Not sure if it happened while I was sleeping or today, but Amazon launched Kindle Vella! I have two stories featured there. One is under my pen name Simone Cummings (Find Unfettered here). The other story featured is Galaxy on Fire. It’s a story about an end of an empire that has been through many[…]
Camp NaNoWriMo musings
Old habits die hard.
It’s 10:30pm during NaNoWriMo and I’m working on my project. I save (backup) and quit, realizing this is Camp NaNo, and I can relax.
I hadn’t planned on doing Camp NaNo this year. I have quite a few projects going, but I need to write the fourth and final installment of the Faerie Tales series before I can move on to my other projects.
Amazon announced the launch of their new story platform Kindle Vella (To learn more about the platform, click here). I will publish two episodic series featured on Vella. The way that I will write each episode will not be like a chapter of a book. The episodes will be more like an episode of a[…]
Authors can use Pinterest as a marketing tool.
When I first heard of author branding, I rolled my eyes. I was at a three-day writers’ workshop, learning about the essentials of story craft through panels, participating in critique groups, and attending panels about different aspects of the business of publishing. The presenters were a small press and a cover artist. It was quite[…]
Congrats! You’ve finished your novel! You’ve edited, revised, and polished that baby until it’s not only a well-crafted story, but flawless in execution. Here’s what you need to do next before you hit publish.
Vow Unbroken releases May 28th! To celebrate, I’ve put the e-book version of all three novellas in the Faerie Tales series on sale for .99c each for the month of May (Free on Kindle Unlimited). Three books for three bucks! I also wanted to share an excerpt from this tantalizing tale, filled with intrigue, action, and a little steam.
If you have a newsletter and write fantasy, would you be interested in doing a newsletter swap? I have spaces available to advertise books in my premiere newsletter coming out this month. Please contact me through the contact page with a link to where your book is sold.
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