Midnight Oil

Another night, come and gone Another night vanquished by day Another night I’ll never get back The clock is mocking me I’m staring at the freeway of my mind, a pretzel of overpasses, underpasses, onramps, exits. They crisscross, intersect, disconnect. Is it an excuse or a condition? Just pick one. Pick a lane and don’tContinue reading “Midnight Oil”

Dear Indie | Kindle Vella, Anyone?

Hi Indies! I normally don’t jump on new trends—still not on TikTok or BookTok despite the rave reviews. I’m just lazy as sh*t when it comes to apps and social media, and especially social media apps. 😉 But I have to admit that I just started publishing my first serial on Kindle Vella to giveContinue reading “Dear Indie | Kindle Vella, Anyone?”

Humor Only Writers Could Understand

So, my sister sent me a cool and unusual picture through chat and I was coming up with meme ideas for it and what the captions should say. After sending them and taking another couple of sips of my coffee, I started sending her a quick succession of new messages editing my previous meme ideas.Continue reading “Humor Only Writers Could Understand”

Dear Indie | Book Editing Software & Sites

Hi, Indies! Last time, I mentioned that I kind of got scammed by more than just that ridiculous font site – and I did. By Amazon. I know, shocker. Sometimes, I feel like I’m just really late to the party…like, there aren’t even Solo cups or streamers left laying around, I’m THAT far behind. But,Continue reading “Dear Indie | Book Editing Software & Sites”

Dear Indie | Fonts, Vectors, & Scams, Oh…snap!

Hi Indies! I’m back, and I have links! In my last post, I touched base on some of the issues we DIY’ers face when working with a small budget and little-to-no experience. Formatting an eBook, which has “Floating Text” vs. formatting a paperback with “Fixed Text” is not only different, but sometimes it can beContinue reading “Dear Indie | Fonts, Vectors, & Scams, Oh…snap!”

Confessions of a Hybrid Author | WTF?

Stop spending money on marketing. Seriously, put your credit card down and back away from the computer, this is not a drill. Confession Time: I’ve written a couple of books that you’ve never seen or heard about because I don’t have them linked to any of my social media accounts, nor do I have themContinue reading “Confessions of a Hybrid Author | WTF?”

Dear Indie | Using Daily Prompts to Stay Active

Hi Indies! Whenever I stumble upon something that I feel would be a great resource for you all, you know I have to share. When I first started my blog back in October of 2013, I used the WordPress Daily Prompt challenge to build up my followers and writing network. It was great for awhileContinue reading “Dear Indie | Using Daily Prompts to Stay Active”