My nemesis: Action Scenes

Every writer has different abilities that they excel at and every writer also has areas where they will always need work. I have no trouble rambling on with my characters inner musings and I am pretty darn good at dialogue, if I do say so myself. The problem I have always been faced with is…

The Art of Taking a Break

  Someone recently asked me what I had been up to lately. It seems my disappearance from the outside world has not gone unnoticed. I answered simply that I was taking a break and I was soon going to go back to work on finishing editing the fourth and final book in The Fae Witch…

Diary of a Happy Indie Author!

Before you say it, I know what you’re thinking. Yes, this angry Indie author can be happy! I decided since we just rang in a new year that I would write a positive article so we can feel optimistic for the months ahead of us.   Great things about being a self-published author:   1)…

Diary of an Angry Indie Author: Questions you should never ask me.

This picture represents how I feel when certain questions are asked of me time and time again. Every writer and self-published author knows exactly what I am referring to, but I thought I would write up this little blog post for those people that may be unaware of our exasperation when we are posed some…

Diary of an angry Indie Author: Paying for book reviews

  ” The worst thing about being lied to, is knowing you weren’t worth the truth.” – Unknown   I didn’t want to write this article. I have been dragging my heels all week, but I feel that I must. I came across several columns during my research on why publishers seem to hate us Indie…

Diary of an angry Indie Author.

Have you ever heard of the ten minute rule? You know the one where you should wait ten minutes before responding to something on the internet? Well last night that rule went from ten minutes to twenty and guess what? I still could not stop my blood from boiling as I read a pretty scathing article…

An Indie Author’s First year Reflections & Tips

I was looking at the calendar today and realized that it was almost one year ago that I sat down to write my first book. It was a year of numerous changes and many highs and lows. I suppose in some ways, I’m shocked that I’m sitting here with four books under my belt and my fifth…