25 things you should do after you write your book

Making a List

This is our first guest post from author Ani Alexander Writing the book is the easiest part of the process. Many authors think that writing a book is very hard and that once you finish your book, the rest is a piece of cake. I thought that way, too, until I wrote my first book. […]

How quickly can you resize an image for your blog? (Challenge Accepted!)

How to resize an image for the web

Those gorgeous, giant images your fancy camera takes suck — they suck bandwidth and file storage space. Remember when an 8-megapixel camera was sumpin’ special? Ha! Now you can buy 10-MP cameras at Big Lots for $29.95. Plenty of affordable digital cameras take 16-MP pics. New models from Canon and Nikon are touting 24 MP […]

Interview with Charlotte Howard, author of “Seven Dirty Words”

Seven Dirty Words by Charlotte Howard

The New Year brought us a new author with her first book release from Rocking Horse Publishing. Yesterday, I spent an hour or so chatting with Charlotte Howard about her steamy novel, Seven Dirty Words. We had hoped to get together on Skype for this interview, but that didn’t quite work out. Read on… “All […]

Publishing: Show me the money?

Seven Dirty Words by Charlotte Howard

Want to see your book published? Let’s talk about the money. An author has many options for publishing, and there’s no single “right” answer for everyone. What it comes down to, however, is to either self-publish or try for an agent/contract – not that you need an agent to obtain a contract, especially in the […]

Editor’s review of “The Fires of Waterland” by Raymond Alexander Kukkee

Fires of Waterland

“poignant and compelling — don’t miss it” In The Fires of Waterland, emerging author Raymond Alexander Kukkee has produced a powerful coming-of-age tale. His characters are vividly drawn, with utterly convincing dialogue. The story of Fletcher Williams’ troubled but hope-filled childhood develops through a series of bittersweet flashbacks. We learn that “Fetch” is an orphan; but […]

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