Round and round we go. So, I do send off query letters to those publishers who offer to accept them, and I’ve made my rounds. Sometimes I get the usual ‘Not what we’re looking for at this time’ responses, and sometimes just crickets. Sometimes I get helpful advice, and have actually picked up a few fans … More Publishing… again
Yeah, I know. I’ve done this before- complain about Facebook and Twitter, etcetera. But now it’s time for me to share an email I sent out to my closest friends and family a few months ago: “As many of you may have noticed, I’ve been absent from Facebook for some time…. Lacking social skills and deficiencies … More Online Social Networking
So, I have a tall stack of traditional publishing rejection letters. Okay, that’s not exactly true. What I have are the memories of them. Not just physical letters, but emails. I’ve submitted to all the traditional publishers out there numerous times, and I’ve been rejected every time. I usually just delete them if email, or toss … More Pay to self-publish?
As the new year begins, it’s time to start over. Like a new day with all the possibilities fresh, the new year is a promise to change things for the better. To make the right decisions, to not make wrong ones. For the next eleven months we have time to debate, for example, who you think … More 2018: The Year of Love
I’m grateful. Grateful to my friends and family who have loved me. Who have helped me through tough times. I’m grateful to my mother for giving me life. I’m grateful for the good choices I’ve made, and ashamed of the bad ones. I’m grateful that I’ve been able to work through the bad ones and … More Giving Thanks
I’m happy with my life as it is now, but I have some regrets. We all have regrets. I hope you all have found some happiness at some point. I’ve been doing some reflections on my life lately, and have discovered that the regret is probably a universal thing. I’ve made some really dumb life … More Reflections: Happiness, Regret, and Life Choices
So, I write books. Perhaps you’ve noticed. Well, guess what? I also read books. Not nearly as many as I’d like, but I do read. Reading was where I got the original passion to write. Periodically I’ll browse the best new books, looking for one that’ll catch my eye. Just today I found a book that … More The Payment Method