How many of you spent their holiday season getting sucked into some good reads? I know I did… A few too many! It left me feeling guilty that I wasn’t putting as many hours into writing as I did into reading, at least initially. Then I managed to let go of that guilt, and enjoy… Continue reading Reading books while writing
Alrighty, all! So we’ve made it to 2017. I think it’s a fair enough time to pat ourselves on the back for everything that we attempted in 2016, whether successful or not. At least we tried! Now that it’s a new year, the goal is to progress. Keep in mind, progress can be big or… Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions
This post is a bit related to writing. Namely, what gets me in the mood to write – and please share below what works for you! My long affair with Starbucks started when I was in high school. My mom, as a treat after a lesson of Aikido, took me to one of their locations… Continue reading Who Loves Starbucks? I do!
Alrighty, here goes a topic completely unrelated to writing or marketing: doggies. As some/most of you may know, I’m happily blessed to have two dogs: Achilles (my wonderful Siberian husky) and Zeus (my adorable black lab). They’re 3 & 8, respectively, and I love these two to death! Me and my fiancé, when looking for… Continue reading Kennel Woes
I don’t mean to offend anyone but… Ok, so technology is all nice and swell. It helps me format and edit my books in record time, do research, etc. But at what point is too much? Example 1: The other day, I was driving down the highway, minding my own business, when a car cut… Continue reading A little rant on technology….
One of the first things I realized as I thought about marketing my book was that I need reviews. There is no point in me spending money on Goodreads or Facebook ads if they would bring people to my book, only to have them not buy it because there are no reviews. In my quest… Continue reading Marketing tryouts
When I last left you, it was stranded in Dracula’s castle – nighttime. ‘No hotel around, no internet, no mechanic. Only the large, looming shadow of the castle – and the shadow edging at the corner of your eyes….” So let us continue: You drag your feet as your parents, embarrassed, walk back into the… Continue reading Heritage – Dracula’s Castle: the conclusion