Book Promotion On A Shoestring Budget

Not Quite A Shoestring Budget! Promoting your book when your wallet has mothballs in it can be a challenge. You want to make the best impression you can with what you got. As the US Marines say ‘Time to Make Do.’ With $150 bucks, here’s how I did it on a shoestring budget. The Wish…

Anne Barwell Reconstructs WWII In Shadowboxing

Anne Barwell’s father once told her stories that he sucked on lemons in front of brass bands during WWII. Now a Dreamspinner Press author with the WWII era story “Shadowboxing,” Barwell, a librarian by trade, considers herself a woman of many talents. She’s authored four titles with Dreamspinner, is 2nd violin in New Zealand’s Hutt…

How To Edit A Novella In Three Days

Novella edits? Don’t panic! Over the weekend, I received my edits to Pawn Takes Rook, awesome right? Well here’s the thing, I had to turn them in by Wednesday. I was booked solid with the second week of college. That only left Friday through Sunday. That’s right. I had three days to edit a novella….

Happy New Year!

Russia – 2013 – Courtesy of Reuters It’s a New Year! How did that happen? Not to point it out like the six billion people on the planet, it seems the Mayans had it wrong. Or someone horribly mistranslated somewhere along the way. Where’s that guy? I want his job. But without too much fanfare,…