Today's Indie Author Interview is with Tracy Lawson, author of the YA dystopian series, Resistance, including the books Counteract, Resist, and Ignite! Why have you decided to self-publish? Would you pursue traditional publication? When it was time to decide about my publishing options, I was determined to land a traditional publishing contract. In my naivete, … Continue reading Indie Author Interview – Tracy Lawson
My friend Jeremiah George composed The Song of the Sea Angel for me 😀 https://youtu.be/f-qC6gL83fo Check out more of his stuff on his YouTube Channel: http://bit.ly/JerryYT And follow him on Twitter! http://bit.ly/JerryTweets The Song of the Sea Angel was something I'd wanted composed for years. Unfortunately, past collaborations with my musical friends fell through, and it wasn't … Continue reading The Song of the Sea Angel
Another stop for The Cycle of the Six Moons “Name Before the Masses” tour byGoddess Fish Promotions! I’ve written a guest post over at The Reading Addict. The topic is how one of my hobbies has enriched my writing. Here's an excerpt: I read passages out loud dramatically to myself to make sure that the words … Continue reading Guest Post – Voice Over and Writing
Tracy Lawson, whose Indie Author Interview will go up July 25, has asked me to share the details of Ignite's Book Launch 🙂 IGNITE: BOOK THREE OF THE RESISTANCE SERIES BOOK LAUNCH GIVEAWAY "Lawson creates a clever narrative where we know, without question, that the terrorists are the enemy. But soon we realize that those truly … Continue reading Ignite Launch Promo
Today I'll be interviewing K.J. McPike, author of the award-winning YA paranormal/urban fantasy novel, XODUS, and its upcoming flipside, Nemesis! Why have you decided to self-publish? The short answer is that I’m a control freak when it comes to my books. I originally decided to self-publish because I knew the story in my head had to … Continue reading Indie Author Interview – K.J. McPike
You see it everywhere in the writing community. It’s on t-shirts, mugs, and prints, in tweets and bios, etc. People say they love destroying feels, they drink the tears of their readers, they live for making their readers cry, and many other forms of the same idea.
I don’t think it is said in a way that is meant to be malicious or uncaring. But I think it is possible that it is said without giving thought to the future implications for both reader and author.
I want to take my job seriously
I love writing, and if I am a professional author I need to be considerate of my audience, who enables me to do what I love. Do some people like having their feels destroyed? Yes. Double yes. It’s not always bad. But the thing that separates a good writer from a manipulative writer is how they do…
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Got a short interview with Rogue's Angels today 😀 Head on over to the blog and read about which character I'd like to be if I were in The Cycle of the Six Moons! (Spoiler alert: it's none of the main characters.) What elements are necessary components for this genre? The Cycle of the Six … Continue reading Interview with Rogue’s Angels
Today's Indie Author Interview is with Johnathan Johnson, author of mystery/fantasy novel, Mesto Accelerando! Why have you decided to self-publish? Nothing against publishers; I never even gave them a chance. I just saw the nature of my stories and knew that they’d never be accepted into the industry traditionally. So I began with seeking workarounds, with … Continue reading Indie Author Interview – Johnathan Johnson
To complement The Book Binger's readalong for An Eclipsing Autumn, the eBook is now 99 cents from July 11-15! Share your thoughts as you read and use #CSMReadAlong on Twitter! The eBooks are available here: Kindle - Nook - Smashwords
Today's Indie Author Interview is with Patrick Hodges, author of the contemporary YA James Madison series, including books Joshua's Island, Ethan's Secret, and Sophie's Different. Adelle Yeung: Tell us about the James Madison series, and why you decided to self-publish it. Patrick Hodges: It is a three-book series that takes place at a middle-school in … Continue reading Indie Author Interview – Patrick Hodges