The Still Water audiobook is going up on YouTube! I'm trying to do a chapter a week, but a reader found some errors in Chapter 4 so I have to redo that before I can put it up. That said, here it is!
I've been working with ElevenLabs' text-to-voice AI, and I've created an audiobook version of 'Still Water', narrated by me! Per my agreement with them, my book would remain permafree for everyone who is interested to see how well it works. This was intended for authors and advertising, but I see no reason it can't mean … Continue reading ‘Still Water’ Audiobook is Permafree! (Text-to-Voice AI)
I submitted 'Still Water' to a group making a book list for National Disability Awareness Month, not because Dani is disabled, but because I am disabled and still making a go of it. Unfortunately, one of the readers needs it to be an audio copy. No worries! This month's push will be to produce it … Continue reading Putting Myself Out There
At this time, Still Water is at an editor, after which it will be expanded by at least 20% and rebranded. Flat out, I ADORE my cover for this book, but the cover and title missed genre. So I have commissioned new covers from the AMAZING Natasha at DAZED Designs. The first, 'Still Water' will … Continue reading There’s a Gnome Hidden in Each if You Look Closely
If you're interested in reading my novel, Still Water, I have a review campaign going on at Booksprout. FOR READERS: this is FREE to join website and only requires that you leave a review in return for reading whatever books you choose from the website. This is great for folks who don't have a lot … Continue reading Free Copy of My Book for Reviewers on Booksprout!
As part of one of my classes, they did an evaluation of my existing book on Amazon, it's blurb, and how it ties into the genre I'm trying to portray. The blurb, they flagged as sounding too much like a thriller or a mystery and missing the genre mark, but gave some good suggestions for … Continue reading Revamping My Cover?
I downloaded a new piece of software AND paid for some of the modules on their website so that my chronicler and I could sort the data from my novels, so let's have a look-see, hey? The website is at https://www.campfirewriting.com/ and you can pick and choose which writing modules you want. The software is … Continue reading Looking at the Campfire Website and Software
I've been busy this last week, even if I was feeling pretty awful. I got TWO of Holly's How to Revise Your Novel lessons done: And I'm plugging along on lesson 8. And then, I've fallen in love with watching artists paint in gouache, so much so that my husband is getting me a set … Continue reading Creative Update
I'm plugging along on the novel I'm outlining, working title 'Girlie'. Yes, my working titles are terrible. I never settle on what I want the final title to be until I'm done with the novel, and then it's a battle. The inspiration for this one, that I didn't save because I'm an idiot, is from … Continue reading Weekly Writing Update
I'm planning out what I want to achieve for the next few months, and so here is a photo of my Kanban board. Two sections of the board are for my current novel in revisions, 'Murky Water'. The HTRYN Lessons are the class I use to evaluate and set up to revise my novel, and … Continue reading Planning on My Kanban Board