It’s holiday time. You’ve probably been out shopping your little fingers to the bone. Giving the credit card a real workout. Buying a gift for the writer this season? Need a gift for me? I know it’s a real dilemma. Since I’m a giving sort of person, I’d like to share my Christmas shopping ideas. You’re… Continue reading The Writer’s Wish List ~ Brinda Berry
Look for these books by our members in November and December.
For those of you who somehow, inexplicably missed it… November is National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo. To officially participate, you sign up and commit yourself to write 50,000 words in a month’s time, that month being November. (I know… Thanks Ms. Captain Obvious.) Personally, I’ve never participated NaNoWriMo, even though the past three years… Continue reading Are you a ‘real’ writer? ~D.T. Dyllin
Look for these books by our members in October and November. ~~~~~ The Beauty of Lies (Stand By Me #1) Author: Brinda Berry Release Date: October 6, 2015 Genre: Contemporary Romance Secrets are exposed, trust is betrayed and two people face the beauty of lies. Leo Jensen has a secret—he is Mr. Expose, a blogger… Continue reading DSRA Releases
What. A. Whirlwind. After months (years, including the writing) of self-reflection and improvement, research, preparation, social media building, and promo my book release date has come and gone. Was it everything I’d hoped it would be? Well, I had researched enough not to expect too much, so yes! In the end I was so glad… Continue reading A Debut Author’s Reflections on Her First Releases – Jen Crane
Haters are everywhere. That’s just common knowledge. They love to spread…well hate. All of us published authors have probably dealt with a few of our very own haters. You know… the one or two star ratings on Goodreads before you’ve even finished writing a book. Or that blank-face silhouette account that gives every single one… Continue reading Do reviews mean anything anymore? ~D.T. Dyllin
With a chorus of trumpets and a shower of confetti I give you … my first ever cover! Isn’t it pretty? I can’t stop staring at it. (Maybe because it’s the wallpaper on my phone and on my tablet, and it’s on every social media outlet I curate.) This is the summer of firsts for… Continue reading Another First!