• books,  publishing,  writing life

    Coverage

    As you know from my earlier posts I’m neck deep in writing new work right now but I got side-tracked yesterday by a blog post by indie romance author Whitney G. about keeping your products (books) fresh. It made me realize that I shouldn’t be clutching to my old book covers like a Titanic survivor to a life raft but rather embrace the ever changing market place and adapt. She goes into full depth on her post about backlists here and book covers here. Re-reading the post she says that one shouldn’t be so concerned with how many books you’ve sold per quarter or year until you have at least…

  • books,  motherhood,  writing,  writing life

    Work Through Chaos

    Recently on Twitter RWA put up a video with author Jamaila Brinkley sharing her tips on writing through the chaos. I love this video because I have two kids under school age and trying to find time to write on most days is like trying to park an F-350 in a compact parking spot. Last month we started our own Get Me Back To Work Campaign here in our house and it’s working like a champ. It has to do with the addition of a laptop to my work schedule. Before, I was tied to the desktop which meant keeping an ear out for the 4 year old on his…