Another Writing Project?

Posted On Aug 13 2014 by

Photo courtesy Flickr Creative Commons and bluestar_tam   Those of you following me know the deal: I write in two month intervals. From July 1st through August 31st, I will have plotted Scorpion Summer, written the first draft for Now I Knew You, and edited Camp Dogs. On September 1st, everything gets shifted into the next stage of development and a new novel drops into the plot phase. Which means I’m juggling three books at once. Actually, that’s not uncommon. Few authors completely finish one project before starting the next. And most will be deciding their next book and beginning …


Turning Pro

Posted On Aug 11 2014 by

Photo Courtesy of Flickr Creative Commons and barlufus Are you a professional writer? There comes a time when a writer must make The Decision. Am I a hobbyist or a professional author? It’s not a decision to be made lightly, or during the excitement and energy generated from a writer’s conferenece. That’s a high, people, not the Holy Spirit giving you clear direction. And here’s another shocker: going pro has nothing to do with how many books you’ve published or sold. In fact, there are thousands upon thousands of published authors who have not gone pro. Sure, they get their …


My Indy Journey – Day 31

Posted On Jul 31 2014 by

Okay, here we are. One month through my Indy Journey. And things are going as planned. My goal is to complete a first draft every two months. By overlapping the edit of the previous draft and the plotting of the next draft, I should be able to publish a book every two months. Of course, the editing process takes longer because I’ll send it out to an editor and beta readers, but that doesn’t require my help until I get the feedback. Then we’ll see if I can still keep the pace. I’d like to start promoting interesting Indie Authors …