It’s my blog day again? Seriously? The month flies, and I’m so busy right now that my brain feels like a skipping album (does anyone other than me remember those?) I’ve picked up a few new responsibilities at my day job, and it requires me to switch hats at least twice a day. I’m constantly… Continue reading Using Scrivener to cope with a busy brain
I’ve been suffering a pretty strong vacation urge for the last couple of years. When one moves 500+ miles from family and friends and marries into a ready-made family, vacation time is usually eaten up with trips back home or activities to entertain the kids. My husband and I haven’t taken a trip that wasn’t… Continue reading Mags’s Magnificent Adventure!
Look for these books by our members in August and September. ~~~~~~~~~~ From Cynthia D’Alba BROUGHT TO HIS KNEES Coming August 19, 2014 The Alpha male. Strong. In control. Letting no one and nothing rule him…until he meets the one, and all bets are off. The world tilts, the bed rocks, and suddenly that tough guy finds… Continue reading DSRA Releases
I was super duper excited when Amazon announced that KDP authors could take advantage of the pre-order feature. As in squealing and cheering at my desk excited. And then I read the fine print, and of course, things aren’t always what the seem. What does this new option mean for self-pubbed authors? Well, let’s discuss… Continue reading Amazon Pre-Orders
Twitter has a way of getting overwhelming, especially when you follow a lot of industry professionals and businesses. Follow enough people and your Tweetstream will be filled with live-tweeted television and sports, book promotion, political movements from a multitude of countries and endless retweets. If you’re like me, you follow people because you want to… Continue reading Declutter Your Tweetstream
How often do you check on your muse? I’m trying to make a point of touching base with mine more often. I mean, I do all the things good little writers are supposed to do. I have a business plan. I track things—words per day, contract/rights information, royalties earned, etc. I back up my work… Continue reading Mags on mollycoddling your muse
By Katie Kenyhercz I started playing around with the idea of publishing in my early twenties. I began my first original novel and wrote from the heart, but I kept getting stalled about halfway through. I knew there were plot problems, but I didn’t know how to fix them. I started a Master’s program in… Continue reading Katie’s Road to Publishing