Things I Learned So Far This Summer About Writing:

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:

What to Think About When Writing and Publishing a Series

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

Which Came First? The Chicken or the Egg?

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?

Don’t Rush to Publish!

Probably the best advice I can give you about publishing is not to rush. I’ve always promoted doing as much as you can yourself—especially since your first book is pretty much a loss until you write more and have more books available for purchase. When it’s when it’s your only book available, you’ll never get … Continue reading Don’t Rush to Publish!