I'd be the first to admit that I tend to write the men I wish I knew. But, that doesn't mean they don't have flaws. Every hero has to have those, and I know things get confusing for our make believe lovers. So, if I had to make a list, and, for my purposes, I'm... Continue Reading →
Welcome to Future Fairytales! I'm part of this awesome fan group for SFR, and this is an excellent example of why. The Brigade showcase is basically fun content from your favorite authors for free all over the internet. That's just awesome. And, today, I'm participating with a sneak peek at my new release, out on... Continue Reading →
It is work, and no one should have to just give away their labor. That’s called slavery, if you think about it.
This happened to an author of my acquaintance. She got an email from a “fan” and the gist of it was this:
Dear Ms. Author.
I really like your books. I think they are well-written and I enjoyed reading them. (So far, so good, right? Hang on.) However, I have returned them all because you priced them at $0.99 to $2.99, and that is too much to pay for them. I can’t afford to pay that much for a book, even though I liked it. In the future, can you make sure you make all your books free so I don’t have to return them?
And, when the author in question blocked this “fan” (and it seems, reported her as an abuser of the return system on ebooks), she sent another email chastising the author for blocking her and forcing her to open a second account (presumably to harass the…
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May 31, 2016 Brother Mine is the first in my very next series, and it has a release date! Here's the blurb: Mal Renata was born with the proverbial silver spoon in her mouth, but it never stopped her from becoming the voice of the Braxian people. As an activist fighting off mankind’s inevitable... Continue Reading →
Cry Havoc is in production, I promise. It's become clear, however that the next series in the universe I've build around the Carry Bell is purely scifi young adult. There may be some romantic elements, I don't know yet. But, the main characters are kids trying to survive a war together. It's not going to... Continue Reading →
I have a few peeves. One of them is the habitual click bait articles now peopling the internet that basically say, "if you're an author, you've been doing it all wrong!" I really, really hate that. First, there is no wrong way. You are either doing it, or you aren't. If you are, you're producing... Continue Reading →