Lost for Words? The Passion to Write (and Publish) is Important!


Originally posted on The Regina Monologue:
Feeling a bit hopeless right now. I haven’t posted about all the recent politics because I can’t think how to articulate my incredulity in any way that hasn’t been written a thousand times already. Brexit was bad enough… Trump is just unbelievable. Carl and I sat up watching the…

How I created a book trailer


above: artwork for ‘The Methuselah Paradox’ trailer by Catherine Archer-Wills by EJ Jackson The Beginning First of all, I should make it clear that I’m not claiming that this is the only way to create a book trailer, or that you as an indie author should follow my method. Mainly because, when I began the process,Continue reading “How I created a book trailer”

No, Crowdfunding Is Not Begging (re-blogged from ALli)


I wanted to share this post by Orna Ross, head of The Alliance of Independent Authors, because I think what she has to say about Crowdfunding is spot on. Please follow the link to read more, and you feel inspired to comment, please do so either on the ALli site (you don’t have to join toContinue reading “No, Crowdfunding Is Not Begging (re-blogged from ALli)”

Have you heard of these book publishing scams? (re-blog)


Here is a really useful warning for new writers about the less savory side of being the ‘new kid on the block’ – and the maxim ‘If it sounds too good to be true – it probably is’ has never been truer. Re-blogged from Suzan St Maur AMIPA : http://howtowritebetter.net/book-publishing-scams-three-stinky-examples/  I was approached by Authorhouse and hounded via emailContinue reading “Have you heard of these book publishing scams? (re-blog)”