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Perfecting (or overthinking) the Self Published Novel – Jen Crane

A writer can learn a lot about herself while writing and preparing to publish novels. I, for example, have learned my neurosis knows no bounds. I have chosen to take the sound advice of successful authors like Sylvia Day, and hold on to my first book until I can release more in the series. Sylvia’s… Continue reading Perfecting (or overthinking) the Self Published Novel – Jen Crane

Mia Kay

Deadlines!

Someone said to me the other day, “You always think it sounds cool to say ‘I’m writing to a deadline,” until you’re writing to a deadline.” That’s part of being a working author.  Deadlines. And I’m on one. There’s a part of me that’s terrified (a fairly big part), but I can’t quit grinning.  A… Continue reading Deadlines!

Brinda Berry · conference · Marketing/Promotion · Uncategorized · writing advice

A Tale of a Comic Expo~ Brinda Berry

I recently attended the River City Comic Expo. As an author, I’m always looking for ways to expand my audience. I thought my young adult Whispering Woods series (sci-fi romance) would fit right into this environment. Several writers of sci-fi and graphic novels were there signing books and serving as panelists in concurrent sessions. My son (who… Continue reading A Tale of a Comic Expo~ Brinda Berry

Maggie Wells · Margaret Ethridge · procrastination

Mags for President of the Procrastination Nation

I started a new manuscript this week. Some authors get really excited about a new start. I’m not one of them. It isn’t that I don’t know what to write—the synopsis is detailed, the story already sold. The opening scenes are clear in my head. I just…I always feel like I don’t know my characters… Continue reading Mags for President of the Procrastination Nation