I’m in the editing phase of my 25th book. It’s also the third book in a series. While I am editing the book and formatting the pages for both the paperback version and the ebook version, I am gearing up to have the cover done. But one thing is absolutely necessary before I can hire … More Yes, name? No, name. Bad name? Good name.
Let me tell you a story about a book, a bear, and a beginning editor. Back in the 90s. I was just getting started as a book editor. I was given the assignment of editing a children’s book. It was one of my first books, and to my elation, it was a very good book. … More The Woeful Story of Pepper Bear
So you sacrificed all your game time, all your TV time, all you sleep time and all of your family time and finished writing a book. There are dollar signs in your eyes. “I’m the next Hemingway,” you’re thinking to yourself. And when you finish the first draft, the second draft and all the edits, … More More Than Just a Pretty Face
To be perfectly honest, one doesn’t become a writer to be rich. And I haven’t disappointed myself. I made the transition from traditional publishing to indie publishing in the beginning of 2012 for a variety of reasons, one of them being the fact that I simply love the process of putting a book together. It’s … More Covers I Have Loved
I have a couple of announcements to make, ones that I have been looking forward to making for quite a while. In 2002 my son was involved in an auto accident and suffered a traumatic brain injury. The story of his recovery is nothing short of miraculous and is covered in a book I wrote … More A New Face, A New Name
One of the things I thoroughly enjoy about being an indie author is being able to do as much of the process myself as I would like. That includes writing, editing, formatting pages, doing covers and promotion. The down side to that is obvious, of course. You get what you pay for. I have a … More We’re Doing a Makeover!