Our books are our babies, we don’t want to hear the hard things, but what if that feedback helps our book perform better in the marketplace, and actually bring in a profit?
As a self-published author, you’ve put a lot of money into your book and getting it “out there”. It will be a while before you break even, let alone start turning a profit. So when you see people talking about lending out your book, or people borrowing it from a friend, should it stress you out?
Self-publishing, especially your first book, is a learning experience. There are a lot of potholes in the road, and it’s easy to get overwhelmed. It important to know, you’re not alone. Continue reading Self-Publishing: The Truth.
Hello all! I recently had the pleasure of hosting a book launch party when Transgression came out this Nov. When I was researching I was a little hard-pressed to find book launch parties that looked like what I was going for, so I thought I would write a review of what we did, how it went, and maybe what I would do differently next time. If you’re planning a book launch, or might someday, I hope this helps! Continue reading The Art of the Book Launch Party
Everyone has that thing that keeps them up at night if they think about it too much. For me, it is human trafficking and sexual exploitation of women and children. Continue reading What is Rapha House and why is The Kingdom Come Series getting Involved
Health struggles can really get you down. Here’s what I’ve been going through lately, and how I’m trying to handle it. This is a post for friends and family wondering what it is exactly that I am going through. Continue reading Scary Health Stuff: A Personal Update
For those of you not familiar with a S.W.O.T analysis, it is a way that business of all kinds step back and analyze their Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats. But what does that have to do with writing books? Continue reading 4 Ways Indie Authors can Benefit From a S.W.O.T. Analysis.
In the end, readers are going to picture your characters the way they want, but you provide them with the foundation on which they build their fictitious friends. Continue reading The Art of Physical Character Descriptions
Thoughts on movement. Continue reading Tempted to Move
Anxiety can be debilitating, but it doesn’t get the final say on whether or not you have a good day, today!