No, I’m not talking about relationships. I’m talking about scheduling: setting dates and goals for yourself to get things done within a reasonable time frame. I just looked at my original time frame on where I wanted to be with my edit-in-progress, and according to that, the book should have been coming out next week! […]
Pacing: Slow and Steady Wins the Race
Pacing: it’s one of the most challenging things in a story. On the one hand, you have to keep the story moving along to keep the reader interested. At the same time, you have to slow things down periodically to give the reader a chance to absorb what they’ve read, and maybe summarize things a […]
Writer as Matchmaker: The Best Friend Romance
One of the classic romances is to have the main character fall for her/his best friend. As a writer, and on a personal level, the best friend romance is one that has always made sense to me. Being close to someone first and knowing each other really well – so well that you’re finishing each […]
The Inside Scoop on Upcoming Release: Unscripted (Tentative)
Here is the first look at the next book on the publishing list: Unscripted. This is a story I wrote a couple of years ago. It’s a new adult contemporary romance, with a strong, smart, talented female lead. Rylie Cates is an aspiring screenwriter living in Maine. The story begins with a phone call telling […]
Realistically Yours is Now Available for Kindle!
One of the things I like about Amazon is how easy they make things for independent publishers like me. Not only can an author use CreateSpace to publish a print version of their book, and have CreateSpace print and ship copies on demand, but they can use Kindle Direct Publishing to publish digital copies of […]
Realistically Yours Is Now For Sale!
My first published novel, Realistically Yours, is now available for sale on CreateSpace and Amazon! Check it out! This is my first novel to be published. Thanks to National Novel Writing Month and the Office of Letters and Light, I finally got the courage and motivation to publish it myself. While it’s not my first […]