Indie Publishing – My Latest Lesson It’s rather amazing, how much there is to learn about indie (independent) publishing. I’m getting practice with blogging. Now I need to try a pitch. The NaNoWriMo organization had a “Pitchapalooza” this month. It’s supposed to be only 200 words… (Yikes!) This is a random drawing; only 25 entries … More NaNoWriMo Pitchapalooza!
The Dead of Winter: How Winter Began When I think of beginning a book, one thing I consider is how many times it has been done. Notice I said “how many times,” because I came to the conclusion that everything has already been done – and not just once, but many times. I even made … More How Winter Began
To all of you Valentines… I wrote and shared this short-short story back in 2006. The basic idea had kicked around in my brain for two years, but I couldn’t make it come together. Then came Valentine’s Day. I had moved across the country and wished I had some kind of Valentine to send to … More A Valentine for You: Chocolate with Death
Wednesday I was thrilled to finally see a letter from the Copyright Office. I did everything to register the copyright for “Atonement, Tennessee” back in December, but had not received the certificate. It was exciting to read over it, and be able to hold it in my hand. However, I’m disappointed about the condition of … More “Atonement, Tennessee” Copyright Certificate