Here’s the thing about publishing that gets me in trouble—a ton of time can pass between the time you sign off on that final edit and release day. You see, my memory isn’t as sharp as it used to be, so when my first book released, I pimped it to anyone and everyone, forgetting that… Continue reading Wikipedia and other secrets my mother doesn’t know
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?