I Quit Selling My Books – An Author Shares Her Secrets for Non-Marketing
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I Quit Selling My Books – An Author Shares Her Secrets for Non-Marketing

I quit trying to sell my books yesterday. I discovered that even with all of my efforts, my books sold no more than those times when I made no effort – so why bother. But this “quit selling” does not mean what you think it means – that is my nod to the “Princess Bride.”…

My Magical Mystical Writing Secret – or How to Write OVER 5000 Words Every Day
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My Magical Mystical Writing Secret – or How to Write OVER 5000 Words Every Day

You have to write – no matter what you are trying to accomplish with your writing career or what your niche. Writing is the only required element for being a successful writer. I began pursing writing full-time several years back. I started out writing content for other websites, found my way into a local paper,…

Family Fun Turns Family Mystery – How We Worked Together to Create Mystery Rock
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Family Fun Turns Family Mystery – How We Worked Together to Create Mystery Rock

“Where do you get your ideas?” The question gets poised to me at least four times during every event I attend as an author. “I would run out of ideas.” They often add. “I just look around.” I tell them. It is true. The idea for the stories can be everywhere. I once wrote a…

Turning My Writing Into a Business Success
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Turning My Writing Into a Business Success

The book launch “Mystery Rock,” the first in a series of tourism fiction novels aimed at families and middle school readers, began in earnest at the first of the month. Preparing for the book launch began MONTHS earlier. Despite all that I have done, I am learning that there is always something else that should…