Many of us are engaged in the annual National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) challenge at the moment – the one where a bunch of nutjobs like myself commit themselves to writing fifty thousand words in thirty days. This is my seventh NaNoWriMo, and I have to say, though it isn’t for everyone, I find this… Continue reading Now’s the time to add the pad!
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
This weekend a few of us Diamonds took a little detour to the wild side. This is Arkansas. We live here. Many of us in rural settings. Arkansans are very stalwart when it comes their right to bear arms. Most of us enjoy hunting and just as many prefer the protection of a firearm to… Continue reading Keeping Up With Firearms
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!
“Where do you get your ideas?” Friends and strangers ask me this quite often. The answer is “everywhere.” Music, movies, news, life. I get ideas everywhere I look. My latest release, The Beauty of Lies, began with my fascination for stories about con artists who marry and keep multiple families. Families who don’t know each other. [Quit looking… Continue reading Strange But True~ Brinda Berry