Self-Publishing Tools. Part 1 Pre-Publishing

My two basic rules for my approach on my self-publishing journey are 1.) Learn to do it myself; 2.) Use appropriate tools for those things that are too time-consuming for me to learn or perform myself. Every journey starts somewhere, and my publishing journey started with the willing heart of a complete novice. I’m sharingContinue reading “Self-Publishing Tools. Part 1 Pre-Publishing”

DANGER IN THE CLOUDS – Amazon Discounts Paperback!

Amazon DEEP Discount for the Paperback DANGER In The CLOUDS¬† GRID DOWN SURVIVAL SERIES, BOOK 1 Dystopian Science Fiction, Post-Apocalyptic Science Fiction, Suspense Thriller I might have reported this as a Leprechaun Sighting if I hadn’t heard the author-gossip of Amazon discounting a paperback with no notice. List price $16.99 Sale price $10.94 Savings $6.05Continue reading “DANGER IN THE CLOUDS – Amazon Discounts Paperback!”

New Release! Red Is The New Gray ~ Trailer

  Red Is The New Gray, Maggie Sloan Mystery Series, Book 2 AUTHOR RECOMMENDATION: Read I ALWAYS WANTED TO BE A SPY, MAGGIE SLOAN MYSTERY SERIES, BOOK 1 first, then dive into RED IS THE NEW GRAY Link to MAGGIE SLOAN MYSTERY SERIES on AMAZON   Link to RED IS THE NEW GRAY on AMAZONContinue reading “New Release! Red Is The New Gray ~ Trailer”

Do You Love or Dread Editing?

Editing is the process that helps us move from seemingly random thoughts on a page to a polished, ready-to-publish novel. It’s time to toss the Dread and hug the Edit. The following eight editing steps are more or less in order even though authors loop back to earlier steps on occasion. Note that most authorsContinue reading “Do You Love or Dread Editing?”

Create Your Author Identity in Six Steps ~ Part 1

  Whether your first book is published by you, an independent publisher, or a hybrid or traditional publisher, your Author-Self pops into existence. Ready or not, you have an Author Identity. An internet search on how to develop your author identity or author brand yields hundreds of articles with advice on what to do. Confusing?Continue reading “Create Your Author Identity in Six Steps ~ Part 1”