Love, love, love meeting new authors. I met Jeannie Gerber at this year's Mothman Festival and learned about her passion for writing. She has now published her first novel, Dark Moon (Full Moon Series #1). Here's a look... A dark seeded teen fights her way through the perils of high school, the everyday hassles of authority, social pressures, depression, … Continue reading Dark Moon by Jeannie Gerber
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Pinterest, of course! Yeah, they don't call me the Queen of Corn for nothing. I couldn't help making the awful joke as a segue into this week's YA Indie Carnival topic. How do indie writers use Pinterest? I've been dabbling in this social medium for a while now. I can tell you that Mogdoc News … Continue reading What do you get when you mix a seamstress with a banker?
As I write this, the hubby and my eldest are at the barn prepping for today's lamb show. It's County Fair week in our neck of the woods. This is home to the largest junior fair in the entire state. The whole community practically shuts down for it. Last year, Justin took home the trophy … Continue reading Justin and Steel go for it
Today's spotlight is on YA Urban Fantasy writer K.C. Blake. K.C. was just a tween when she started writing. Back then, it was to fight boredom during her parents' weekly bowling league games. She studied the craft, sacrificing along the way as those with extraordinary talent often do. To her credit, she has been published by Harlequin … Continue reading Santa’s Author Spotlight: K.C. Blake
Since I released Of Sun & Moon, I've been asked a lot of questions about self-publishing. I thought it might be helpful to share some of the things that I've learned with you here as well as some of the answers to the most asked questions. What software do you use? I use Microsoft Word … Continue reading Notes on Self Publishing