I’m a bit overwhelmed lately, so I thought writing about it in a blog post was a great idea. As everyone probably already knows (read: I refuse to shut up about it), I’ve chosen to self-publish the REM World trilogy. There’s more about my reasoning behind that here, but today I want to talk about … Read moreBook Ideas, Writing, & The Day Job
Writing a book takes a lot of time and energy. You pour your own emotions and experiences into your characters, twist the world you live in to create something new and complex. It takes years of brainstorming, writing, editing, brainstorming some more, rewriting…and eventually you have a 100,000+ word book. And you may have written … Read moreSelf-Publishing VS Traditional Publishing
This month, I struggled to think of what to write in my newsletter. I did finish editing REM World: Great Awakening and I did start to query, but other than that, there wasn’t much going on. And honestly, the sudden slow-down once I hit the querying stage of my writing journey sort of…slowed me down. … Read moreFebruary Newsletter
Well, you made it all the way here! You get a cookie. NEW! Download or view the first three chapters of REM World: Lucid! I’ve copied and pasted the text below the viewer, as a last resort option for would-be readers. Please consider sharing this page to your social media if you like what I’ve … Read moreREM World: First Three Chapters
In traditional publishing, you give a percentage of your earnings to your agent and to your publisher. You also run the risk of your series being pulled before you complete it. And being forced to write another book to satisfy the terms of your contract, if you’ve been paid for three books in a trilogy … Read moreREM World: Indie Publishing?
Rejection is an expected part of traditional publishing. I’m proud to present to you my very first rejection of what will surely be a long and lucrative writing career. Dear Lynn, I’m grateful for the opportunity to consider your project REM WORLD: GREAT AWAKENING. I’ve had a chance to read your query and sample materials, … Read moreMy First Rejection: REM World Query
Wake up, Travelers & Dreamers! I got another update for you about REM World! So, if you’ve been following along with me on Twitter or here on my website, you know that January 23rd of this year was THE day. The day I finally sent out my first query for REM World! I chose to … Read moreREM World: My First Query