I've been avoiding this for a while. Part of me thought if I didn't acknowledge this, it would just vanish. Another part of me thought I could force myself. Another part of me figured no one cared. But some of you do care. I mentioned previously that I had gone through something a few months … Continue reading You deserve the truth
"Nobody counts the ads you run; they only remember the impression you make." -Bill Bernbach That's a massive title, yes? Let me explain. Two years ago, I wrote a post entitled Marketing Sucks. Guess what? It still does. I stand by pretty much everything in that post, the exception being...is writing a book a remarkable … Continue reading Indie Author Marketing Still Sucks…Pt 1.
As someone who is only just beginning to let the "real world" know about my writing endeavors, I'm asked several questions by my nearest and dearest. Among the most frequently asked questions are: So, like, you're trying to write the next 50 Shades, right? Um, no. Not that there is anything wrong with anyone trying to … Continue reading What is your motivation for writing?
Happy Thursday, ya'll! ♥ I've been pretty freaking quiet on social media as of late, but I swear it's for a very good reason. Alabama Rain is so close to being ready. SO. FREAKING. CLOSE. The good news is that those who have read advanced copies have had some amazing things to say. For instance: … Continue reading Alabama Rain Progress
This is going to be short and sweet. If you follow me on Twitter, I posted a little video cover reveal. If you missed it, here: I'm hard at work making sure it's available for you soon. ♥
Hey, good lookin'! Happy Thursday! So, it's officially summer now. For you that might mean lounging by the pool, a cool drink in your hand—or maybe on the beach, stretched out on the sand, watching the waves and working on your tan. If that's you, then you should really check out this giveaway my friend … Continue reading Q2: How’d I do?
As I'm nearing the completion of Alabama Rain, my mind is drifting to the three-ring circus that is the book launch. And it is a three-ring circus! First and foremost, let's get one thing straight: This is not an advice post. I'd love for this to turn into a discussion, so please flood me with comments. … Continue reading Book Launches
How the hell are you supposed to see no evil on the internet? It's the internet! Last week we talked about speaking no evil—biting our tongues when we otherwise might not want to. (Unless of course someone is being legitimately abusive in some way.) The week before that we talked about hearing no evil, which … Continue reading See No Evil
I'm going to keep this evening's blog post short and sweet, but I really didn't want to sit on this news any longer! If you follow me on Instagram (and if not, why not?) then you may have noticed I already spilled the beans there. Ayup, that's me...breaking out of my shell and heading to … Continue reading All About The Indies
So, my amazing contact at ProWritingAid emailed me yesterday to say how glad she was that the giveaway went so well, and she wanted to thank all of you for participating with such enthusiasm so... She is hooking you up!! One of my goals when I started this whole indie journey was that I wanted to one … Continue reading AMAZING DEAL: ProWritingAid