This past weekend, an absolutely goregous spring day, I photographed my sister and her fiance. Out of the blue, it hit me. -------> I needed to get my expanding-can outside more often and be creative. As the shutter on my camera clicked and clacked, my brain untangled plot holes, drafted the next novel in my … Continue reading Other Creative Outlets for Writers?
Launching a novel is almost a full-time job. As an Indie Publisher, that equates to a lot of late nights and buckets of stress. But I wouldn't have it any other way. It may be a complicated process, but at least it's all mine. The steps to launching a successful novel are, at least in my opinion, … Continue reading Launching a Book- What I’m Doing for KILL ME
For lack of any serious drive to edit my forthcoming novel, Blood Chord, I decided to spend the evening in mindless Computer-dom. Enter wicked-kewl website Polyvore! I first noticed this site over on Shea MaCleod's blog and then again the other day while hopping around the IWU Christmas Blog Hop, over on Christine's site. Polyvore … Continue reading Character Sketches from Polyvore (Blood Chord Novel)
I hope everyone out there had a great holiday and I'm sorry I didn't get around to wishing you all the best sooner! Other than the holidays, I've had several things sucking my time away over the last few weeks. Finding a replacement vehicle for my husbands totaled truck. Unloading our house. Finding a new … Continue reading Post-Christmas Updates
Often while toiling away in my daily life, whether I'm at work designing custom art for industry musicians or knee-deep in a pile of dirty laundry, I'm struck by a flash of sudden story inspiration. SSI for you folks who like to abbreviate everything. (No that's not my head. I do many things to my … Continue reading Writing Prompt #1
Whew, it's been a killer month. NaNoWrimo has kicked my butt, I'll have to admit first and foremost. I have probably broken that coveted 50k word goal, but it's been spread out over 4 different works in progress (including one spanking new baby that seems to be about past lives and why people aren't supposed … Continue reading Winning, Wrecks and Witches
Thought I'd take a few minutes to share with you some interesting, and movin-on-up Indie Author/ Novel news. First, the winners of last months Indie Author Rockstar have been announced and it was a tie! Getting some well deserved recognition for the month of November is KATE AVERY ELLISION with The Curse Girl and DAN … Continue reading Indie Authors and Novels: Updates 11/7