Book Review: The Sail Weaver

The Sail Weaver is a delightful, magical journey through space with talking dragons and assassination plots. Tristan, the protagonist and head of The Sail Weaver Guild, takes his first cruise out into space to see his sails at work. Woven with magic, these enormous sails enable ships to sail through the winds of space. People…

Bitten by Books & a $50 Amazon Gift Card!

Today I’m over at Bitten by Books, chatting with readers and giving away a $50 Amazon Gift Card! You can also watch some silly videos from a few years back, much to my embarrassment, and read an excerpt from Power of the Zephyr. Come join us!   You can still read the Top Ten Gift…

Straight from Hel and the Top 10 Best Gifts for Writers

Today over at Straight From Hel, the fabulous Helen Ginger posted my Top Ten Gifts for Writers along with Chapter 1 of Rowan of the Wood via podcast and an excerpt from Witch on the Water. Here is a sneak peak… #8 Keep Calm and Write On T-Shirt I love this. Perhaps the only think…

Emerging Author Spotlight: O. M. Grey 2012 Blog Tour!

Please join me as my alter ego, O. M. Grey, embarks on a blog tour next week for her (our/my :-D) YA paranormal romance novel The Zombies of Mesmer! There will be guest posts and poetry and giveaways, like books, gift cards, amigurumi, and A KINDLE! Stay tuned…and look for a blog tour of my…

Power of the Zephyr on KINDLE!

Power of the Zephyr, book four in the Rowan of the Wood fantasy series, is now available on the Kindle for just $4.99, or FREE if you’re an Amazon Prime member. It is enrolled in the KDP select program, so it will only be available via the Kindle in eBook format until December, at that…

Publishing & Marketing Realities: 2nd Edition!

In the coming weeks, I’m going to be revising my popular Publishing and Marketing Realities for the Emerging Author for a second edition release. There have been many, many changes over the past 18 months, and I’d like to incorporate at least some of those changes in publishing as well as marketing in my book….

Power of the Zephyr Now on Amazon!

As of today, our new book POWER OF THE ZEPHYR is available in paperback via Amazon.com. BUY NOW! Within the next week, it will also be available in various eBook formats, including Kindle and Nook. Stay tuned!

Writer’s Bloq

From their Kickstarter: Writer’s Bloq is taking on an enormous problem. Only .03% of manuscripts submitted to publishers are published, and the average self-published book sells under 20 copies. At the end of the day, it’s the same story; it is extremely difficult for writers to get discovered and publish successfully without the substantial backing…

Little-in-Big Stories

  This guest post was riginally posted on May 7, 2012 at Making It Up As I Go by emerging author Dan Thompson. Excellent blog. He’s got another great recent article about marketing, or Unmarketing, as he puts it. Check him out! —-{—-{@   One of my favorite kinds of stories isn’t identifiable by ray…