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Friday, March 30, 2018

KDP v Create Space

This may be cheating the topic here, but I just tried the 'make your book' in the KDP (Kindle Direct Publishing,) and it is a lot like getting hit in the head with a fastball... a real headache. I'm not a novice to this stuff, but after four hours of messing with it, I finally went back to Create... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Close the door. Write with no one looking over your shoulder. Don’t try to figure out what other people want to hear from you; figure out what you have to say. It’s the one and only thing you have to offer. – Barbara Kingsolver Sign in to see full entry.

Free Stuff From A Friend of Mine

A friend of mine, Wendy Scott, is giving away a free Kindle book on 'writing prompts ' I've never been one to use writing prompts, because I was a little weirdo as a kid, but I know a ton of people who do use them. As I always say, 'whatever it takes!' (Stupid colored fonts!) or click this link... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

I keep an active 'author's page' over on Amazon (far left border) and have used it to warn people not to buy my newest book just yet. Sorry about that Dallas Corbin! LOL You must have bought that just as I was posting my warning.- Did you get the pdf version I sent? If you are an active writer and... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Writers Creed

I'm Considering making this part of a two sided business card. I AM A WRITER! We are the people who stay up well past midnight to work on a story. We are misunderstood and underpaid. We spend our free time fixing 'plot bunnies.' BUT- We bring to Life characters and a world that society never knew... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, March 19, 2018

Marketing of My Soon To Be Released Book

Once I am home, I am confident that I will be able to release "I Remember Judy - A Love Story" in about a week, somewhere about March 28th. I think it will end up having about 65,000 words in it and I am at about 57,000 words into it, thanks to a loaner laptop during my confinement in Tampa. Writing... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, March 18, 2018

I'm going to make some double posts in my story blog some days. I've got over 56,000 already edited (with about 5,000 out at my editors) and only have 38,000 posted here. This story is flowing nicely, even with me here. I will have it done within four days of being home. thanks. V I've started... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Writing on Toilet Paper Wrappers? Yep

As I mentioned elsewhere today, someone lent me an old XP laptop with the least amount of RAM I've ever seen in a computer since the standard RAM was 32mg of RAM. It's slow. Until I got this thing, I've been scribbling notes on the back of toilet paper wrappers, a paper plate I found floating by in... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, March 16, 2018

woke up and this came to me. it isn't original, but I remembered reading it on twitter. A crappy first draft is worth more than a non-existent draft. Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, March 11, 2018

I've always told you that Twitter and joining the RaveReviewBookClub have been the two best things I've done for myself in the last year, I'm showing you a post I just made: I send my 'pre-readers' over 7,000 new words in my story, and what do I get? "Send me more ASAP!" It could be worse I suppose!... Sign in to see full entry.

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