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?
So... I'm taking a class on Amazon ads. And I dutifully did my homework and set up an ad and put it in for moderation. It was flagged for my book being EROTICA. Ya'll. Ya'll, you've seen my blog. You might have read my book. Can you visualize me writing erotica, much less sharing it … Continue reading Amazon Ads
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'm working with DAZED Designs to redo the font and formatting on my covers. Natasha Williams is AMAZINGLY good at what she does, so I was so happy when I saw the mock ups! So, today here's the e-book cover for 'Murky Water'! And just so you can see how they look together as a … Continue reading ‘Murky Water’ Finished Cover
I'm working with DAZED Designs to redo the font and formatting on my covers. Natasha Williams is AMAZINGLY good at what she does, so I was so happy when I saw the mock ups! So, today here's the new e-book cover for 'Still Water'! Isn't this snazzy?!? She'll be doing the wrap around for paperbacks … Continue reading ‘Still Water’ New Cover
I'm working on a story bible for my Ocooch series. If you're not familiar with the idea, a story bible is a file, document, or set of documents that store all the useful information you need for a series so you don't contradict yourself. What color are the best friend's eyes in book one? It … Continue reading Story Bible
When I published my first novel, I didn't have the money, after all the $3000+ in expenses, to hire a content editor, so I muddled along with beta readers and a proof reader. This was a mistake. I'm not 100% happy with the result. Now that I'm revising book two, I want to get it … Continue reading Officially On a Content Editor’s Schedule!
I got a letter in the mail from the Library of Congress! And inside? A certificate for my copyright on 'Still Water' that shows it was approved. I'm SO happy! Like, seriously, should I frame it?
I've now sent out all of the books that I needed to. Two packages to Canada for friends who live there and can't get the paper copy. That was pretty stiff! Three packages to family of those I dedicated the book to because they're deceased. One copy to my amazing proofreader. One copy to my … Continue reading All Book Gifts Shipped
My brother's lady who helps him clean saw my book in the paper, told my brother, who told my mom, who called to ask me about it, and I was confused. So, I went trundling down to buy a copy of the paper! Here it is: Super exciting!