Episode Four of Galaxy on Fire is up in this Kindle Vella series. In this episode, Ishankhalit is no longer a young child but a teenaged cadet in training to be an officer. We get a view of Ishankhalit’s frame of mind regarding the empire and her role in it, learn a little more about[…]
When readers go to the bookstore, whether virtually or walking the aisles of a brick and mortar, rarely do they have no idea what they want.
I got the rights to Eastside Hedge Witch back from my publisher this weekend. I plan to indie publish the novel. Unlike my Faerie Tales series of novellas, Eastside Hedge Witch is a full-length, Paranormal Women’s Fiction, with a comedic vibe.
I will be posting episodes of Galaxy on Fire weekly. Don’t miss an episode, subscribe here . The first three episodes are free, and introduce you to the three main characters and the world. Don’t forget to thumbs up each episode and follow the story!
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.