Look for these new releases from DSRA members in March and April. White Collar Cowboy Parker Kincade March 4, 2014 Gavin Mathis is ready to settle down. He’s quit his job and come home to Shadow Maverick Ranch to do just that. Too bad his decision caused his beautiful former colleague to lose her… Continue reading DSRA Releases
Authors hear time and time again about hanging out on all the social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. Granted, there are lots of readers who do look for book recommendations on social media by interacting with authors, entering contests, and hearing about new releases. I think we can sometimes miss sites that cater only… Continue reading Book Lover Sites for Author Exposure
Voirey Linger I see the topic of book length come up quite frequently in writers’ circles. What’s too long? What’s too short? How big should a scene or chapter be? The advice tossed around can be very confusing because, well, quite simply, there is no one right answer. Books are as long as the story,… Continue reading How Long Is a Book?
I’m a list maker and a goal setter. I start my day with a little note pad and I write down what I need to accomplish before I crawl back into bed. Kind of OCD but I can’t seem to get through the day without something to check off and I get a feeling of… Continue reading Re-defining goals
This weekend our small chapter had the honor of hosting Sylvia Day. Not only is she an award-winning author both nationally and internationally, but she is also the president of Romance Writers of America. Her visit originated as a guest speaker at the Arkansas Literary Festival in Little Rock this weekend. We are so happy… Continue reading Sylvia Day, Nationally and Internationally Best Selling Author
February was a particularly grueling month for me as a writer and March is turning out to be equally challenging. But I’m handling it, one project at a time, cross one hurdle before taking on the next. At the beginning of this year I gave myself permission not to make New Year’s resolutions. Instead, I… Continue reading ***FOCUS***
I just love, love, love Nathan Bransford’s Blog! A former literary agent, current social media manager and author of the Jacob Wonderbar Series, Bransford’s posts are timely and informative. A recent topic of his struck a cord with me. What Roles Should Libraries Have in an Electronic World? As some of you know, I adore a… Continue reading A Healthy Debate