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
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…)
I get a lot of my ideas in the shower. A. Lot. Sometimes new ideas for stories, sometimes plot snags working themselves out. I have a dive tablet and waterproof notepad for taking notes when this happens. (And thanks to reader Karen for gifting me another one at Christmas!) I get so many ideas in … Read More
(Formerly known as Writers Lab) WOOHOO! May 22-24, and registration is OPEN! http://www.beyondthebookslab.com/ If you’re looking to learn more about BDSM, this is the event to do it!
Nope, not doing NaNo this year. Too busy, unfortunately. But I posted a list of some books I truly feel are must-haves for any writer’s library over on the Write Your Ass Off blog. I’ll put up a couple more lists over the next few days. http://writeyourassoff.blogspot.com/2014/11/nanowrimo-must-have-books.html
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
#justsayin #safetystartswithyou #themoreyouknow
The one where I post a Monday blant (blog+rant) over on the Write Your Ass Off blog about…well, just read it if you want. LOL Interwebz outrage, writer DNA, and what does it matter?
Why I write…
I was tagged by the talented Trinity Blacio, and I thought it would be fun to participate, so here goes. 1) What am I working on? Right now, edits for Triple Cross (Triple Trouble 8) and edits for Geek Chic (Bleacke Shifters 2). Not sure what the next WIP will be yet, if it’ll be … Read More
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
Writers should never be allowed to run unsupervised through an office supply store. Um, well, this writer should never be allowed to run unsupervised through an office supply store. (Or a home improvement store, but that’s another blog post.) Hubby and I went out to brunch this morning before going on some errands. Had to … Read More