Last night was the second night of Settings for my Twitter chat, #smutchat. We don't just talk about smut, we talk about lots of things about the craft, and where you set your story was one of the topics. How do you know where your story is going to take place? Generally, this is a … Continue reading Things to Think About When You Choose Your Setting
Here's the lovely link for the giveaway tonight! I'm doing something a little different, and I partnered with Jewel who was sweet enough to volunteer to give her book away. Please see her interview about her book! Good luck, and thanks for playing! a Rafflecopter giveaway
Today I interviewed Jewel E. Leonard about her book, Rays of Sunshine. We're talking about Settings for #smutchat this week, and I was interested in how she came to choose her setting for Tales by Rails, her first novella in the book. Listen in to how she wrote her steamy story! What have you been working … Continue reading A Fun Interview with Jewel E. Leonard about her book, Rays of Sunshine!
Thanks for participating in #smutchat tonight! I hope you all had a great time! The giveaway for today is Angela Ackerman's and Becca Puglisi's book The Urban Settings Thesaurus. Good luck! Enter here: a Rafflecopter giveaway
This is going to be a touchy post. Not uncomfortable touchy-feely like your creepy neighbor, more touchy-feely like you'll probably get mad. At me, at my thoughts about the indie-publishing industry, whatever. Indie writers are famous (infamous?) for not liking being told what to do. They don't like being told to write every day, they don't like … Continue reading Which Came First? The Chicken or the Egg?
I read books. I read lots and lots of books. Which, even though Stephen King says you can’t be a good writer if you don’t have time to read, is actually unusual for a writer. Most writers, especially those who don’t have much time to write, spend their time writing. That makes sense, right? Right. … Continue reading Naming Your Baby, I Mean, Ah, Book
Summer is here! Summer is here and the kids are out of school. Maybe you can sleep in a little more, and dinner is certainly easier to make—just throw some steaks on the grill and open that container of potato salad you bought yesterday at the deli. You would think that with the arrival of … Continue reading Protect Your Summer Writing Time!