Voirey Linger It’s strange how fast life can change, how quickly everything can turn upside down and leave you struggling to get your bearings. Everything flipped for me on October 6. I got a call from my dad saying he was in the hospital with what he believed was a stroke. Dad’s a recently retired… Continue reading Saying Goodbye to Daddy
Voirey Linger How long has it been since you looked at your social media? I don’t mean checking your tweets or looking at your Facebook feed, I mean stepping back and taking a look at how your media looks to readers. As authors, we frequently hear how important social media is to our marketing, but… Continue reading Get Your Social Media Updated for 2014
Look for these new releases from DSRA members in December and January. ~~~~~~~~~~ Pleasure’s Goddess by Voirey Linger December 4th Ellora’s Cave Publishing Hailey hates the museum. It’s creepy as hell and keeps her husband away from her. James’ job requires him to stay after hours, but he’s happy to put in the extra time.… Continue reading DSRA Releases
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?
Look for these new releases by DSRA members in November and December. Echoes (Cornerstone Deep #2) by Charlene A. Wilson Arched Spectrum Publishing November 10, 2013 Nothing is sacred to Cole when it comes to keeping his love – not even covenants made with gods. When Lord Dressen’s obsession to have Anna soars, Cole pulls… Continue reading DSRA Releases
Voirey Linger I’m not a new author. Let’s get that out of the way up front. I’ve got a few titles under my belt, both with a digital-first publisher and self-published. I wouldn’t say I have a huge amount of experience, but I’m no noob. I don’t really have a lot of anxiety about writing,… Continue reading New Author Jitters
Voirey Linger I had the fortune of growing up with a grammar dictator parent. At the time, I didn’t think that particular turn of fate was such a great thing. Seriously, being drilled on lay vs. lie and can vs. may as a second grader was a bit harsh. Now, as a writer, I’m thankful… Continue reading Clean up Your Language