Fast Fifteen with Author Bob Giel

Sometimes I think these things come in waves. Today, I'd like to introduce another author to you for my Fast Fifteen feature. This is another Oghma Creative Media author, Bob Giel. Bob was born in New York City and is now a New Jersey resident. He's lived in several areas of the Midwest but has … Continue reading Fast Fifteen with Author Bob Giel

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‘Tis the Season for Fiction Folly

I don't participate in very many promotions. Maybe that's to my career's detriment, maybe readers appreciate that. I'm not sure. But I do join in once in a while if I have something that's promo-appropriate and I know the quality of one or more of the other authors' works. Today, I want to tell you about … Continue reading ‘Tis the Season for Fiction Folly

Author Inspiration and Reflection

I think Fridays are coming faster and faster.  Especially as the year is winding down. Advent has started, the preparation season before Christmas, and I'm definitely preparing for many things. I am in a festive mood. I'm incredibly busy, but I'm also very happy. That's one of the reasons why this quote spoke to me … Continue reading Author Inspiration and Reflection

Fast Fifteen with Author Crow Johnson Evans

It's time for another Fast Fifteen Feature, this time on author Crow Johnson Evans. A transplant to the Ozarks in the 1970s, Crow carries a lifetime of adventures across the states and the globe.  A former songwriter performer with a degree in Zoology, she loves the powerful influence of Nature on humans, spinning yarns, weaving, … Continue reading Fast Fifteen with Author Crow Johnson Evans

Four More Marketing Tips for Authors

Happy Friday! I know I already posted content today, but I'd be remiss if I didn't tell you about the second part of the marketing series I wrote for my friend and fellow writer, Sue Coletta. Earlier this week at her site, we discussed these eight items: Author Identity Online Presence Writing Stellar Content Book … Continue reading Four More Marketing Tips for Authors

Author Inspiration and Reflection

Well, Thanksgiving's over. The leftovers are (finally) gone. Family's gone, too. This is one of my favorite quotes, because it reminds me to count my blessings, to rejoice in the positives, to appreciate the good things in life. If I let myself, I could easily wallow over not going back to Pennsylvania for the holidays … Continue reading Author Inspiration and Reflection

A Revealing “Interview” with Body Armor Characters

My friend and fellow author, C. S. Boyack, created a fascinating character, Lisa Burton, in one of his novels, Wild Concept. One cool thing about her? She's a robot girl. Another cool thing? When the novel was over, Craig kept her around as his marketing assistant and spokesmodel. She even has her own radio show! … Continue reading A Revealing “Interview” with Body Armor Characters

Eight Marketing Tips for Authors

Ciao, everyone. It gives me great pleasure to be able to share my lessons-learned with others. When bestselling author Sue Coletta asked me to talk to her readers about marketing, I was honored at the invitation and happy to do so. You can find me at Sue's site today for part one of a series … Continue reading Eight Marketing Tips for Authors

Post-Thanksgiving Review

So, Thanksgiving has come and gone. I hope yours was wonderful. We had a fabulous day. My daughter told me she was staying at school, but she and her brother schemed to get her here as a surprise to me, so the four of us were together. Talk about thankful! The only way it could … Continue reading Post-Thanksgiving Review

With Gratitude…

I'm not sure how it got here so fast, but it's Thanksgiving week here in the US. I swear we just celebrated ringing in 2017, and now 2018 is around the corner. Halloween through New Year's Day always blows by in a whirlwind for me, and this year is no different. I won't be online … Continue reading With Gratitude…