What happens when having a “Professional Writing Career” isn’t your end-all goal?

So here’s a bit of a controversial—and, for me, highly charged—topic. Also, hi! *waves* It’s been a while, but I bet you don’t give a rat’s ass as to why I’ve been off this blog, so I’ll just dive right in.   What are you writing for? The general consensus in the indie world is that making aContinue reading “What happens when having a “Professional Writing Career” isn’t your end-all goal?”

4 Things to Hang Over Your Writing-Space

We all need inspiration, especially when we’re neck-deep in our manuscripts. I’m in that situation right now, trying to pick up momentum, kick myself into gear. So I do the only reasonable thing: I procrastinate making pretty pictures! 😛 Seriously, though. The following are things I absolutely believe in, things which always help me overcome inertia, self-doubt, and the endless slewContinue reading “4 Things to Hang Over Your Writing-Space”

Guest Post: Building a Relationship with Readers

Nothing is more important to authors than our readers. Without them, we’re just kooks who sit around all day fantasizing about worlds and people that don’t exist. But how do we keep the readers we have? And how do we make sure they’re always looking forward to our next book? (Apart from writing some pretty damn kick-ass books to beginContinue reading “Guest Post: Building a Relationship with Readers”

Looking through time: 2015 and 2016

The year 2015 is coming to an end. And what a year it was! There was much turmoil and change in the self-publishing industry; many success stories too. The rest of the world is in various stages of upheaval, and tragedy as well as victory are sprinkled all over the planet. Even though I’m touched (to not say horrified and sometimes thrilled)Continue reading “Looking through time: 2015 and 2016”

Science-Fiction & Fantasy – First in Series FREE promotion!

Today I’ve joined 51 other independent SFF authors in the First in Series FREE Promotion. That means for today, 3. November 2015, you can download any of the titles listed here for free! And there are some amazing books among them. While some of them are always free, some will only be available for download without charge today (or for aContinue reading “Science-Fiction & Fantasy – First in Series FREE promotion!”