This is a good question, and one authors should have an answer for. We all write for different reasons. Some for the love of the craft, some for money and others just because they love it. Do you see a pattern here? It doesn’t matter what the reason is, what matters is that you love… Continue reading Why do you write?
Look for these books by our members in May and June. HEARTS IN DANGER – Romantic Suspense Box Set by Elle James, Mandy Harbin, Parker Kincade, Megan Mitcham, & More Now Available for Pre-Order $0.99 Hearts in Danger, FOURTEEN stories of thrilling romance to benefit the American Heart Association. These full length, Romantic Suspense stories come… Continue reading DSRA Releases
Oscar Wilde said “experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.” I am really experienced. This week I changed my pen name. After months of working to build name recognition and a social media presence, it’s all gone. Gone! I plan to publish two novels in the Descended of Dragons series this October. I… Continue reading Mistakes. I’ve Made A Few. By Jen Crane
Look for these books by our members in April and May. FOR ALL TO SEE by Megan Mitcham Bureau Novel 1 ebook – Available April 1, 2015, print – Available April 17 Pristine waters and purified evil. Two by two, dark-haired beauties vanish only to reappear as hanging, plundered corpses. The Virgin Islands boast diamond-white beaches, lush green mountains,… Continue reading DSRA Releases
I have been blogging for a while now, both here on the Diamond State Romance Authors blog and my own. But I had yet to build a website. Why did I wait so long? Well, until now I was in the beginning stages of becoming a novel writer. I didn’t yet have a manuscript in… Continue reading Creating An Author Website
I don’t like tech talk. In my previous life before writing full time, I worked in information technology, so now when it comes to anything requiring those brain cells I’m like this: But it’s a necessary evil like many lessons writers learn once getting into this industry. You know it’s not just about sitting down… Continue reading SEO doesn’t have to be an SOB
After seeing several blog posts and other references to #PitMad and #PitchMadness and a #Plethora of other Twitter author pitch contests, I decided to see what all the fuss was about. Now, this method is not for everyone and it will certainly never replace the querying process, but I decided to go for it. I… Continue reading All aTwitter: Some Insight Into Author Pitch Contests