HI, peeperas y peeperos! So yer friends at Dirt Road Books had SO MUCH FUN with the NaNoWriMo challenge in November that they’ve come up with another challenge to all you writer-types (of all stages) but this time, it’s a chance to get published with DRB! BEHOLD! The #mybook challenge! And if we pick your… Read More Get Published! The Dirt Road Books #mybook Challenge!
So, I wrote a novel. A new one. And, as my own publisher, I suppose I should talk about it. The Potion is a story set in Victorian New England, where two widows find themselves working together to figure out the nature of a mysterious formula their husbands worked on together. As they sort through… Read More Have a Cigar
You have written your book. It’s the best it can be, and it’s out there. Now what? Marketing on social media can be anything from a dreaded chore to…wait for it: fun! I swear. If you’re like me, the stereotypical introvert writer, promoting myself is only a few steps up from shouting in a crowded… Read More Social Media by Barbara Winkes
First of all, thanks to Jove Belle for inviting me to do this series of blogs. A while ago, I wrote about my learning curve as a self-published author, and I’m going to go into some more detail on a few subjects. Hopefully, this will be equally as interesting for you. I believe that you… Read More Kindle Unlimited by Barbara Winkes
During the second half of my teaching career, I spent many moments daydreaming about becoming a writer. Those sixteen and a half years passed by, sometimes like a high speed train, other times like a caterpillar under anesthesia. No matter the pace, I continued to nurture the dream of becoming an author with the freedom… Read More What I’ve Learned Thus Far…by Renée Bess
O.M.G., you guys. I am super-excited to be posting this installment of “Ask a Pro (or Ask an Expert or whatever — JUST ASK),” only I had to re-title it “Convo with an Expert” because there are actually TWO experts, and they’re conversing with each other. That is, literary agent Sara Megibow chats with one… Read More Convo with an Expert — literary agent and author
Hi, everyone. From time to time, someone does a blog about creating anthologies, and I’m going to do one now, because why not? As many of you know, Andi Marquette and I are in the thick of putting together the follow-up anthology to All You Can Eat: A Buffet of Lesbian Romance & Erotica. The… Read More Place Order Here