...because hell to the yeah, it's contest time with some pretty awesome prizes! That's right, I said prizes. A Kindle Paperwhite and a $50 Amazon gift card are up for grabs. First, you'll need to visit the Event Page on Facebook and join the party. Following, you'll find a schedule of authors participating in this wonderful… Continue reading 12 Days of Christmas
How Hard It Is
...to do much of anything but lay in a dark room when you have a migraine. Yesterday was one of those days for me. The bastard woke me an hour and a half before my alarm was to go off at five in the morning, and I could not get myself to fall back to… Continue reading How Hard It Is
What. The. F*%@?
...because it's been that kind of week. It's the fifth day of NaNoWriMo, and have I started anything yet? No. Why? Because the shiny new idea just came to me two nights ago. I'm not worried, though, because I'd started Nemesis on November 15th, 2008 because I'd forgotten NaNoWriMo had started. While I may not have completed Nemesis in 30… Continue reading What. The. F*%@?
A Griffin Scorned & A Kindle Fire?
My publishing company Just Ink Press has a pretty spectacular giveaway happening right now and it lasts through the 25th of October! Veronica R. Calisto's debut novel A Griffin Scorned will amaze and dazzle you. If you've already read it, we'd love to hear from you! We appreciate our readers and hope you continue to… Continue reading A Griffin Scorned & A Kindle Fire?
I’m So Proud
...that one of my authors is about to fly.That's right, I'm pushing a little birdie out of the nest, and she's about to take off into the grand world of being a published author. Published by my little small press, maybe, but published nonetheless. Here's the info....and note that it is already up for PRE-ORDER.… Continue reading I’m So Proud
FYI: A Just Ink Press Announcement
....and if you're not following that blog already, shame on you! Since I don't really have a post for today (because I've been busy as fuck and it doesn't look like that's slowing down anytime soon), I'm throwing out a little reminder here: There will be a cover reveal on the Just Ink Press blog… Continue reading FYI: A Just Ink Press Announcement
Why I Can’t Read or Edit Your Book
...without some sort of monetary transaction. Y'know, like you pay me and I'll edit your book or design your cover or whateverthefuck it is you'd like me to do with it. I'm not sure if most of you are aware of this, but quite frankly, folks, I just don't have the time to edit or… Continue reading Why I Can’t Read or Edit Your Book
And We’re Off
...but gods help me, I think I might lose my mind over the next two weeks. Last Friday began my 10-hour days, which allows me to have one of the five days in the week off. Since I'm sitting here typing this, I'll give you a guess as to which day that is. I'm kidding.… Continue reading And We’re Off
10 Reasons I Suck at Blogging
...and I'll be amazed if this post actually publishes. Yeah, yeah, we all know I'm terrible at keeping a schedule with this damn thing, though I do try my best. I honestly don't know how some authors blog weekly or even daily and still write a book, edit said book, market the book, and work… Continue reading 10 Reasons I Suck at Blogging
Let’s Talk About Plagiarism
...because you know it's out there and happens more frequently than you could possibly realize. Plagiarism. It's a dirty little word, one that people frequently misspell and can't quite grasp its meaning. They ask, "Well, what is plagiarism exactly?" Really? I'll tell you exactly what plagiarism is.... Plagiarism is, in the scholarly realm, writing 3-4 words… Continue reading Let’s Talk About Plagiarism