#NaNoWriMo – How goes it?

If you’re still plugging away at #NaNoWriMo (good for you!) I’m still running my 30 Days of #NaNoWriMo blog posts over at the Write Your Ass Off blog. 🙂 http://writeyourassoff.blogspot.com/search/label/%23nanowrimo

Happy NaNoWriaaAAAAAAGGGHHH!

Yes, it’s the first day of November. For those of you who partake in the care and feeding of a writer, you might suddenly notice they’ve gone crazier than usual crazy. It’s NaNo. NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) is where usually fairly non-homicidal sane people decide to write a 50k word book in a month. … Read More

Write Your Ass Off: Effective Facebook promo tips for authors so you stop looking like an annoying idiot.

Are you an author? Are you Facebooking properly? Maybe not. Don’t worry, I have you covered. Effective Facebook promo tips for authors so you stop looking like an annoying idiot.   In Case You Missed It… Now available for pre-order: Impact (Suncoast Society 32, MMF, BDSM) by Tymber Dalton. Featuring Tilly, Cris, and Landry.

Putting descriptions on a diet.

Over at the Write Your Ass Off blog, I’ve got a new post about putting your descriptions on a diet. http://writeyourassoff.blogspot.com/2015/09/putting-descriptions-on-diet.html Enjoy!   Now Available: Vulnerable (Suncoast Society 30, MM, BDSM) CLICK HERE TO READ THE FIRST CHAPTER. Blurb: Leo didn’t want a divorce, yet he can no longer ignore the fact that he’s gay—and … Read More

Guest Blog: Writing Tip Wednesday – Advice for new authors.

  Stop by and see me on Mellanie Szereto’s blog today where I dispense writing advice to new authors. (What’s the magic shortcut? You’ll have to read it to find out…) Writing Tip Wednesday — Writing Advice from Tymber Dalton — LATEST NEWS: Coming Soon | Audiobooks | Latest Posts

Kindle Arrivals, & Write Your Ass Off: Tuesday Compendium

Some new books have hit Kindle and third-party sites. (Nook is its usual slow self, plus you might need to search by title because the release dates were uploaded incorrectly as 2011 instead of 2015. Yes, I’ve already emailed my publisher to let them know.) Don’t forget, you can bookmark my spreadsheet of buy links. … Read More

The “secret” to making it as a writer.

What is the “secret” to making it as a writer? The sooper-dooper highly classified secret? There is no secret. That’s the secret. All the knowledge is out there. Write, edit, release, repeat. There is no gaming the system, just a lot of hard work. A LOT of it. Writing the book? That’s the EASY part. … Read More

Why do we need the Oxford comma?

If you’re wondering WHY we need the Oxford comma… Last time I checked, Nelson Mandela–even when alive–was not an 800-year-old demigod who collected dildos. (Although that might have been an interesting side note to his biography if he were…)

How’s your NaNoWriMo going?

*Hands you a weedwhacker and a flamethrower.* How’s the NaNo project going, bunky? Feeling a little overwhelmed? Struggling? In the weeds? Stop. No, I don’t mean stop writing, I mean stop worrying. No one’s going to kill you if you don’t get the book done, and the worrying and stressing IS killing your creativity. Write. The. … Read More

Newbie Author Tip 2

The second installment in my series of tips for newbie authors is up at the Write Your Ass Off blog. *rawr!* http://writeyourassoff.blogspot.com/2014/09/newbie-author-tip-2-develop-gator-hide.html And have you checked out Hubby’s book yet? 🙂 (Yes, I’m proud of him. LOL) Dancing on a Tightrope. Also, I’ve added some new info at the bottom of the Ellora’s Cave troubles … Read More

Newbie Author Tip 1

I’m starting a new series over on Write Your Ass Off for newbie authors. Tip 1 is posted. http://writeyourassoff.blogspot.com/2014/09/newbie-author-tip-1-devour-information.html

Dear Newbie Writer: You suck…

. ..HOWEVER… http://writeyourassoff.blogspot.com/2014/09/dear-newbie-writer-you-suck.html Also, I’ve made two additions today to the article about the problems at Ellora’s Cave.

Thou Shalt Nots for Facebook for authors.

Over at WriteYourAssOff.com I posted about the “thou shalt nots” for Facebook specifically for authors. Feel free to stop by, check the lists out, and add your own suggestions if you have some. http://writeyourassoff.blogspot.com/2014/01/thou-shalt-nots-for-facebook.html

Can I use song lyrics in a book?

I thought I’d blogged about this before, but apparently I had not. Rectified. LOL http://writeyourassoff.blogspot.com/2014/01/can-i-use-song-lyrics-in-book.html

Pop Quiz: Contracts

Pop Quiz: Which of these are HUGE red flags in a publishing contract? a) Charging for editing. b) “Life of copyright” contract length terms. c) Asking for rights other than ebook and print formats. d) “Net” not clearly specified. e) Taking ownership of copyright for length of contract. f) Nebulous “editing” clauses that allow the … Read More