What to do when you’re deep in the slog

Write, publish, repeat. I hear it all the time. And I try to keep the phrase in my mind when I’m deep in the slog. What’s the slog, you ask? It’s the place I’m in right now. It’s been a year since I published my first novel. I just got the sequel back from my […]

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A Goodreads giveaway promotes your book for free

Goodreads giveaways are a simple way to promote a book globally and the only cost is the postage you’ll pay to send your book to the winner. Currently you can only give away print copies, but Goodreads will soon allow kindle versions (e-copies) in giveaways as well. Right now I’m running my second Goodreads giveaway for […]

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10 awesome resources for thrifty indie authors

Over the past few years I’ve been amassing a list of resources that have fueled my indie author journey. Today, in no particular order, I’m sharing some of them with you. This post includes no affiliate links (I get nothing by promoting the organizations, products, and individuals below). I’ve just found these resources super useful […]

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Psst…check out my interview on the Writer Mom Life podcast!

Tooting your own horn is a requirement in the indie author world. That’s why I’m thrilled to share this interview I did with podcaster and author Daphne James Huff on The Writer Mom Life podcast. The episode aired this weekend, and the interview focuses on my slow approach to self-publishing (instead of publishing 5 books a […]

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Author Chris Brookes is fueled by a passion for the arts

I met British mystery author Chris Brookes in a Facebook author group. Chris impressed me with his positive outlook and his creative approach to marketing and promotion. When I learned about his mystery trilogy, the Entanglement Series, I knew this author was a kindred spirit. Like me, Chris is captivated by history. The bit of […]

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The Girl from Oto Book Club Discussion Questions

I’ve been lucky enough to have several book clubs read The Girl from Oto, and I have also had the pleasure at speaking at a few of their gatherings. Recently I was asked to create a list of discussion questions for the book. It’s been fun to develop the questions, mainly because I got to revisit the […]

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