Tag Archives: Indie Publishing

I think my novel Marionette is on sale

Since I published my first book last July I’ve learned many things. Most importantly I’ve learned that I really don’t understand Amazon. This doesn’t mean I don’t like Amazon. I do. I really do. Not only do I purchase books … Continue reading

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Finally! A Woman Lost is available in paperback

I can over-complicate the simplest of tasks. Seriously. And I’m not good with technology. Here’s an example: I thought I needed a new DVD player when mine stopped playing DVDs. Seems like a logical assumption. A friend of mine happened … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned in Self-Publishing by Cheryl Mahoney

Many of you know I love supporting new authors. Today I’m thrilled to have a blogging buddy guest post. Cheryl and I met a few years ago via our blogs and she’s published a novel called The Wanderers. I can’t … Continue reading

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I Made a Goodreads List!

Many of you know that I am pretty new to the self-publishing world. My first novel, A Woman Lost, was published last July. It’s been an interesting journey so far. Some days are filled with excitement and other days are … Continue reading

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The Biggest Lesson I’ve Learned So Far About Self-Publishing

It’s been weeks since I’ve given on update on my novel, A Woman Lost. I published it over sixty days ago and I have learned a lot. So far the journey has been a roller coaster. Some days it sells … Continue reading

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Interview with Christine Grote

Last week I reviewed Christine Grote’s memoir, Dancing in Heaven. Today I’m honored to have Christine stop by for an interview. Have you always wanted to be a writer? I dreamed of being a writer for a very long time. … Continue reading

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Facebook here I come!

I finally did it. I started a Facebook account. I never had a personal one, even though many of my friends bugged me to do so. I struggle keeping up with my blogs and everyday life, I didn’t want to … Continue reading

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Review: A Republic of Wolves. A City of Ghosts

The author sent me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. The synopsis on Goodreads: A woman struggles to survive in the besieged city of Madrid during the Spanish Civil War. It’s 1940 and María lives … Continue reading

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Has anyone seen my editor?

When I decided to self-publish and after reading some books on it I knew two things for sure. I needed to find an editor and I had to hire a cover artist. I decided to tackle the editor issue first. … Continue reading

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Why I Self-Published

When I first mentioned that I was thinking of self-publishing my first novel on my blog, 50 Year Project, I received a lot of advice and opinions. Some were gung-ho about self-publishing and some were adamantly opposed. One person said … Continue reading

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