An Experiment

So I decided last week that I would conduct an experiment. The part of me that is a biology major is screaming, “Insufficient data!”, but I would still like to share my meager yet telling findings with you. People buy more ebooks during the week than they do on the weekend. On the 19th, IContinue reading “An Experiment”

March 2015 in Review

Starting in January, I decided it would be a good idea to look back at each month and see what I have accomplished in my writing and marketing as well as reflect upon what needs to be improved in the future. While February was a transitional month as I switched from working on The WinterContinue reading “March 2015 in Review”

February 2015 in Review

Starting in January, I decided it would be a good idea to look back at each month and see what I have accomplished in my writing and marketing as well as reflect upon what needs to be improved in the future. February was a meh month for all of my work.  While I finished theContinue reading “February 2015 in Review”

January 2015 in Review

I’m starting to think it may be a good idea to look back at each month and see what I have accomplished in my writing and marketing as well as reflect upon what needs to be improved in the future. The biggest thing that happened this month was that I finished The Winter Garden (IngeniousContinue reading “January 2015 in Review”

Advertisement and the Awkward Authoress

Marketing has never been my strong suit.  I always worry about where the line is between good marketing and being absolutely obnoxious. Typically I air on the side of caution and not get on my box with a megaphone and shout about my book like a sideshow barker, but on Sunday and Monday, my bookContinue reading “Advertisement and the Awkward Authoress”

Wrap-up and Resolutions

Wow, 2014 has been a crazy year for me.  A great year but a whirlwind of insanity at times. This year, I began graduate school to earn my MFA in creative and professional writing, and now that a full year in the program has passed, I can say that I love it and believe IContinue reading “Wrap-up and Resolutions”

Why Buy Indie?

Department stores are to traditionally published authors as independent bookstores are to indie authors. We are the small businesses of the writing world.  Unlike authors who have published through traditional means, we are often the editors, marketers, formatters, and creative directors of our work.  Our publishing house consists of one person.  This means every successContinue reading “Why Buy Indie?”

What I Have Been Up To Recently

I have not been a very good blogger recently. Keeping up with posts is never easy for me, but I have a grand announcement, I published a novel. The Earl of Brass began as a project for my undergraduate classes, and it is finally out in the world for all to read. The story involvesContinue reading “What I Have Been Up To Recently”