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
Novelist Vladimir Nabokov said, “My pencils outlast their erasers.” I have a similar problem with my delete button. It’s a good thing that key is resilent. Some days, I delete so much I go into a negative word count. In my writing process, I always revise and edit chapters as I move forward. I may… Continue reading The Mistakes List by Brinda Berry
Look for these books by our members in February and March. Texas Bossa Nova by Cynthia D’Alba Texas Montgomery Mavericks Series – Book 5 Samhain Publishing Genre: Contemporary; Western ISBN – 9781619226678 ASIN – B00RL7QZYA Format: Digital and Print On Sale: March 31, 2015 http://cynthiadalba.com/books/texas-bossa-nova He plans to take the wander right out of her wanderlust. Magda Hobbs’s… Continue reading DSRA Releases
I’ve heard all the arguments why authors don’t list their books on Google Play. “It’s too complicated… Not enough money to be worth it…” blah, blah, blah. If you’re one of those people, I’m here to tell you it’s time to change your way of thinking. I have been on the retailer for almost 10… Continue reading Google Play Playground
On a daily basis I write about fictitious couples falling in love. But what is it really?
I’ll give you my top five answers, and I’d love for you to share one of yours.