Unless you’re already famous for something else; rock star, movie actor, professional athlete—you most likely will not sell a million copies of your book—your first book let’s say. For Joe Shmo and P.S. Bartlett and many other authors, being successful takes a good deal of time, good marketing and a great support base. If you’re … Continue reading 10 Things I Wish I Knew About Being an Author
Is the world ready for a Deadly Pirate-Ninja Alliance? Is Kindle Ninja having a case of Pirate-envy? Did they really get along? Read on... EXT. PORT ROYAL. DAY. The skeletal remains of two pirates clad in their filthy buccaneer garb still hang from the gallows. There’s room for two more. Down below: A snarling brute … Continue reading Is the world ready for a deadly #Pirate – #Ninja Alliance?
Tomorrow is the BIG DAY! DEMONS & PEARLS will officially set sail! Please check out the fabulous Bloggers below who have signed on to help me christen this ship! Break out the champagne...uhhhh...I mean RUM and let's get this party rockin'! https://vashtiqvega.wordpress.com/ 4/13/2015 http://tometender.blogspot.com/?zx=3f47bc15730bf020 4/14/2015 http://scvincent.com/ 4/14/2015 https://jaxjill.wordpress.com/author/jaxjill/ 4/15/2015 http://www.chkarasilverwolf.com/ 4/16/2015 http://www.mcsimonwrites.com/ 4/17/2015 https://olganm.wordpress.com/ … Continue reading Demons & Pearls #BlogTour Has Begun!
Here is 100% TRUE story #2. Mother was always decor conscious and frequently enjoyed redecorating. Even if she was only changing up the pictures on the walls or hanging new curtains, she loved to spruce and paint. Painting was her favorite way of changing things up and she loved bright colors. This particular day's project … Continue reading When Mother Was Bored aka Mother Loved to Redecorate
This story is 100% TRUE. Mixed in with the pictures I dug out of the closet tonight were some handwritten stories. There was no date on them but I'm guessing the 80's and I think I wrote them for a book of crazy family stories I was working on or as submissions to the local … Continue reading Blaze Starr, #Baltimore #Burlesque and White Go Go Boots!
I have a love / hate relationship with my hair and I always have. There have been years when I really didn't care much about it and just let it grow wild like weeds and years when I fought back against the unruly mess of curls that pours out of my scalp relentlessly at a … Continue reading Throwback Thursday…Hair Through the Years
As summers go, this one was pretty nice. I did manage an excellent vacation the first week of June in New Orleans, which kicked one item off my bucket list. I finished my third novel and it's mere weeks away from your hot little hands. I spent lots of quality time with my granddaughters and … Continue reading No Matter How Good Your Summer Was, It Could Never Top Baby Houseman’s
Like every author I know, I will occasionally peep at Amazon, B&N and Goodreads, just to see if there are any new reviews. When you look and find the number has gone up you're like... Once in a while, you regret it. This morning, was one of those regretful visits. I suppose it had to happen … Continue reading Ouch! That Stings! A Little Bad Review Humor
This morning on my way to work, my local radio station was singing the praises of the latest Weird Al Yankovic album and after watching this video, I'm sold. Step aside Grammar Rock. Weird Al's got it covered. (See what I did there?)
I was recently invited for a fun and scrumptious visit with none other than the Kindle Ninja. Here's the premise for her blog: What is this madness, you ask? It's my way of supporting authors and writers from the RAVE REVIEWS BOOK CLUB. We interact with them everyday, directly through tweets, or indirectly through re-tweets, but … Continue reading Conversations over Milk & Cookies hosted by Kindle Ninja