Lately, my writing life resembles the Mad Hatter’s tea party. Not only was January a wasted writing month for me, but we’re well into March and I've started taking backward steps in the final work on my romantic comedy. I’m no longer satisfied with the title or cover idea, and I’m having a devil of a… Continue reading March of Writing Madness
Could I hear your thoughts on author pseudonyms, please?
It's been a long time since I blogged three times a week, but since my complete blog hiatus last December, my average was a new post once a week—until last month. In April, I blogged only once. I have a good excuse, though. I've been busy writing. Almost every day. All day. I finished revising… Continue reading Could I hear your thoughts on author pseudonyms, please?
First Time on Sale and It’s a Whopper!
Last week I announced I was trying something new in book selling. Unfortunately, the wires got crossed (my fault) and the promotion through eReader Buddy didn't happen, so very few people knew about the Kindle Countdown Deal on The Brevity of Roses. But since I'd already paid for a promotion, I decided to do something… Continue reading First Time on Sale and It’s a Whopper!
Do you believe all’s fair in love and publishing?
If you’re an author, you’ve probably been reading about the NY Times “book reviewers for hire” article by David Streitfeld. If not, it's the first link listed below this post. In that article he talks about a man named Todd Jason Rutherford, who ran a lucrative business selling enthusiastically positive, but fake, book reviews. He… Continue reading Do you believe all’s fair in love and publishing?
Excuse this sort of stream of consciousness post. I’m all worked up from reading about other authors’ successful sales. Earlier this week I was invited to a movie and lunch. Magic Mike was the movie. Most of you have either seen it or decided not to, so I’m not going to review it. The movie… Continue reading Misfit Writer