I've had an interesting summer so far. Here are some of the highlights: Don't fight with CreateSpace. I didn't have the knowledge to bend CreateSpace to my will. This doesn't mean that I never will, but I had to back down on things I wanted in favor of time and simplicity. Does that mean I … Continue reading Things I Learned So Far This Summer About Writing:
Thank you for joining #smutchat tonight! I hope you enjoyed talking about writer's platform! If you have any suggestions on what you would like to chat about during one of my chats, let me know! It doesn't have to be about smut/romance--anything about writing/publishing/editing and everything in-between will do! Tonight's giveaway is the wonderful book … Continue reading #Smutchat Writer’s Platform Giveaway
I was flipping through my Entertainment Weekly and you know how they have the funny quotes in the front from characters in shows you don't watch? I like to read them and have a laugh, but this particular one this morning caught my eye. It made me think: why do we write? What are … Continue reading What Are You Writing For?
Monday I received my proofs from CreateSpace. For the past week I've been going through the first one (Novellas 1 - 3) editing them, looking for typos, and checking formatting. It's taking a long time, and today I resubmitted the first one again. I found some typos (probably not all of them, but c'est la … Continue reading CreateSpace Adventures Continue
There is a lot to consider when writing and publishing a series. I wrote a novella series called Summer Secrets. The collection consists of six novellas—the shortest being 25,000 words, the longest 32,000. I wrote them one right after the next without a break. The novellas each feature a couple and they are chronological—the next … Continue reading What to Think About When Writing and Publishing a Series
Thank you for participating in #smutchat! I hope you're having fun and maybe picking up some writing tips and tricks as we go along. Today's giveaway is Master Lists for Writers by Bryn Donovan (@BrynDonovan ). She has a lovely website too--check it out here. As always, this giveaway is open internationally. Good luck! You'll love this … Continue reading #Smutchat Conflict Giveaway
I work in a call center typing for the deaf. There are lots of them out there, so I don't think I'm going to out my work location. If you put together where I live with what I do and zero in on me, then you have way too much time on your hands and … Continue reading The Right Attitude to Move On