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This year was a massive learning experience in if it can go wrong, it will.

You know how they say to back up to the cloud? Do it.

Double check to make SURE it’s done too.
I thought I knew better, but I got careless, relying on the machine to auto-backup. One little app toggle accidentally turned off. My writing prom ceased backing up, and I hadn’t noticed.

The Universe decided to up the stakes.

Thriving not Surviving

There is a reason that my paranormal women’s fiction characters resonate with readers. They are usually at a point in their life where they are surviving and don’t want to do the hard work of thriving. I throw a few obstacles in their way or put them in precarious positions, but just like in real[…]

Author Spotlight: Jennifer Porter

TJ: Hello! Welcome to Author Spotlight where both new and veteran authors share a little about themselves and their work. Today we have Paranormal Mafia Romance author Jennifer Porter. Let’s get into it. Care to tell readers about yourself?  JP: Sure! Born & raised in the state of Maine, I’m an introverted and sometimes shy 34[…]

How’s the Writing Going? The Question all Authors/writers dread

How’s the Writing Going? The Question all Authors/writers dread by T.J. Deschamps How’s the writing going? An easy question to ask but a difficult question to answer. I always wonder how to answer this question. Sometimes people ask when I’m in the middle of editing or promotion and haven’t written in days or weeks. Do[…]

Update: Two Stories Completed and an Audiobook Coming Soon!

On the last day of February, I sent my final draft of Eastside Witch Hunt: A Paranormal Women’s Fiction Novel (Midlife Supernaturals #2) to my editors. Last week, my narrator sent me the audio files for Eastside Hedge Witch. After some back and forth editing, the final files are ready for distribution. Unlike the ebook,[…]

Author Spotlight: Paranormal Women’s Fiction Author N.Z. Nasser

TJ: Hello! Welcome to Author Spotlight where both new and veteran authors share a little about themselves and their work. Today we have Paranormal Women’s Fiction author N. Z. Nasser. Let’s get into it. Care to tell readers us about yourself? N. Z. Nasser: Before I was an author, I worked in national and regional politics, but eventually reverted[…]

Indie Author: A Business and Art Balancing Act

When I first started writing, I thought I’d go the traditionally published route. I’d query an agent, sign a contract, and the agent in turn would sell my manuscript. My job was over the moment the art was finished. Sure there’d be rounds of edits, and I’d get to see what cover the art department[…]

Marketing Monday: Swag to Sell Your Books

If you write in a particular genre, that genre usually has conventions. The conventions can range from a small local one of a couple thousand people to tens of thousands (San Diego Comic Con). Newer authors might not be able to afford a table at a con, but there are ways you can market your[…]