Diamond State Romance Authors Chapter 210 of Romance Writers of America® Presents DIY: A Toolbox for Self-Publishing Date: November 17, 2012 Workshop Presentation: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon The workshop schedule includes: · Pros and Cons of Self-Publishing · PR/Marketing · Where to Publish (including small press/e-press options) · Editing · Q&A This group… Continue reading DIY: A Toolbox for Self-Publishing
I’m a bit of a creature of habit. Sometimes this is a good thing. I rarely worry about what to have for breakfast because I eat the same thing five days a week: Every morning and every night I kiss the same hunky guy: [photo redacted because Fodder refuses to be fodder for my online… Continue reading Out of the Zone
Last month I talked about the idea of a business plan for authors, and it seemed to really hit a chord with many people. The idea of actually plotting out a writing career, much like one might plot a book, may seem like a foreign concept, but at its root, it makes perfect sense. You,… Continue reading The Business Plan: Part 2
“What are you thinking?” Ugh. One of my least favorite questions ever. Let me state for the record that it’s not me; it’s him. It’s true! This little touchy-feely inquiry usually comes from my husband. In defense of his alpha male status, I will say he only resorts to using it when he catches me… Continue reading What are you thinking?
Deadlines and real life don’t mix. They can’t peacefully coexist. at least they can’t in my house. The minute I’m under deadline, chaos erupts and the world goes crazy. This month is a perfect example. I have a July 1 deadline for a project which seemed to be on track and moving smoothly. Then i… Continue reading Under Pressure
When I talk about independent characters, I don’t mean character traits and writing them just so. Granted, a strong character is a goal, always, but that is an entirely separate issue for me. When I talk about independent characters, mean those people who supposedly are figments of my imagination, completely made and controlled by me,… Continue reading Those Independent Characters
The DSRA meets the third Saturday of every month at Thompson Library in Little Rock, Arkansas. Guests may visit up to three times before joining, and while we are a romance group, all genres are welcome. For more information about upcoming programs, visit our website at http://www.dsra-rwa.com. ~~~~~~~~~~~~ February Meeting: Social Media by Voirey Linger… Continue reading February Program: Branding Yourself