Category Archives: Publishing

Jan-Feb Issue of Self-Publisher’s Monthly

It’s that time again! Don’t forget to go to your favorite ebook outlet and pick up this month’s copy of Self-Publisher’s Monthly. This month is full of all sorts of great information writers can use, all for the low, low … Continue reading

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Nov-Dec Issue Self-Publisher’s Monthly!

The new issue of Self-Publisher’s Monthly is out! Why am I excited? Well, not only am I a contributing editor to this fine publication, but every month, you are treated to a plethora (yes, I said plethora!) of fine articles … Continue reading

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Writing Historical Novels with author Suzanne Adair

I had a fantastic conversation about the craft of writing and building your characters in a historical context with Suzanne. Award-winning novelist, Suzanne Adair – is a Florida native who lives in a two hundred-year-old city at the edge of … Continue reading

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Learn the Art and Science of Audio Books with Author Nathan Lowell

There was a lot of info put on the the table during this conversation about Audio Books. Nathan Lowell walked us through how he produces his audio files and even his marketing ideas. Where you can find Nathan on the … Continue reading

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Grammar Plays with Content… Composition Plays with the Process

Both of these are important to writing, but regrettably the way we are taught writing focuses mostly on grammar or the content. We are overlooking the more interesting aspect of writing, the one I love best, composition. This is the … Continue reading

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Selling Yourself Short

The other day, I got into a discussion with someone about why authors might skip the editing process before publishing. Now, I didn’t know this guy, and I’m sure he’s a perfectly great guy. I don’t hold anything against him. … Continue reading

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The Journey to Self-Publishing… Having a Great Product!

Google Self-Publishing used to mean that you went to a vanity press or print shop that specialized in printing books. You would get 1000 books printed up, take them home and start pushing your book around to your family, friends … Continue reading

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Round Table Discussion with Master Writers Talking about Marketing: The Call To Action

Google Have you ever wanted to sit at a table with writers and just listen to them talk amongst themselves? Well… I DID IT! Founder and host of RAKESTRAW BOOK DESIGN LIVE EVENTS… John Rakestraw. That’s right, I got five wonderful … Continue reading

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The Inner Workings of Great Thinkers Lost to the Wonders of Technology!

I wrote this because of two posts I read on the internet; one stating that e-books were the wave of the future and in 5 years you won’t see a book anywhere. The other was about how archive libraries are … Continue reading

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Creativity… Part Three

Published on Mar 10, 2013 My three part series on creativity… This week I had the pleasure of having a conversation with R. Harlen Smith, his Amazon profile: http://goo.gl/mCTGE and Cowboy, aka Simon Grew, of http://www.charimage.com/. Here is a little … Continue reading

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