Hey guys, I have an idea for a new blog series on here. I want to do a how to writing course. Basically once a week, probably Sundays, I’ll post a lecture on part of writing, like focusing on an aspect of plotting, characters, setting, ect… and then give you an assignment for the week … More Anyone Interested in Doing a Writing Course Here?
First of all, I put my first short story, Evie Jones and the Crazy Exes up for free today and tomorrow. Trying to get a little sales boost, hopefully hook people enough to grab the 4 story anthology for Evie and maybe even the 5th one (which in my opinion is my best). And when … More Hello, I love you. Won’t you tell me your name?
Yesterday I talked about how setting specific goals can help you actually meet them because it gives you some concrete activity to do every day instead of a general, ‘I need to meet this goal but I’m not sure how or I can do it tomorrow’ mentality. This year I didn’t set New Year’s resolutions. Mostly … More Setting Specific Goals
Hey, how are those New Year’s Resolutions going? 🙂 No, I’m not trying to bait you or make you feel terrible about yourself, I’m trying to make a point. If you set goals, do you stick to them? I’m here to give you some tips on how to stick to your goals, basically by sharing … More Want to meet your goals this year? Start setting definite ones.
I love to tease my boy that he is so stereotypically Jewish. He loves to set people up and he loves to feed them. Especially me 🙂 It’s a joke, but there’s truth at the bottom of it. Food, especially when you come from a culture that has seen its fair share of bad times, … More Food Is Life
Alright guys, today’s post is for you. If you’re taken and not fishing for mates, well, still take this advice, just use it on the mate you already have so you can keep her 🙂 Have many of you guys have ever gone to a dance club and hung out on the edges, watching people dance? … More Just Dance
Pirates on the cruise. Seal the reality, they’re getting out! Lather, rinse, repeat – as needed? Every Monday I’ll give you a wacky prompt or three to get you over the Monday blues and back to writing after (or during! gasp) your long day back at work. Take the prompt and a cup of coffee and … More Coffee Prompt Monday
Have you ever lived with someone learning how to cook and got used as a guinea pig? Yeahhhhhhh, unless they were the Mozart of cooking, they probably had some sewage that (at least if you were their kid and they told you to eat your dinner) you ate. And if you were that kid and … More Why you never ever ever, ask people to read your first book.
The Anthology of the first four Evie stories is live! It also has a sneak peek at the 5th and 6th Evie stories. 1. and the Crazy Exes: And she thought her ex was evil… Witch Evie Jones would rather drown her sorrows than babysit the weekend her ex is getting married, but she promised … More Evie Jones: The First Four Stories Anthology
Well, I seem to get a lot of ideas from Facebook. Like from this picture, I made a joke about them trying to get to that Flamingo refuge hotel in Vegas. Oh, idea for a story 😉 Another thing Facebook is great for is getting ideas for character drastically different than you. Go to a … More Where do you get your Inspiration?
First up, Sphinx Origins is up for $0.99 this week! Second, I’ve got a new cover for Evie Jones and the Shadow of Chaos that fits the genre much better and fits in with the other covers, whereas the last one, well, didn’t 🙂 See? I’m also asking people about my blurbs for both of … More Marketing: Covers and Blurbs and Sales! Oh my!
A few days ago I posted a question on my cover for the 5th Evie. The story wasn’t selling well even though the first four did and I figured it was the cover. What Evie was wearing just threw everyone off. It didn’t fit her look or my brand. Here’s the redone cover. Now, the … More To delete or replace, that is the question.
(First up, We Investigate Zebras is up for free today.) This is another post on marketing, most of it brought to you by the Mad Genius Club 🙂 The best way to sell a book is make sure the reader loved the book before it. But the best thing to get the attention of … More On Covers and Blurbs
I’ve linked to the post on covers from the Mad Genius Club because it is probably the most important part of marketing. But first I have a question for my readers. I put the 5th Evie Jones up for sale on Sunday and based on the reaction to the first 4, I was expecting it … More On Covers – Questions and Instruction on Design
Okay, I know it’s not Monday, but it’s my Monday since yesterday was spent in airports and on planes 🙂 Why am I naked and who are all these people? Shorty get dowwwwwwn. Too tired to talk, walk or shop? Every Monday I’ll give you a wacky prompt or three to get you over the Monday … More Coffee Prompt Monday
My posts don’t seem to be showing up in the reader so I’m trying to post the announcement for my latest story again. If you see this in your reader, can you tell me in the comments? I’m not sure if I’m just not seeing them in my reader or if no one is. She’s … More Can You See Me Now?
She’s the witch to go to when chaos comes to town… When a crazy man opens fire at her hospital, Evie Jones jumps to the chance to save the day, and her ex visiting has nothing to do with her desire to play hero, of course. After taking the mad man down, Evie sees the … More Evie Jones and the Shadow of Chaos is Live