Tag: ePublishing

Nov 10

An Experiment

Hot Blacktop started as an experiment. I wanted to find out if I could produce a well-devised chapter each month. On July 10th, 2015 I did just that. The journey has been fulfilling. I’ve written, with the help of my editor, Phil, a work that I’m proud of to call a success. Now that I’ve …

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Dec 18

Reflections on Resolutions and Writing

‘Tis the season. What does your season look like? It’s December, and I’m running around with holiday madness. I don’t have the time to remember my gift list let alone what I did or didn’t accomplish this year. In fact, if hadn’t written them down, I’d have forgotten I even had thoughts to change my …

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Sep 18

What is Writing?

What is writing to you? Writing can mean many things to different people. 1–Writing is exhausting. Remembering the rules of syntax and sentence structure is a struggle. Perfection halts our progress putting words to paper. 1–Writing is exhilarating. Initially, don’t worry about spelling and sentence structure. There is a freedom to words. Getting your struggles …

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Jul 18

Pinterest for promotion: Tips and inspiration

Social media: is it selling or sharing? These days, it’s a bit of both.  As a writer, or anyone with a product to promote, social media presents powerful platforms. You can spend more time socializing than writing, so where do you focus your attention? Pinterest is a social media cut-n-paste website to collect and save …

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Jan 18

Why You Should (Shamelessly Self-) Promote Yourself

I believe in shameless self-promotion and so should you. I don’t mean just with your writing but with all aspects of your life.  You need to be passionate.  Who else is going to get excited about you and your work if you aren’t? I have never taken off work on my birthday, and I never …

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