Back in the spring of 2010, Gwen Hernandez and I teamed up to teach a WordPress.com workshop for the RWA PRO Community. During that three week period, seventy-five new author websites were built. Since July, I have built two completely new websites. One for Oklahoma City RWA (http://okrwa.com/) and one for an author (not released… Continue reading Author Websites – Necessary or Not?
Look for these new books by DSRA members in September and October. Wild at Heart Volume 1 Anthology to benefit Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge October 1, 2012 by Diamond State Romance Authors This is a volume of short stories about wild animals, big cat rescues, shapeshifters and anything that would showcase the plight of large… Continue reading DSRA Releases
I feel like the rabbit from Alice in Wonderland! I’m Late! I’m Late! For a very important date!…to post my blog today! Let’s talk about WHERE writers write. The answer of course is everywhere and anywhere. At my house, I actually have an office. It USED to look like this… Notice not only the… Continue reading Writing Nooks
When I first started down the writing road, I didn’t realize–or I didn’t give thought to–the promotion necessary to not only launch a new book but to keep sales going (and climbing.) It’s extraordinarily expensive, both in time and financial investment by the author. And the worst part? The author never really knows what worked and… Continue reading Promo or Trash
I love first person narrative. Love to read it. Love to write it, although I’ve published nothing in first person. And yet, within the reader community (and I include authors in the reader community since we were all readers first), there is a highly vocal segment who hate first person…some of them to the point… Continue reading Why No First Person Love?
The Presentation on Saturday was Blog Tour Like a Rock Star. The recap is a reprint of a blog I wrote for WritersInTheStorm and was the basis for my talk. It was written and posted at the end of my blog tour celebrating the release of TEXAS TWO STEP in February 2012. The freebies noted… Continue reading Presentation Recap – Saturday June 16, 2012
Okay – Okay..I don’t have a den of inequity! But I do have an office where I write. Does that count? The problem with having a specified room for writing is that you have to be able to get into the room to write, right? In May, Amy Atwell and Kelsey Browning (founders of Author Enterprenuer… Continue reading Den of Inequity?