What makes a writer’s heart soar? An acceptance! And I have received one for a short story going into an anthology. More news coming on this soon, but know that I have a happy heart right now. Also, what makes me writer’s heart sing–I got to go to Karen White’s booksigning tonight at The Booksellers of Laurelwood. Karen is always on my TBR list ’cause I am reading ALL her books from first to current. Yeah, I bought the latest, and kidded her about making me jump ahead. LOL. It’s all good. Here we are making merriment: I have emailed
Well, for starters, romance is something that everyone writes these days. Yes, even me, and yes, every genre. Now I am not talking about the whole notion of romance, but every book has a relationship in it that denotes love. Want me to prove it? Name a popular book. Does it have even a hint of a love story? Then there is your answer. Secondly, think of the classics of fantasy, is there a love story? ah-ha! Romance is what EVERYONE is writing about! I wasn’t convinced either, until I really tried to come up with titles to books that
I think I have gone into survivalist mode. I see so many books being published every day at Amazon. In a recent interview on Writer Groupie my guest mentioned 2200 a day. That’s a lot of books, folks. NY publishers are sitting back watching their slush piles grow smaller and smaller and they are laughing at the rest of us. Yes, this is the slush they USED to have to deal with. 2200 books a day, y’all. It’s enough to make me grab my bug out bag and race off into the wild. I think I have a better shot
I am in Christmas mode over here and writing and posting are taking a back seat…but I did find this on a search on Amazon then digging into the author’s site…wow. He has an awesome book trailer! if this doesn’t make you want to read the book NOTHING WILL! The author is Ransom Riggs and the book is Mrs. Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. Check it out!!
My YA fantasy, An Unexpected Performance, will be on sale beginning tomorrow morning at 8 am. You will be getting a 41% savings by getting it during this special 24 hour sale. The cost is going from 5.00 to 2.99 for Kindle. (remember you only need the Kindle app on your e-device to be able to read Kindle books!) Click here for link to sale site. I hope you will get yours! the sale runs from 8 am Friday through 8 am Saturday. Merry Christmas!