Monthly Archives: November 2018

Top Excuses for Not Writing Your Book and How to Get Over Them

Originally posted on Author Don Massenzio:
You’ve always wanted to write a book. You know you have at least one book bouncing around in your brain. So what’s stopping you? I’ve been there. I’ve had the desire to write a…

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Writers: 3 Tips for Better Promo on Goodreads from @ChrysFey

Originally posted on How To Ebook:
Promo TipsChrys Fey, Goodreads, Write With Fey by Chrys Fey, @ChrysFey  Back in June Elizabeth graciously had me as a guest on her wonderful blog for 3 Things You’re Probably Not Doing on Goodreads that You Should. Shortly after that…

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A Writer’s Guide to Firearms: before the Modern Age (continued)

Originally posted on Nicholas C. Rossis:
This is the last post in this series by my good author friend, William R. Bartlett’s. It continues his discussion of all things firearms and deals with Flintlock weapons in particular. If you have…

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Am I a Real Author?

Originally posted on Author Don Massenzio:
When I jumped into the indie author scene, it was a calculated risk. Like I do with a lot of decisions, I looked at the pros and cons. Pros: There are a number of…

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BOOK RELEASE CHECKLIST!

Originally posted on How To Ebook:
Jodi Industry Life, Shameless Self-Promotion, Writing Life Ahhh! Book release! Time to do all the things and still somehow get a reasonable amount of sleep at night. Or during the day. No judgement, fellow vampires. I don’t know…

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Less Common Interview Questions for Blog Author Interviews: @ZoeMMcCarthy

Originally posted on How To Ebook:
image by kimono Releases tomorrow. For The Putting Green Whisperer releasing tomorrow, I had a stack of interviews for which I answered bloggers’ questions. At first, I liked the common questions, but was ashamed at the…

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11 Tips For Writing Fantasy

Originally posted on Nicholas C. Rossis:
Image: Pixabay My entire Pearseus series (five books) is sci-fi/fantasy, as are some of my short stories. So I was pretty excited when I came across a post on Reedsy with some great tips…

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Self-Publishing – Your Fellow Authors are not Your Enemies – Let’s Help Each Other

Originally posted on Author Don Massenzio:
As we enter the holiday seasons, I wanted to bring back this post that is one of the first from my blog. I still truly believe the ideas in this post. Let’s help each…

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Skipping Stones

Originally posted on Writers Envy:
I wish I could ride a skipping stone far and far across the sea Skip ashore that distant land where flew the dreams I’d dreamed I’d follow my dreams to where she lay dreaming my…

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The Roof

Originally posted on Writers Envy:
On the flight deck, broiling hot sun, bright blue sky, blue sea, whitecaps throwing spindrift with the wind, another day in the Persian Gulf during Operation Iraqi Freedom, I’m standing between eighty thousand pounds of…

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