Wow! Lots of great stuff happening!
Hello Everyone! Just a quick update to let you know what's been happening.
Well, things have been moving along quite nicely the last few months. The second novel of the Olivia Gates and Will Green crime series, Angels Sing to Rest, is in edits and I should be hearing from my editor within the next month or so. I hope to have that same novel available for ebook and paperback purchase in time for Christmas 2014. Book Three, yet unnamed, is currently under the pen. This novel follows Will Green to his home of Newcastle-Upon -Tyne in Northern England. Be sure...
In the last two posts you’ve read how I ended up on the carnival ride to authorship, and you learned what I did to prepare myself for the ride. In this final post, I’ll share with you what I’ve learned about promoting a self-published novel.
Here again I knew nothing about what I was doing until I applied my awesomely, nerdy researching skills to reading blog posts and books about the subject. First lesson: There is no shortcut. (A girl can hope though, can’t she?) Second lesson: The process is MUCH harder than I first thought.
Don't misunderstand: I didn’t choose to publish...
Journey to Authorship: Blog Post #1
March 11, 2013
In The Beginning . . . There was This Really Bad Book.
This carnival fun ride I'm clinging to, this journey to authorship I decided I had enough wherewithal to undertake, started on a Saturday afternoon about three years ago, give or take a year. I was struggling through reading yet another poor book purchase, when I heard a voice say, "I could write something better than this." That voice sounded suspiciously like my own, but I knew I would never say something like this, at least not out loud, and once I realized I said those words, I knew...