This is a fascinating article for anyone that likes the morbid and the obscure.
In addition to being a voracious reader and writer, I am an avid tennis player. I play on local leagues and have I met many excellent friends playing tennis. I played an excellent game of singles about a month ago. While I won that match, it cost me a lot more than I realized at … More Tennis Injury
In my 9-5, a portion of my job involves me interviewing people, to obtain certain set information. One of the best parts of this is that I often get more than I bargained for during these interviews. There was the 79 year old man I interviewed, who worked full time as a mortician and told … More Lisa’s Mother
I have noticed recently that most of my characters are an mixture of people I know in real life. I will have an idea for a character in my head, but I usually have more of an idea for the story than the characters when I start to write. As I write the story, personality characteristics from my … More How do YOU Create Believable Characters?
My Dad, a much more seasoned Tolkien lover than I, sent me the following link at 6 AM. (He gets up earlier than I do). http://lotr.wikia.com/wiki/March_25 The day of my birth is quite possibly the most exciting day in Middle Earth history. The death of Gollum and the destruction of the One Ring, the death of Sauron … More One Day to Rule them All
I recently started using BookBub, an online (free to use) service that alerts you to special discounts on books. I have used it only for e-books. I recently read a post about the experience of the first time using BookBub as an author. It made me eager to try it as a reader, hoping to discover some new authors. … More My New BookBub Script
Saw this mini library on a walk in my neighborhood. The materials it was made from matched the house of the yard it was in. What a great idea! There was everything in the box from R.L. Stine’s famous YA novel series “Goosebumps” to a book entitled “Egonomics”, the name of an interesting psychological theory. I … More Neighborhood Book Exchange
While eating dinner with my mom and aunt the other night, I decided to share some information I had been holding close to my chest. I am writing a novel. When my extended family asks me what I have been doing, I usually just say “Tennis, work, school, and some writing.” My husband knows about my … More The Sexism of my Mother
…DO YOU CONSIDER yourself a genre writer? I never ever set out to write in a particular style or genre. I always just… write. But since my blogging days commenced in 2013, I seem to hav… Source: Genre Writer: Are You? Which One?
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I can’t be the only one in the published author world who is always wanting to stay on top of promoting their books. Despite all of the options out there, I know I don’t have the time to keep up and am always grateful for something to help my…