Author & Blogger How To, Hey Indie! How Not to Get Overwhelmed, My Writing Journey

Beta What? Why Indie Authors Don’t Exist in a Vacuum

As a writer, just starting out and afraid to tell anyone I was writing, I couldn't imagine having anyone look at the title let alone the very essence of the story I had so painstakingly laid upon the altar of paper. I could have easily been living in a vacuum of space, a gap in… Continue reading Beta What? Why Indie Authors Don’t Exist in a Vacuum

#BlogBattles, I think it's neat

Interview with “Spaghetti” #BlogBattle Winner Tess

Hello friends! Help me in welcoming our guest today, Miss Tess of Let's Cut the Crap/How the Cookie Crumbles. We're so pleased to be able to sit down with you, our "Spaghetti" winner, and get to know you a little better. Now that we're comfortable, we'd love to know, 1) As a rockin' (to the… Continue reading Interview with “Spaghetti” #BlogBattle Winner Tess

#BlogBattles

Marnie S. Interview – Blonde #BlogBattle Winner

As you all know, Marnie S. won #BlogBattle Week 6: BLONDE with her creative and apropos short story, The Joke's On You. Now we get to have the fun of learning more about this week's winner. Marnie was gracious enough to answer a few deep, highly personal questions for us! So . . . Marnie,… Continue reading Marnie S. Interview – Blonde #BlogBattle Winner

Book Related, My Writing Journey, Personal Life Tidbits

Proof Copy Arrived!

I told you on Monday that when the proof copy for The Beauty Thief showed up I'd let you have a sneak peek at the book! It came yesterday evening, but I was so wrapped up in my feelings of shock, seeing my story look so professional and REAL that I couldn't stop ogling it… Continue reading Proof Copy Arrived!

Book Related, I think it's neat, Poetry

My Very Own Seafaring Ballad!

I wrote this part in Captive Hope which called for a pirate sing-along. No really. These pirates enjoy singing. They are masters of the sea shanty, but a ballad will sneak into the repertoire every now and again. So, I left that part of the story empty while deliberating the song I must choose. I thought… Continue reading My Very Own Seafaring Ballad!