I wrote the first chapter of my first novel six years ago this month. I’m happy to report that I’ve learned a number of lessons in those years. To celebrate, I thought I’d list six of those lessons. 1) Adverbs: The publishing world hates them, which makes me sad. I love them. 2) Prologues: Oops.… Continue reading Six lessons learned
Look for these books by our members in August and September. ~~~~~~~~~~ From Cynthia D’Alba BROUGHT TO HIS KNEES Coming August 19, 2014 The Alpha male. Strong. In control. Letting no one and nothing rule him…until he meets the one, and all bets are off. The world tilts, the bed rocks, and suddenly that tough guy finds… Continue reading DSRA Releases
How often do you check on your muse? I’m trying to make a point of touching base with mine more often. I mean, I do all the things good little writers are supposed to do. I have a business plan. I track things—words per day, contract/rights information, royalties earned, etc. I back up my work… Continue reading Mags on mollycoddling your muse
Started a new day job this week. I won’t get into the boring details, but I didn’t like the direction my career was taking with my old company, so after twelve years, I had to make the leap. I was explaining to a few of my non-writer friends that I don’t think I would have… Continue reading Watch out! Margaret is mixing it up again!
Look for these new releases from DSRA members in May and June. Harlequin-E Contemporary Romance Boxed Set Volume 2 includes: The Last First Date by Maggie Wells Harlequin-E June 2, 2014 From Hollywood’s red carpet to a farm stand in Missouri. Four novels about finding love… Continue reading DSRA Releases
When I was younger, I was a big roller coaster fan. My brother and I used to spend a day at Six Flags doing nothing but running from one coaster to the next. When my kids hit the daredevil stage, I was right there in line with them, willing and able to ride the tallest,… Continue reading Thrilled, but vaguely nauseous. Thanks for asking….
Beginning this Saturday, March 1, the DSRA blog will be shifting to a new posting schedule. Our contributors will now have assigned dates to help streamline our blogging routines. Check out this new schedule and mark your favorite blogger’s date. 1st – New Release Blog – Check out new releases from all our DSRA members… Continue reading New Blogging Schedule for the DSRA