In this installment of the series, I'll be talking about first lines and how important they are to starting the writing process.
Tag: The Art Kids
what’s my process? part 1
I may be a pantser, but I still have a process. This first part in the series focuses on my starting point: inspiration.
crunching the numbers
I've gotten back into the swing of submitting recently, and my experiences now have felt a little different than back when I tried for a year of 100 rejections. So I decided to look at the numbers to see - are things different?
book birthday, and my birthday!
It's a day to celebrate! Warriors is out today, you can buy it RIGHT NOW over on Amazon! Today is also MY birthday, and to celebrate, I'm offering up a couple of my other books for free. Bethany Caleb and The Art Kids are two of my earlier novels. They are available free for Kindle … Continue reading book birthday, and my birthday!
Presidents’ Day Sale
This week all my books shall be free!! February 20-24! EVERY. SINGLE. ONE. Over on Amazon, you'll find Bethany Caleb, The Art Kids, and Hitchhikers all free for Kindle! If you visit Smashwords, you can find Dreamwalkers & Scavengers (Wolf Point #2 & #3) for free with the coupon codes. Hitchhikers and The Beast (Wolf Point … Continue reading Presidents’ Day Sale
new year, new look
One of my goals this year is to get back on track with writing my original fiction. First up was a new cover for The Art Kids: Isn't it pretty?? Of course this is for the Kindle edition only, because creating a cover for the paperback … Continue reading new year, new look
Damn, I wish my computer files would stop getting lost! A couple of months ago, I finally took all my old floppy disks, bought an external floppy drive since no computer I have access to has a floppy drive anymore, and converted the files and saved them to my external hard drive. Finally! I thought. … Continue reading lost again
11th consecutive nanowrimo win!
I achieved the coveted 50K word count on Monday night, with only 48 words to spare... yikes. My novel is not complete but I feel like it needs quite a bit more editing to get it to a coherent enough place to figure out an ending, therefore The Mist that Falls at Night is now … Continue reading 11th consecutive nanowrimo win!
book clubs and week-long freebies!
I'm so bad at promoting my own books. This week (March 23-March 27) The Art Kids is free on Amazon Kindle. Go download! Tonight I'll be appearing at my first book club discussion of one of my books! My coworker Sue read Bethany Caleb after the author panel I did at the library back in December. She loved … Continue reading book clubs and week-long freebies!
Memorial Day weekend giveaways
Since the upcoming holiday weekend is the 1-year anniversary of the publication of both Bethany Caleb and The Art Kids, both titles will be free on Amazon all weekend! Hitchhikers is always free, you can get it on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or pretty much any other format over at Smashwords.