A story/series bible is an absolute godsend. In short, it's where you keep all of your essential information so you don't have consistency errors. This becomes more difficult and important the more books you write in one series or world. As I'm writing in a huge fantasy kitchen sink world (lovingly referred to as the… Continue reading Making A Story/Series Bible In Scrivener.
I'm going on hiatus from this blog. I feel like I've covered all of the useful content that I'm interested in, at least for the moment. So I've put together a list of the posts that I feel will be most useful to any indie authors that find themselves here. Creating A Story/Series Bible in… Continue reading Useful Posts Directory.
I hate the 30 day cliffs. Oh yes unfortunately there are more than one of them. The 30 day cliff is where your earnings (and rank) drop off a cliff at the 30 day mark. That's 30 days after the release of your book. My earnings halved with the Infernal Hunt books at… Continue reading Beating The 30 Day Cliff.
I've debated writing this post for months now. On one hand, I feel like it'll be therapeutic for me and may help some people. On the other hand, I'm worried about the people coming here and telling me to love my body how it is, and that I'm somehow anti-body positivity. So here's the deal.… Continue reading Living With An Eating Disorder.
Last weekend (April 1st - 2nd) I participated in a huge author promotion with Stolen Ink. There were over 150 authors, each with a speculative fiction book priced at 99c. Everyone involved linked people to a page which was just the covers of each book. No blurb, just the covers. That was a fantastic… Continue reading The Difference A New Blurb Makes.
The time has come where I officially hang up my hat as a developmental editor. It's been getting more and more difficult to find clients for the past year or more. Now I don't blame people, and I've been blessed to work with the most amazing authors. Unfortunately, the economy is shit, and publishing is… Continue reading Hanging Up My Hat As A Developmental Editor.
I'm really pleased to be here with a fantastic announcement! The wonderful Liz Meldon has released her latest book, and I have to admit that it looks like brilliant fun! Without further ado: COURT OF THE PHANTOM QUEEN Lovers and Liars: Immortal Wars, #1 Genre: Fantasy (Romance) Heat Level: 1/5 Rating: M $2.99 99¢ Release… Continue reading Court Of The Phantom Queen Release Day Giveaway!