patience. Margaret… Continue reading The Juggler