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FIRST FROST EXCERPT!

Monday, August 27th, 2012

FIRST FROST For generations, the Frost family has run the Museum of Magical and Rare Artifacts, handing down guardianship from mother to daughter, always keeping their secrets to “family only.” Gathered within museum’s walls is a collection dedicated to the Grimm fairy tales and to the rare items the family has acquired: Cinderella’s glass slipper, [...]

 

Setting Deadlines

Saturday, June 16th, 2012

Even if you are a self-published author setting deadlines is extremely important. Imagine if you had infinite amount of time to finish a book and it could be about whatever you wanted. Are you going to spend enough time on writing it for it to be finished in a decent amount of time? The answer [...]

 

Interview with author Mandi Casey

Friday, June 8th, 2012

MANDI CASEY When did you first decide you wanted to write? I started my first novel about 5 years ago when I was working on my master’s degree. What is your favorite genre to write? Paranormal all the way. What is your favorite genre to read? Paranormal romance, Urban fantasy Do you have a favorite [...]

 

E.L. James Talks to Self Publish

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

An author I follow on face book, perhaps you have heard of her, E.L. James and I had an exchange on face book. I asked her a question for all of my readers present and future. She was nice enough to respond, and I have it here for you. I am so excited about this, [...]

 

Should Your Editor Be Your Friend?

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

A good editor will give it to you straight, and tell you what they like and hate about your writing. They will tell you that you need to change this, or that one scene does not work with the book. They are necessary because you can read your own writing a hundred times, and still [...]

 

Setting Up My Website

Friday, June 1st, 2012

There are so many things that I want to put on this site that I think are relevant to what I want to say, but I fear I am getting ahead of myself. Panic sets in and I think, I have too many pages! So I delete, re-add, and revamp. This is going to take [...]

 

Self Publish or Die

Friday, April 20th, 2012

The scariest thing I can think of, next to giant spiders taking over the world, is letting someone read your work. When you are an aspiring author you have to let people read your work. You would think you would be thrilled that someone is seeing what you have bled your thoughts and feelings into [...]

 

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