Last summer, we took a magical trip to Italy. We drank macchiatos in Rome, stood awestruck beneath the statue of David, ate fresh “pesce” from the sea in Vernazza, and met long-lost family in the Trento region. One afternoon, our apartment was
Forget the free lunch – there are still no-cost (or cheap) ways to help readers find you. Here are eight ideas to get you started: Thunderclap Campaign – When three other authors and I put our books in a collection, we set up
I wanted to give you an example of a project that nagged at me until I finally sat down and wrote it in Scrivener in a month’s time, converted it to an ePub, then released it out into the world.
As promised, here is the photo of three women I chose to represent the heroines of Chocolate Beach (Bri), Truffles by the Sea (Gaby), and Mocha Sunrise (Livi). Problem #1: Color. Problem #2: I had no idea what to do about
I published my first indie eBook by uploading a Word doc to my Kindle account. The preview looked okay, but when the eBook showed up online ~ it looked horrible with mismatched indents and wordsscrunchedtogether. Nook wasn’t better. Neither was Smashwords. After much trial
When I began working inside an 80-year-old publishing house, I quickly learned two things: a) a daily cappuccino was my friend, and b) there was a bigger meaning behind two small shelves of books near my office (aka cubicle). Those shelves, it
The bravest souls understand the fears that drive them, and they attack those fears. Relentlessly. ~ Max, from Sweet Waters Funny story about that quote. A reader posted it to my Facebook author page a few years ago without further commentary. I