So, what does a big time author and publisher do on Friday nights? Well, as it turns out, pretty much the same thing I do every Friday night. Stay home, sitting on the couch, scratching the dog’s butt… It’s Spring Time here, and along with the heat, the bugs are coming back out. The mosquitoes … More Friday Night in the Life of an Author
Since I didn’t post a quote of the week on Sunday night like I had planned, I decided a quote on procrastination might be in order. “A year from now you will wish you had started today.” – Karen Lamb
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It’s almost time to release Away Away- with an actual publishing company and not just self published on Amazon. I am raising money to cover the costs of the launch party, free giveaways, and print books for book signings. Please check out my crowdfunding site for Away Away. Maybe you can’t afford to contribute right … More It’s Almost Time!
I’m starting this week on Monday instead of Sunday. No, it’s not to sound European, it’s really just because I forgot to post the quote yesterday. But I’m invoking my right to procrastinate because the Winter Olympics are on. #winterolympicsrock #olympicfever It’s not just the blog that suffered delays. I also didn’t grade the tests … More Monday Quote
You don’t really need a scientific study to know that most things in life seem to follow your mood and not the other way around. So I decided that maybe I should start my week off right with a quote to kind of set the stage. Apparently, the universe must agree with this idea because … More Quote to Start the Week
I have a love hate relationship with social media. I signed up for Facebook long long ago- back when it wasn’t open to the general public and only students could use it. The only reason I joined was that my college sail team used it to announce practice times. After it was open to the … More Social Media… To Tweet or not to Tweet
I initially bought the Sea Bean for two reasons. First, I have been dreaming about getting a sailboat for years. I decided that while I save up my money for the kind of boat I really want for long distance cruising, I should buy a smaller boat that was big enough to hold my dogs … More Sea Bean and Writing Research
I am working on the next adventure in the Away Away series. Not to give away too much, but suffice it to say that I came to the conclusion that if a person wanted to find pirate treasure, they would need to think like a pirate. And you can’t really think like a project if … More Sea Bean Project Intro Video
So, apparently, it’s important to launch your book once you’re ready to put it on the market. When I published Away Away to begin with, I just put it on Amazon. I didn’t really know what to do with it. As a result, nobody really even knew it existed. I’ve made a few changes to … More Location Location Location