How to Tell Your Story and Give Life to your Novel

I haven’t written much lately because Sideways and Backwards, my novel, went live on April 15, and I was furiously working up to that. Followed by a much-needed refresher break afterwards. While this wasn’t the first book I self published, it was the first one I did under my name, and the…

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Writing about Writing: The Fiction #NaNoWriMo Quest

It’s been a while since I’ve written about writing.  With my babyloss memoir, the NetGalley Marketing Experiment has about a month left in it, and I’m continuing to get really good feedback, which makes me feel validated, but hasn’t resulted in a lot of book sales yet.  In fact, I…

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Writing about Writing: The NaNoWriMo Edition

Every November as the leaves are blowing off the trees and the smells of autumn – spiced apples and pine needles – are wafting through the crisp air, our thoughts turn to the rituals of fall… No, not turkey and football, you silly people. National Novel Writing Month! Hundreds of thousands of people…

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