Burn Out

By |2017-03-10T14:30:04-06:00October 26th, 2015|Writing Woes|

When I was all bright-eyed and bushy-tailed in 2014, I planned a crazy busy year for 2015. I envisioned myself breezing through the final touches on my house in Virginia, selling it without a problem, wafting to conventions all over the country, making tons of money and…do you see where […]

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Bits and Bobs and Updates

By |2017-03-27T20:37:10-05:00September 15th, 2015|Writing Woes|

Warning: Long, writing-related post ahead related to September Updates. Totes boring. Keep reading.

Hey y’all, it’s been a while, no? But you know what they say, no blogging=more writing. And in this case, that’s actually true.

Since I decided to, yanno, sell a house, move cross country, buy a new house, and […]

Convention-al Wisdom (Part II)

By |2019-01-09T13:04:16-06:00August 17th, 2015|Business of Indie Publishing Series|

The first convention-al wisdom talked about the pitfalls with doing too many conventions and wasting your resources. This blog was originally posted on Michelle Hauck, but I’m reposting it for the Business of Indie Publishing series.

Before I started this whole author-thing, you wouldn’t have caught me dead at a […]

Why You Shouldn’t Self Publish

By |2017-03-10T13:53:00-06:00August 10th, 2015|Business of Indie Publishing Series|

Okay, so this is a response blog. Some guy over at some website penned a dummy picture about why he believes that no one should ever self-publish their work ever. His thought is that 99% of people who choose self-publishing do so before they are ready. Because people who’ve gone through […]

Convention-al Wisdom

By |2017-03-07T16:28:25-06:00June 29th, 2015|Business of Indie Publishing Series|

Those of y’all who have been around for a while know that a big part of my marketing strategy is to get out in front of readers by way of attending comic book conventions. I got the song-and-dance, I have the banners, I have the swag. Since September 2014, I’ve […]

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Set an Intention

By |2017-03-27T20:37:45-05:00June 15th, 2015|Business of Indie Publishing Series|

A little over a year ago, in February of 2014, I decided that I was “finally gonna self-publish that book.” If you look back in the annals of my personal Facebook posts, you’ll see I was dorking around with this idea for a number of years. But at the time, […]

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The Problem with Conviction

By |2017-03-07T16:04:11-06:00March 19th, 2015|Razia, Writing Woes|

I’ve been having some trouble writing Conviction, the third Razia book.

Now, nobody panic. It’s not like I’m giving up or anything like that. But I wanted to be blog a little about the frustration with this damned book, more so I maybe can find a nugget of wisdom to keep […]

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Alliances Hotwash Part II

By |2017-03-07T15:59:30-06:00March 12th, 2015|Hot Washes|

Yesterday, I wrote a blog post about the results of nine weeks’ worth of content building up to Alliances. Today, I’m talking about the […]

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Alliances Hotwash – Part I

By |2017-03-07T15:58:18-06:00March 11th, 2015|Hot Washes|

Y’all know me and my hotwashes. I decided to write a full-up recap and analysis of the promotional period for Alliances, up until the release yesterday. […]

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Pensacon Hotwash – Take 2

By |2017-03-07T15:55:30-06:00March 6th, 2015|Hot Washes|

I realized today that the hotwash I posted yesterday wasn’t really a hotwash. It was more a lovely picture-based summary. The hotwashes you crazy kids have come to expect should have lessons learned and all that fun stuff.

So here’s the real hotwash.

Pensacon the Project encompassed more than just the […]

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