Sunday, March 12th, marks one year since Grigory's Gadget was published! Since about a year has passed since publication (wow!), I thought I'd share some of what I've learned in terms of writing, publishing, marketing, and more. In terms of writing, I've discovered that it gets a lot harder after publishing a book! There's an … Continue reading One Year After Publishing Grigory’s Gadget – What I’ve Learned
"On October 8, 2016, nearly 300 libraries across North America invited thousands of local writers in their communities to join them for a day of celebration and inspiration devoted to indie authors. During the inaugural Indie Author Day, libraries big and small hosted events where local authors connected, networked, shared experiences and offered advice to … Continue reading Taking Publishing Into Your Own Hands – My Indie Author Day Presentation
Next Saturday, October 8th, is the inaugural Indie Author Day! During the Inaugural Indie Author Day, libraries from all across North America will host their own local author events with the support of the Indie Author Day team. In addition to these local programs, each library’s indie community will come together for an hour-long digital … Continue reading Indie Author Day Update!
I recently heard about a new event coming up this fall: Indie Author Day. From their website: During the Inaugural Indie Author Day on October 8, 2016, libraries from all across North America will host their own local author events with the support of the Indie Author Day team. In addition to these local programs, … Continue reading Indie Author Day!
I recently finished reading The Martian by Andy Weir on my brand-new Kindle (side note: I think I've been converted to eBooks...I never thought this would happen...but it's just. so. CONVENIENT!) and long story short, I loved it! I became interested in this book 1) because I like science fiction but especially 2) because it's … Continue reading Book Review: The Martian by Andy Weir
I'm currently taking part in Camp NaNoWriMo, writing the first draft of Serafima's Stone - Book 2 of the Gaslight Frontier Series! The draft is going swimmingly (well, mostly treading water and a little doggy paddling), so I thought I'd give you a little tease in the form of some of my reference images. Compared … Continue reading Some Inspirational Photos for Serafima’s Stone
Camp NaNoWriMo is similar to NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month, which is November), except it happens in April and July. Its purpose is to encourage writers to simply get words on paper (or word processor). According to the Camp NaNoWriMo About page: Camp NaNoWriMo is a virtual writer’s retreat, designed for maximum flexibility and creativity. … Continue reading Preparing for Camp NaNoWriMo April 2016