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
By Voirey Linger A website is an important platform for today’s author, but it can be hard to know just what to include. Not every author needs the same things, and it’s easy to stuff your site so full of clutter that visitors can’t find the important things. Not only that, but sometimes it’ hard… Continue reading What Should Your Website Have?
Nobody’s perfect! Ever. So, to all those teachers who said, “Practice makes perfect,” when I was writing my spelling words one-hundred times each, you’re pitches needed practice. Because practice makes improvement. Why do we strive for perfection? Who ever said… LIFE GOAL = BE PERFECT? I don’t know, but perfect is boring. Greatness comes when… Continue reading Practice Makes…
by Harriet Hale Ask-hole -“a person who constantly asks for your advice, but always does the opposite of what you tell them.” I love this, and I wish I could claim it but I can’t. I saw it on Pinterest. I’m embarrassed to tell you how many of my sentences now include a reference to… Continue reading How Not to be an Ask-hole
Sometimes the simplest advice is the best. Writers hear so many great tips about craft, publishing, and marketing. Today, I’m going to give you a tip that applies to all three areas. If you don’t have an electronic filing method, begin today. Don’t wait until you spend more time looking for misplaced information than you spend writing.… Continue reading Don’t Throw Files Into The Black Hole by Brinda Berry
As writers, we spend a lot of time inside our heads. This is both a blessing and a curse. There’s nothing better than those days when your characters are chattering and the words floweth like water. Then there are the other 364 1/2 days of the year. *rimshot* And on those days, we are tempted… Continue reading Keep Your Eyes on Your Own Paper
Look for these books by our members in March and April. Sandra Jones Presents HIS CAPTIVE PRINCESS Available April 28, 2015 Earned respect is sweet…but deserved revenge is sweeter. Warren de Tracy was assured the Welsh village of Dinefwr would be an easy conquest, as would the widow of its fallen prince. Wedding her will appease the locals… Continue reading DSRA Releases