Life & Other Misc., Writing & Publishing

Self-Publishing: Where I’m at

So, I've written before about my interest in self-publishing, and my intention to bite the bullet and get an eBook out into the world. I was originally planning to move ahead with GREEN, the first manuscript I wrote, back during a particularly difficult time in my life. Then the struggle became real. I couldn't focus… Continue reading Self-Publishing: Where I’m at

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Life & Other Misc., Writing & Publishing

I’m so poor right now it hurts, and I can’t even write about it (SOS)

I'm a horrifically anti-social person. As such, I save a whole lot of money on social experiences. Most of my excess cash goes toward clothes, books, and takeout food (as it should), but every now and then I get a case of social butterfly. Gross, I know. During these periods, I completely transform. Reading, writing, and… Continue reading I’m so poor right now it hurts, and I can’t even write about it (SOS)

Writing & Publishing

What Genre is This Anyway?

I have always found genre to be a difficult concept to grasp, because it means something different to each person. Since I started writing with the hope of getting published, I've spent more time than what is acceptable thinking about how to accurately define a book's genre. Regardless of how many definitions are released, genre… Continue reading What Genre is This Anyway?

Writing & Publishing

Once upon a midnight query…

My goal for this week was to get a little chunk of queries for my latest project out into the world (of note, this has been my weekly goal for about a month now, soo...). I'm pleased to say that finally, I have begun the query process. I sent out my little letter + synopsis… Continue reading Once upon a midnight query…

Writing & Publishing

Vacation & E-book Preparation

I posted awhile ago about my internal debate over e-publishing one of my manuscripts myself. This particular manuscript hits close to home, and I've been dreaming about people reading it for ages. We all need dreams, right? Well, as I'm currently on vacation from work for a week, I decided that it was as good… Continue reading Vacation & E-book Preparation

Writing & Publishing

Let’s talk about the synopsis. Or not. (Please, God, no).

Let's start with a brief history on the synopsis, shall we? Once upon a time, Satan himself was sitting atop his throne of skulls and lava looking up at the nasty humans from above. He thought to himself, "What is next for me? What new torture can I device? I've already come up with the… Continue reading Let’s talk about the synopsis. Or not. (Please, God, no).