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10 Things to Know Before Becoming a Published Novelist

Posted on Jan 17, 2018 by   11 Comments | Posted in The Naked Truth

Aiming to become a published novelist is akin to hunting a unicorn. Magical. Fantastical. At first, it seems impossible, but there’s proof that unicorns exist. You’ve seen photos, talked to successful unicorn hunters who have dined with those elusive creatures. Not everyone finds a unicorn, but you feel it down to your marrow that you [Read more…]

Unexpected Blessings

Posted on Dec 13, 2017 by   14 Comments | Posted in The Naked Truth

A friend brought me flowers yesterday. The thoughtful gift was delivered with this lady’s usual abundance of sincerity laced with enough dry humor to keep me smiling long after she said goodbye. Surprises like that are blessings dropped into the middle of what are often ho-hum days. And, of course, I think of her whenever [Read more…]

Trials & Tribulations of My First Time

Posted on Dec 6, 2017 by   16 Comments | Posted in The Naked Truth

Wednesday greetings, and a huge thank you to my ARC readers! The feedback for THE WRITE MAN has been fantastic, and I’m excited for the book to release this Friday. It isn’t too late to snag a copy of the ARC, so if you’d like to read it pre-release and post a review on release [Read more…]

The Voice: What Makes You Turn Your Chair?

Posted on Mar 15, 2017 by   16 Comments | Posted in The Naked Truth

The Voice is my guilty pleasure. I love the premise of the blind auditions. The judges’ backs are turned away from the stage so they can’t base their opinions on a performer’s looks. It is, literally, all about the voice. Of course, once auditions are over and teams are chosen, it becomes a national popularity [Read more…]

“M” is for Marketing: If You’re an Author, You Have to Do It!

Posted on Jan 18, 2017 by   17 Comments | Posted in The Naked Truth

This Buddhist proverb came to me the other day as I wrangled with the prospect of spending yet more of my precious writing time learning about marketing and promotions. See, I love to write, but I hate to market. Unfortunately, like an intricate Celtic knot, writing and marketing are inextricably wound together for any author [Read more…]

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