Indie-Publishing 411: Chat with Vania and KT–Imprints

Imprints are fun . . . some say frivolous. But if you have any long-term plan to publish books, having an imprint is another way to claim your work. If you think really long term and are successful as an author you may want to publish other writers' works. Joanna Penn, not long ago, created … Continue reading Indie-Publishing 411: Chat with Vania and KT–Imprints

It’s Beginning to Look a lot like . . . Something the Cat Dragged in

I've been blogging close to nothing these past few weeks. I've been sick, but not like, a flu/head cold/stomach bug thing that wouldn't go away. I've had an infection in the cartilage of my nose, and while the pain has been annoying and uncomfortable, it's been the antibiotics that have made me feel off for … Continue reading It’s Beginning to Look a lot like . . . Something the Cat Dragged in

Aila Stephens’ Interview and Giveaway (Updated post. The giveaway is closed.)

I got to know Aila wasting time networking on Twitter, and I read her first book, Sex, Love, and Technicalities, when it came out last year. In celebration of her sequel's release, Sex, Love, and Formalities, I've interviewed Aila, and I am also hosting a giveaway! (More on that later.) Settle down with a cup of coffee, and … Continue reading Aila Stephens’ Interview and Giveaway (Updated post. The giveaway is closed.)

The Evolution of Don’t Run Away’s Cover

They say your cover is the most important part of your book. I don't know who "they" are, or if that's necessarily true, but your cover is important. It needs to convey your genre, it needs to be eye-catching. The font for your title and author name needs to look professional, yet suited to your … Continue reading The Evolution of Don’t Run Away’s Cover

To Query or Not to Query

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