Monthly Archives: November 2014

Sittin’ On The Porch With Kelly – Author Elizabeth Seckman – It’s all about the lazy

Today is a delightful day because I’m joined on the porch by author Elizabeth Seckman. We’ve been giggling like school girls since she sat down. So much so, we nearly spilled our tea. Elizabeth shares a delightful story of a … Continue reading

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Self-Publishing Tip #4 – Building Your Author Brand – Author Promotion Videos #amwriting

You have multiple books published and you’re wondering how to promote them all at once? Consider an Author Promotion Video. By pulling together short taglines about each book along with the book cover and other stock photos or video footage, … Continue reading

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Where Do Story Ideas Come From? Friends and Family #amwriting

I was reading a post on Facebook the other day and it read, “Never tick off a writer or they might kill you off in their next book!” I laughed, but that also started me thinking about this segment of … Continue reading

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Sittin’ On The Porch With Kelly – Author KC Sprayberry – What’s An Editor For Anyway? #amwriting

It’s a nice sunny day here in Florida, and I’m sittin’ on the porch with Author KC Sprayberry. I’m sure she’s enjoying the break from the cold and the snow. We’ve got our coffee and we’re chatting about why editors … Continue reading

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My Own Publishing Journey #amwriting

I was feeling nostalgic this morning as I was re-reading my first published book, Sealed In Lies. This book and I have been on quite a journey. It took me over a year to write it, mostly because I obsessed … Continue reading

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Writing Tip #5 – To Outline Or Not To Outline #amwriting

Many people ask me, “Are you an Outliner?” Aside from sounding like a creature from another planet, an Outliner is a writer who outlines the entire novel before writing a word. When I first started writing, I found outlining to … Continue reading

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Putting On Your Online Suit – Making Negative Comments About Your Publisher #amwriting

I know I’ve mentioned this before in some capacity, but I keep seeing posts on social media by authors and their content disturbs me. If you are an author, I would advise not making public posts that are negative in … Continue reading

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