Ok, I may be jumping the gun a little bit here, but I've been grinning since Thursday and I'm going to go NUTS if I don't say it. "Daughter of Hauk" was sent to the printer on Friday. I'll be able to order my proof copy this week! As long as nothing's wonky with it, … Continue reading Lots to talk about today!
First off, everyone say hi to Gary! He's got a WordPress blog (honest indie book reviews) that's worth checking out! He's also put "Daughter of Hauk" on his read and review list! I'm super stoked to find out what he thinks of it, both the good and the bad.Meeting Gary and Casey Ryan (internet radio … Continue reading Odds and ends after a slowish week
I was honored to be given a shout out on this internet radio show earlier this week. The host has scheduled me for a guest slot on July 8th at 9 am pacific/12 noon eastern. Take a look at his site! http://cuttingroomfloorpodcast.blogspot.ca/2012/04/green-light-this-promoted-projects.html
I have been very fortunate, in that several people from my online writing group have asked to interview me since my book released. I've had two already go live, and here's a link to the third:http://strandsofpattern.blogspot.com/2012/04/interview-with-daughter-of-hauk-author.html?showComment=1333813240686#c2357312959712821548
There's been entire books written on the 'rules' of writing. I tend to ignore them. As my 'big brother' in writing once told me: Did the book sell? Then it's good. I'm not a technically perfect writer. I don't care if you're supposed to use -ly adverbs sparingly or all that stuff. I write the best … Continue reading The one rule to rule them all
So, you've been working like mad for months, years, decades to get your book polished up and published. The day has finally come. You're in print. And then it starts. The family members or friends who think they should get a free copy of your book just because they are friends or family start asking. … Continue reading The difference between a real fan and a ‘fan in the pan’.