Readers and Authors: Is Less More?
This weekend I was fortunate enough to experience my first signing put on by the lovely ladies at For the Love of Books and Alcohol in the beautiful city of Chicago. While the torrential downpours put a bit of a damper on the event, I still got so much out of it, including meeting fans in person and spending quality time with my people (bloggers, designers, and fellow authors). This was my first time flying to an event at which I'd be signing (yeah I'm a big baby and didn't w
Goodreads Ratings (A Public Service Announcement)
Imagine for a moment that you've put your blood, sweat, and tears into one project for hundreds of hours because it's your lifelong passion, and you're so invested in this thing that you can't sleep at night or focus on daily tasks because ideas are whispered into your ear 24/7. Imagine that you've decided to make this passion your career, and hope it will feed your family and maybe keep a roof over your head. You invest over a thousand dollars that you don't necessarily have
17 Books and Still Going Strong
You guys. I can't believe I've published seventeen books in my writing career. SEVEN. DAMN. TEEN. Whenever someone asks what number I'm on, I honestly never remember (part of that's because I'm getting closer to becoming an AARP member). Even right this moment I feel like I should run into my office and count one more damn time for good measure. Then again, that's probably my mild OCD showing its bastard face. At least as I sit here and reflect on the last 42 years of my life