Category archive: NOTES

Notes on writing.

Emerging Local Authors Collection 2018-19

Emerging Local Authors

On May 12, 2018, I stood with 110 other proud, local authors at the Greater Victoria Public Library as they unveiled their 2018-2019 Emerging Local Authors Collection.

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KDP Rocket

Review of KDP Rocket (now Publisher Rocket)

In order to sell books, my books need to be visible in order to be discovered. One way to do that is through searching on Amazon. Another is through advertising, and in this review, I am referring to advertising through Amazon Marketing Services (AMS).

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Snipped back from the editor

Snipped is back from my editor

I just received my first draft manuscript for Snipped back from my editor. Woot! I’m just about to leap into the changes. I plan to have the book on pre-order as soon as possible and released in March 2018.

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John Grisham, habits and story

It’s summer. It’s hot. I’m cranky and I’m trying to stay focused on writing my fourth book. So here’s a couple of videos from John Grisham where he talks about habits, his work space and about story. He seems like a nice guy to sit and chat with.

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Vermin 2.0 proof arrives

A change of strategy

I need to change my strategy. I’ve decided to raise my prices and to stop offering freebies and deep discounts. Let me explain.

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