You've written your novel, you're ready to self-publish it. In the self-publishing platform, you select the genre for your novel. If you independently publish with Amazon, their platform, CreateSpace asks you to select your category. Your content/subject matter is supposed to determine your genre/category. Whether you write Romance, Mystery, Suspense, etc., there is a genre … Continue reading Genre…#MondayBlogs

Writer Wednesday – Lori Schafer

This week's Writer Wednesday is all about Lori Schafer's memoir, "On Hearing of My Mother's Death Six Years After It Happened: A Daughter's Memoir of Mental Illness." I couldn't put it down. I'm usually early to bed around here, and up before dawn, but this one had me seeing midnight. I like to think of … Continue reading Writer Wednesday – Lori Schafer

Writer Wednesday…An Excerpt

In the midst of editing "Darkness," which has a planned release for the first week of September (eek!), it occurred to me that I hadn't really run any countdown deals, or shared any excerpts here on this blog from "Damnation." After pondering, debating, and much discussion around the dinner table here (yes, titles are a … Continue reading Writer Wednesday…An Excerpt

Thankful for Patience

No, I'm not. Not really. You'd think I would be more accustomed to waiting by this point in time, but I'm not. Today, I uploaded the sequel to my novel, Blessings. Now, I have to wait for Amazon's review process to complete. It can take up to 24 hours. Really, that's practically no time. I've … Continue reading Thankful for Patience

#WriterWednesday…Calling All Writers!

This is the day I like to set aside to review the work of other writers. If you are an independent author of ANY kind - fiction, non-fiction, poetry, you name it - and you'd like your work to receive a review here (and on Amazon) please comment on this blog post with your book … Continue reading #WriterWednesday…Calling All Writers!

Publishing, Health, and Updates…

Since I set that "publish on the 1st of the month" schedule for myself, I've been working almost constantly. 🙂 I didn't go through Lulu Publishing this time, but instead uploaded my format and covers onto Amazon through Createspace. Today, my new book, The Cancer-Free Gourmet, went live on Kindle! I hope those of … Continue reading Publishing, Health, and Updates…