I was handed an antique train ticket. 1902. I don’t know who gave it to me, or why. One minute, I was walking, and the next, I had a ticket and a whisper; “go there”. Continue reading “Antique Train Ticket”
It wasn’t the first time she’d felt like this. She’d felt the painful sensation of flames on her cheeks and hands before, when she was angry or fearful. There was never fire, though. Just heat. This time, it was different. This time, it was stronger. Hotter. More painful. And the burning feeling was coursing through her veins, beating the rhythm of her heart. This time, it was inside of her. Continue reading “To Blossom”
Ah, the cover. Easily one of the most important things if you actually want to sell your book. Covers are one of those things that are far more complex than it seems on the surface, so I’m going to break this up into several sections.
- Why the cover is important
- Should you hire?
- Types of covers you’ll need
- Tools of the trade
- Cover Designers
If you’re not ready for all that, you can check out the other Road to Self Publishing posts.
Ready? Let’s get started. Continue reading “The Road to Self Publishing- The Cover”
First, I’d like to say that the next part of The Road to Self Publishing is on the way and will be posted tomorrow.
Second, I have a Facebook page now. So, if you’re on Facebook and would like to follow, you can find me here. I’ll be posting updates from this page as well as shorter writing talk and Facebook exclusive stories.
There we are! See you tomorrow!
“Don’t you move a muscle,” said the voice as something hard pressed into the small of Nicholas’s back. “You’re gonna empty your pockets, nice and slow.” Continue reading “Help”
Okay, it’s time to talk about the 500 pound gorilla in the room, Amazon. If you oppose Amazon on ideological grounds and won’t use them, that’s completely valid. This article just isn’t for you. I’ll be posting separate articles on the other marketplaces you can use. Continue reading “The Road to Self Publishing- Amazon”