When I wrote my first book I chose my names like I was a new mother. I scanned books reading pages and pages of names waiting for one to stand out. Give me that gut feeling that it was the one. Well that was a lot of wasted time. I went to bed, had a… Continue reading Why name choice is important me.
Do you read on a Kindle or in the Kindle app? Ever find a passage that you love and want to reference later? If you highlight book passages in your Kindle app, those passages will show up with the highlighting in the Kindle book as well as in the cloud. In the cloud means you… Continue reading Most Popular Highlighted Passages in Kindle
I’ve been co-hosting a radio show for writers for six months now and have learned a lot from other authors. I have had the opportunity to pick up writing techniques, marketing tips and even software that helps these poor old arthritic hands. The experience has been amazing and fun. So when an e-mail came out… Continue reading What not to forget when you’re hosting a radio show.
This is not the usual post you’ll find here but then again, it sort of is. Romance authors are a unique breed. We support other authors by teaching, coaching, critiquing, or maybe just listening as someone regales the story of the last rejection or the new multi-book contract. It’s a way to pay it forward… Continue reading Remembering Debut Author Bridget Zinn
It’s that time again…writers’ conferences are starting up for 2013. Some of us are old heads, but some of us are relative newbies. There’s always questions about what to do, what to say, what is the worst thing, etc. So let’s go over some basic things you should do (or have) for conference and then… Continue reading Conference Dos and Don’ts
I have my first full length novel coming out in ten days and like any other new author I have been doing everything I can to get the word out. I have blogged, tweeted, triberred and face booked every step I’ve taken. This is what I thought you were to do until I… Continue reading Post, or not to post? What is too much when it comes to marketing your book?
I find myself pondering on what my New Years resolutions should be this year. I make them and then life seems to get in the way. My intentions are always good, but by mid January they just get set aside. But it is the end of another year and I should set a few. I… Continue reading My New Years resolutions.