Monthly Archives: February 2016

A Leap Paranormal-Scope

Today is Leap Day. In some country traditions, it’s the one day where women can propose to men. While I am not qualified in any way to read neither stars nor planets, I am intimately linked to the paranormal in … Continue reading

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The Long Kiss Goodnight: Saying Farewell to Samhain

I was completely shocked on Friday to find a Facebook post/share from one of the most respected of small presses, Samhain, announcing they would be closing their doors within the year. Shock is actually a mild word to what I … Continue reading

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Why Are Editors Great? Thank you, Cheryl!

Why does an author need an editor?  While it is true in the world of self-publishing that an author can do everything themselves, should they?  For everyone working to make the transition from aspiring writer to published author, you need … Continue reading

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All Aboard for Blog Tours by Stacy Hoff

I’ve recently launched my newest release, DESIRE IN THE ARCTIC. In order to promote it I had to do everything  under the sun marketing-wise. Technically, this should have been no big deal for me. After all, ARCTIC is my fifth book … Continue reading

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Don’t Paint Your Walls Before You Finish The Roof by Heather Novak

Many authors, including myself, like to get hung up on one chapter, one paragraph, even one sentence before the book is done.  Here is the best advice I have: build your story like you would a house. 1) You need … Continue reading

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Pure Luck

I just spent this last weekend in Las Vegas and I have to say I’ve never been a believer of luck or if I have, it has been more of the thought that we create our own look, make our … Continue reading

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Getting Ready to Play with Vellum Software by Mandy Rosko

Since everyone I know or have been talking to as a writer is gushing about how amazing Vellum is, I’ve decided to take the expensive plunge and buy the the full version. I’m bitching about how expensive it is, but … Continue reading

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