A few people I know have mentioned thinking about going wide soon, so I thought I'd throw together my quick and dirty guide to going wide. Step one: Make sure you have a good engaged mailing list that you email at least once a month. Your newsletter is very important, even more so when… Continue reading A Quick Guide To Going Wide
A couple of days ago Chaos Conspiracy (Sacrificial Magic 1) aka Wren went live. That's the first book I've put into KU this year, and it was written with the KU readership in mind. This is a quick look at the difference between this launch, and the Wide launch of Blood of the Wolf… Continue reading Launching Wide vs KU
I've talked a little bit about brand, and it's basically what readers come to expect from you. When a reader hears the name 'Holly Evans' what comes into their mind? That's my brand. I built my name and was able to go full time thanks to writing m/m Urban Fantasy. Dacian with Ink Born and… Continue reading Testing My Author Brand.
I have an announcement for you today! I am a rebel leader, and chief cat herder 😁 Last October I think it was, I decided to form a small mastermind group of Urban Fantasy authors. The criteria were simple: Must be published in Urban Fantasy. Must take great pride in their work - that means… Continue reading Running A Mastermind Group.
I have something to admit. The Forged in Blood books (and the upcoming Sacrificial Magic) are set in the same world as the Infernal Hunt books, only 26 years ish after the end of the IH series. A few readers did notice the character names and such and commented on the fact in reviews,… Continue reading Connecting Worlds
I've neglected this blog as of late due to my focus being very intensely on my fiction. So I'm stopping by today to have a long ramble about my journey thus far, and offer up some advice. I suspect the advice won't be all that interesting to the veterans who stumble by here, but hopefully… Continue reading My Journey Thus Far And Some Publishing Advice.
I was interviewed by the wonderful Lindsay Buroker, Joe Lallo, and Jeff Poole on their podcast (which I absolutely adore and recommend every indie author listen to!), I talked about writing LGBT characters, marketing approaches, and Urban Fantasy tropes.