A little over a year ago, I published--with much fear and trembling--my broken fairy tale collection, Shattered. (I felt sick to my stomach after I clicked the Publish button. If it hadn't been for the fact I'd had other people working with me on it, I'd have unpublished it within the first few [read more] about 3 Self-Publishing Mistakes I’ve Made
My proofs for Rainbird and Mourning Cloak arrived earlier this week. Aren't they pretty? They look EVEN BETTER in real life. There really is nothing like seeing your name on the cover of a physical book. I had an ear-to-ear grin on my face for about an hour after they came. Right now, [read more] about proofs! and a release!
Last week, I talked about what I've learned from my favorite how-to freelance book, The Freelancer's Survival Guide by Kristine Kathryn Rusch. The week prior to that, I shared 4 things I'm doing as a working writer. Now that I have a writing-as-business theme going, I'm going to continue [read more] about cartoon jaguars talk art and business
I usually wake up on Thursdays with an extra spring to get me out of bed (and, boy, do I need all the help I can get!). Not only is Thursday past the halfway point of the school school (one day away from Weekend Eve) but it's also the day that Kris Rusch updates her weekly writing/business [read more] about business resource: the freelancer’s survival guide
Last year, I crossed the line from writing as a hobby to writing as part-time work. I get to wear a businessperson hat as well as an artist's beret. Looking at my writing through an entrepreneurial lens has changed the way I do things. Without further ado, here are 4 things I'm doing as [read more] about 4 things I’m doing as a creative entrepreneur
Are you a NaNoWriMo winner planning to self-publish for the first time? My fabulous and generous cover artist, Ravven, is giving away a FULL publishing package to one deserving writer--complete with editing, proofreading, formatting, cover art, website graphics, and marketing help. (And yes, yours [read more] about friday this and that
One of my goals for this year is to Try New Things. Not only does it mean writing out of the box, but it also means trying new ways of reaching readers with my stories. Such as web serialization. Now, I'm not a big reader of serialized fiction, which has a lot to do with not liking to read [read more] about let’s talk serials
Kato Vorsok is a man deserted by his god. A failed hero living in exile, he wants nothing to do with his old life. Until the night he encounters a wounded mourning cloak—a demon that can walk through walls, dissolve into mist, and spear a man’s heart with a fingernail. She calls him by name. She [read more] about Mourning Cloak’s here!
Many of you have seen the Next Big Thing meme going around, in which we writers hold forth on our latest books (either works-in-progress or newly-released). Thanks to Jo Anderton, who tagged me, you can find out more about (one of) my newest project(s)! 1. What is the working title of your next [read more] about The Next Big Thing
A cybernetic Rapunzel in a post-apocalyptic world has plans of her own Now available at Amazon US | Amazon UK | Barnes & Noble | Smashwords A few things about Wired: It's a short story, about 4600 words long You can read it for free on this site. Just go to the Works page and look [read more] about Wired, out now