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?
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
I entered a contest last month on the Rave Reviews Book Club. I lost 😦 but then again, I won because it was a really fun little exercise in writing something under 1,000 words. It's kind of silly, scary and weird but I had fun writing it. I can't help but wonder what sort of strange … Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Writer – 780 Words of Pure Fiction
I've been hearing this adorable and catchy tune on the radio all week so I just went and looked it up and here it is. Now, here's an interesting subject for discussion: Do you believe that this amazingly talented young woman is sending a positive body image message or is she doing what is being … Continue reading Every Inch of You is Perfect From the Bottom to the Top
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
I’m Not Faking It – I’m A Happy Person So Get Over It! These couple of days of great weather, really have me longing for cookouts, swimming, steamed crabs, fun family times and on and on but I had a few minutes today where my mind was actually clear and the first thought that popped into … Continue reading I’m Not Faking It – I’m A Happy Person So Get Over It!
These couple of days of great weather, really have me longing for cookouts, swimming, steamed crabs, fun family times and on and on but I had a few minutes today where my mind was actually clear and the first thought that popped into my head was in those few minutes, there wasn't a single thing … Continue reading I’m Not Faking It – I’m A Happy Person So Get Over It!
These are some of the most important parts of life right? What's life without cookies? What's life without adorable babies? What's life without really cute kids doing really cute things at Christmas time? Here are a few pictures from my Saturday. That's my story and I'm sticking to it!