Being Indie

There are a host of reasons as a writer to pursue traditional publishing or indie publishing (aka self-publishing). Each lists a number of benefits; each lists a number of problems. For me, before I had dove into the task of drafting query letters for my novel, The Good Teacher, I learned of the idea ofContinue reading “Being Indie”

Foundation Work

I had planned for another post today about looking at life through a positive lens, but I decided that I needed to write this one first, cutting it into the line. Positivity will come next Tuesday. Coming on the heels of my last post about not waiting to change, I have continued to struggle thisContinue reading “Foundation Work”

Five Projects

Five is really too many. I have five projects that need to be edited, revised, beta-read, and then revised again: Gravity 4 Gravity 5 Antlers Soar Of Earth and Ice It’s roughly 275,000 words of writing overall that I need to go through. And that doesn’t count the numerous short stories I’ve been working through.Continue reading “Five Projects”

A Past Event, Updates, and Plans

It has been a month since I last wrote anything consistently. Shortly before going on vacation, I stopped worrying about writing, instead focusing on getting ready for Disney and Universal Studios in Orlando. It was a big vacation, and I didn’t want my writing to interrupt quality time with family. (Of course, as most writersContinue reading “A Past Event, Updates, and Plans”

Leaving Amazon

Once again, I am leaving Amazon. Well, not entirely. What I am doing is stepping away from having my books enrolled in Kindle Select. It was a decision I’ve toyed with on many occasions. Was it better for me to keep all my eggs in that basket or to spread it out? Was it betterContinue reading “Leaving Amazon”