May 31, 2016

I met Dianne Bylo by chance on Twitter one day.  We were discussing books and how to get the attention of a potential reader.  Little did I know that she is the force behind the Tome Tender Book Review Blog.  If you have ever looked at Dianne's site you wonder, ho...

May 28, 2016

This week we are talking about character inspiration for our #LifeBooksWriting Challenge.  What inspires me to create a character?  I have three different ways I deal with characters.

 

Inspiration type 1: When coming up with the storyline, I decide who may main cha...

May 28, 2016

I recently had one of my books reviewed by Ariel Mathis, owner of the blog, Always Love Me Some Books, so I started chatting with her about her site the types of books she likes to read.  In doing so, I learned that she is an aspiring writer.  I was privileged enough t...

May 26, 2016

I had the pleasure of meeting Anna B. Madrise a few months ago and immediately came to adore her.  There aren't many truly open and friendly people in this world but Anna is one of the previous few.  She has become a good friend of mine and a source of inspiration and...

May 23, 2016

Today, I want to do something a little different.  As you may have noticed, I have been spotlighting a number of authors this month to help promote self-published and independent books.  I decided that I wanted to branch out and speak to a few bloggers I have met and g...

May 20, 2016

Every author has asked the question how can I market my books and every author will give you a hundred different answers.  The problem is no one has the same success doing the same thing as the author sitting next to them.  Every author is different and every book pose...

May 18, 2016

I recently met Ripley Patton and became interested in her PSS Chronicles, Ghost Hand and Ghost Hold.  I wanted to learn more about her and her intriguing Paranormal Thriller series.  Find out why she likes writing Young Adult Novels and the craziest thing she has done...

May 16, 2016

 

I had the pleasure of meeting Cameron J. Quinn, author of the Urban Fantasy series, The Starsboro Chronicals at a recent event.  One of her Works in Progress caught my attention, so I decided to learn more about her and her series. 

 

Interview

 

What is your book, T...

May 13, 2016

I am an instant gratification book buyer, I admit it.  If I see a book that looks interesting, I buy it.  I may not read it for a year, but I have it on my bookshelf.  As an indie author, I review other authors to give back to the community, and to see what kind of boo...

May 13, 2016

I was looking through my previous posts on my old blog site and I found this one from March 2015.  Since I believe it still has important advice for authors just starting out, I wanted to repost it.  Keep in mind that not every author will take the same approach to mar...

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