I’m in the middle of edits today on my medical romance short story that will be in the Mammoth Book of Medical Romance that comes out this year. I enjoy doing edits but they make me nervous. I’m so afraid I’ll miss a misspelling, or a lost word or something. When my first book came… Continue reading Edits Are So Much Fun!
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
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
Spring Chickens You don’t have to be a spring chicken to fall in love. The residents of Heartsfield, Arkansas think Lynne Prescott has it all. The wealthy suburban divorcee captures everyone’s attention when she blows into town to dispose of the family farm. But her nosy new neighbors don’t know she ran away from home.… Continue reading DSRA Releases
Part of being a writer is having to accept that not everybody will like what you write. In face, some people will absolutely despise your work. Call you a hack. Or suggest you keep your day job. Or swear to never ever buy one of your books again. Luckily for me, I haven’t had to deal with… Continue reading Bad Reviews-What Do You Do? Getting & Giving Reviews
I have a confession…I have a few bad habits. I won’t list all of my habits except to say that procrastination is one of my major ones. For example I’ve been know to put off unloading the dishwasher for longer than it would take to actually just get in there and do it. Another way… Continue reading What Spider Solitaire Has Taught Me