Welcome to my tour stop on the I ❤️ YA Scavenger Hunt, sponsored by the authors of Cursed Lands! All the hunt rules are on the main website: http://cursedlandsboxedset.com/scavengerhunt/. But a quick reminder: Find the secret word in BOLD in my blog post below and string it together with the words from all the other … More I ❤️ YA Scavenger Hunt
2018 has been a great year, but to be honest I’m glad it’s over and 2019 is here! I have so many great books planned and 2018 has been such a great learning experience. Here are my 2018 best-selling books! (In order of profitability, not number of books sold) It comes as no surprise that … More 2018 Recap! Writer Lessons Learned and Marketing Tips. Happy New Year!
Edit 12/5/2018: This blog post has gotten a lot of attention and, in turn, I’ve received tons of questions! I’ve put together a short, to-the-point guide that elaborates my process and how I write a book a month while keeping the day job, so I hope you find it helpful! November is wrapping up and … More 2019 Goals & How I Work 90 Hours a Week (Holy Batman!)
Long post ahead! I had an interesting conversation with some other authors in an indie cover Facebook group (which I usually stay away from; it can often be full of home-brewed covers with authors who are either too blind or too broke to care about all the things that are important in a book … More Cover Philosophy : Paying Artists What They’re Worth
Are you ready for this awesome release box? Keep reading for more information or click here to order right away! Last month I gave you Manor Saffron and this month I have a very special book: Soul Bound! This is a new A.J. series and I couldn’t be more excited about it! The gods are … More A.J. June Release: Soul Bound! Special Release Box!
It’s that time again! Time to highlight some of my favorite fantasy covers! Last week I focused on recent fantasy covers which blew my mind. Well, this week I’m going back in time to take a look at some of the artists who captivated my mind in the past! DARRELL K. SWEET For much of…
Whether you finished the first draft of your book in less than 30 days or it took the better part of a year to even get your outline completed, authors have a reason to celebrate when their books come hot off the press. Your agent may invite you out to dinner, but then again, many … More Interesting Ways to Commemorate a Successful Book Launch
I have a few select authors that will be a part of this epic giveaway, but I’d like to extend an offer to bring more into the circle. Authors can accomplish great things alone, and incredible things in groups! I’m looking for Fantasy Authors to be a part of a “big-prize” giveaway. Prize: Kindle Fire … More Calling Fantasy Authors! Reach more readers. Join this Kindle Fire & $100 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway!
Reblogging this excellent post about fixing dialogue!
I recently became a slush reader for freeze frame fiction and it has already been a far more enlightening experience that I’d thought it’d be. I’m an experienced and published writer, so I like to think that I know how to push past the slush pile. But it surprised me to see the comments of … More From a Slush Reader: Why You’re Getting Rejected