As writers, we can get so focused on improving our craft that we lose our sense of self. Take time and make space for the non-writerly parts of you, too.
After first tackling the ins and outs of launching a debut novel during a time of social distancing, Claribel Ortega details what went in to writing GHOST SQUAD, how it feels to write one's experiences with grief, and, of course, how she came to write a character like Chunk the cat.
Stop promoting. Start connecting. Dan Blank's human-centered approach to marketing has helped countless writers forge lasting impressions, and in this episode, he guides listeners through his philosophy to help us do the same.
This post contains affiliate links. For more information, see my disclosures here. If you've visited this site or my social media profiles before, you've likely noticed scores of high-quality images of my books in a number of picturesque settings. This might have had you wondering... Who did r.r. pay to take those photos? How much… Continue reading The Secret’s Out: Your Books, Beautifully Shopped
To help kick off the release of book two in the EMPATHY sci-fi saga, Drako's Den recently did this feature on Mourning Dove. Thanks so much to Drako's Den for hosting! If you still haven't got your copies of the first two installments in the EMPATHY series, you can find them at the links below. Imminent… Continue reading Drako’s Den features Mourning Dove
Author M.D. Neu discusses strategies for growing one's readership locally, including hosting book events, getting one's work featured in local media, and more.
The EMPATHY series has made another appearance, this time focusing on book two, Mourning Dove, on the "Deek's Rhewminations" blog for author Deek Rhew. Check out the Mourning Dove book trailer and more at this link! And don't forget to get your copies of Imminent Dawn and Mourning Dove at the links below. Imminent Dawn Amazon | Barnes & Noble | NineStar Press | Kobo | Smashwords| Goodreads | Author Website Mourning Dove… Continue reading Mourning Dove on “Deek’s Rhewminations”
On the release day of book two in the EMPATHY series, I thought I'd look back on what went into writing it and thank those of you who helped bring Mourning Dove into the world. From the book's acknowledgements--- It is strange to have written this book. After having written Imminent Dawn over the course of five… Continue reading Mourning Dove (EMPATHY #2) Now Available!
You can now order your Mourning Dove ebooks on Amazon. Help Mourning Dove reach number one in LGBT science fiction---just like book one in the series, Imminent Dawn---by ordering your ebook copy today! Order your Mourning Dove ebook on Amazon here. Still need to get your hands on a copy of EMPATHY book one, Imminent Dawn? You can find it at the below… Continue reading Now on Amazon: Mourning Dove eBooks!
Note: this content originally appeared on accountingforitall.com A few of you may remember this post from a few months ago, in which I mentioned Accounting for It All had been admitted to the Wisconsin Romance Writers of America’s Write Touch Awards. The book recently received its scores from the judges, and wow! Accounting for It All just missed placing in the… Continue reading Update: AFIA and the Write Touch Awards