When I talk to people about my publishing plans for my next couple of books, people ask me if I’ll ever query and try for a traditionally published deal. I always say, “No, I’m not writing anything queryable right now.” People can take that a lot of different ways, and mostly that sounds like I … Continue reading To Query or Not to Query
I run a Twitter chat called #smutchat. It's geared toward more than just smut, (though I am a romance author and I like to chat about that too, from time to time) and last night we talked about self-publishing. I said I would recap the chat for a few people who couldn't make it, so … Continue reading #SmutChat Self-publishing Topic Recap!
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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:
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
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