Visiting Friends and Talking About Tortured Soul, Day 6

Ciao, amici! Today is the last I expect to talk about Tortured Soul this week. Friend and fellow author Julie Holmes graciously offered to host me on her site. If you follow Julie, this will come as no surprise to you. If you don’t, hold onto something. Julie has a very… palpable muse. And IContinue reading “Visiting Friends and Talking About Tortured Soul, Day 6”

Author Inspiration and This Week’s Writing Links

My brain is exploding. This week was writing, publishing, and marketing—the trifecta of stressful. Well, writing isn’t usually stressful. Not for me. Not unless I’m behind on a deadline. And typically, I’m not. (I’m obsessive about meeting deadlines.) But when editing, publishing, and marketing infringe on my budgeted writing time, I can either work myselfContinue reading “Author Inspiration and This Week’s Writing Links”

Author Inspiration and This Week’s Writing Links

Wow, what a week. I said I’d never use a pen name, but I broke that vow. I’m now working on my second book for a company. I can’t talk a lot about it; I’m essentially ghost-writing, although I will market for those books when they’re released. The cool thing is, I’m managing to averageContinue reading “Author Inspiration and This Week’s Writing Links”

Happy 2018!

Dilly dilly! (Sorry. Couldn’t pass up a chance to be socially relevant to start the new year.) 2017 is officially in the past. Happy New Year! Welcome, 2018! A few days ago I posted my “2017 Year in Review” post. In the spirit of endings and beginnings, I have my “What to Expect in 2018”Continue reading “Happy 2018!”

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 BookContinue reading “Four More Marketing Tips for Authors”

Curated Content

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! I’m part Irish, so you know I’ve got my green on. I hope you’re wearing green so you don’t get pinched. I also hope you take a minute to visit Story Empire today. There’s a great post with a list of articles for writers. The best of the best this week hadContinue reading “Curated Content”

Curated Content 3 March 2017

Originally posted on Story Empire:
Hi, SEers. Happy Friday! We’re trying something new for you. Instead of our own opinions or a reblog here and there, we’re giving you links to valuable content we found this week. Below you’ll find tips from experts like James Scott Bell, Kristen Lamb, Chandler Bolt, and more. We hope…

Creating a New Website

Originally posted March 12, 2012 I spent a little bit of today editing and sending a synopsis and three chapters off to an editor (and doing some laundry… boy was that overdue!), but then I spent the rest of the day building my platform. For those of you who don’t know what that means, itContinue reading “Creating a New Website”