My Smashwords Author Interview – 10 Q&As

Smashwords has just published my in-depth author interview. I hope you’ll stop by to check it out. If you have any additional questions that you would like to see me answer, post them in the comments and I will add them to my Smashwords interview. Not familiar with Smashwords? If you’re a reader, then you…

3 Essential Online Resources For Writers

Writing is a profession that demands concentration and dedication in order to achieve great results. That’s why most writers do their work in the privacy of their homes or in some secluded hideaway—to get away from the hustle and bustle of people that might distract from their craft. Writing is practically a form of productive…

Sink or Swim Mystery Beach Read

I’m happy to announce that my mystery novel with a touch of romance, Sink or Swim, is back on Nook , iTunes and Smashwords after taking a leave of absence for enrollment in an exclusive Kindle program. It had a very successful Amazon run, appearing at #1 on the Women Sleuths and Romantic Suspense Top…

Preparing for a Career as an Author of Fiction Novels or Non-Fiction Books

This is the second handout that I recently prepared for a high school career fair. See Tuesday’s post for an overview of jobs in writing, publishing and marketing. Here are some tips for individuals interested in becoming an author. 1. Accept that you will need a job, possibly for several years, until your book career…

Celebrate Read an E-Book Week March 4-10 With Free Books and Deep Discounts on Smashwords

It’s Read an E-Book Week from March 4 to 10, and if you love e-books, then hurry over to Smashwords for some serious bargains. Tons of books are free this week and tons more are deeply discounted. My own mystery/romantic suspense novel Twenty-Five Years Ago Today has a coupon code to download it for 75…